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Winter skills courseS

Winter Skills Courses

Our Scottish and Lake District based winter skills courses are designed to deliver all the essential knowledge and techniques required for a walker to confidently head out into the mountains in winter conditions.

Moving around in crampons competently on steep ground and using an ice-axe correctly is just the start. You will learn about safe route choices and avoiding avalanche prone slopes plus winter navigation strategies. 

We will also introduce you to the techniques needed when venturing into steep gullies and technical terrain.

1 Day Essential Skills Course

Have fun and learn the essentials on this introductory one day course.

£180 per person

Max ratio 1:2


2 Day Intermediate Course


This 2-day course delivers all the essential skills and allows time to fully consolidate your learning with a classic mountain journey

£ 350 per person

Max ratio 1:2


 5 Day Winter Mountaineering Course

This 5 day course is designed to move you towards complete independence as a winter mountaineer. We will cover the essential winter skills plus the more advanced techniques required for steeper, more technical mountain terrain. 

£700 per person

Max ratio 1:2

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