Winter Skills and Winter Walking Courses

We offer a broad range of high-quality, inspirational courses in Scotland from beginner to advanced levels.

Experience has taught us that large group sizes aren't ideal for anyone's learning and enjoyment so we set the lowest instructor to student ratios that you'll find.

Discover Winter Skills

This is the ideal place to start if you haven’t been hill walking in winter before. Over the two days we'll teach you the skills you need whilst going on some great mountain journeys at the same time.

We'll cover all the essential skills including avalanche safety, the use of crampons and ice axes, basic winter navigation and more, so you have the knowledge and skills to enjoy the winter mountains safely.

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Next Level Winter Skills

This is the ideal course if you have previous winter hill walking experience and you want to develop your winter skills to highest level. Over the three days we'll progress your winter skills even further, whilst going on some great mountain journeys at the same time.

We'll recap and further develop all the core winter skills including avalanche safety, the use of crampons and ice axes, basic winter navigation and more, so you have the knowledge and skills to enjoy the winter mountains safely. Plus we'll introduce you to some new skills, including emergency rope work and snow shelters.

 

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Guided Winter Walking

If you want to be guided on some awe-inspiring walks while having a good time, then this course will suit you. Our winter walking guides are highly experienced so whether you want to do ‘classic’ routes or would like to challenge yourself to summit a particular mountain, we will plan your trip to suit. From the perfect introduction for beginners to challenging routes up the remote mountains of the northern highlands, we can do it.

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