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Guided Winter Climbing

Scottish Highlands
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Up to 2 people
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Guided winter climbing is the obvious choice if you simply want to be guided on some awe-inspiring winter routes, focusing on having a great time out, rather than developing skills. We can focus on ice, snow or mixed climbing depending on the conditions and what you prefer.

If you have specific ‘classic’ routes you would like to do, or would like to try routes at a chosen grade, we will match your enthusiasm for the experience you have in mind. From mountaineering climbs that make the perfect introduction for beginners to challenging routes on the big faces in Scotland, whatever you are interested in doing, we can do it.


1:1 Instructor to Client Ratio £250 per day

1:2 Instructor to Client Ratio £280 per day

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  • Course Location

    With Aviemore in the Cairngorms National park as our base we are perfectly situated for taking advantage of the easily accessible and world class routes on offer in the Northern Corries, as well as being able to easily make day trips to the west coast and the north west highlands.

    If you’d prefer to have your course based out of a different location then just let us know when you enquire.

  • Course Ratio

    We deliver this course at a maximum ratio of one instructor to two clients. This enables us to easily tailor the course to your ability and aspirations and ensures that you will receive a large amount of individual input from your instructor so that you can develop your skills swiftly and safely.

  • Previous Experience Required

    Previous winter hill walking experience, and the ability to walk in the hills for 6-8 hours each day.

  • Accommodation (not included)

    We don’t provide accommodation on our courses as some of our clients would like to stay in luxury
    accommodation, some in B&B’s, some in Bunkhouses and some like to camp. Therefore we feel our clients benefit from being able choose the accommodation they personally prefer in relation to their budget.

Private Course

We only run this course privately as this enables us to tailor it to your previous experience and aspirations so that you can get the most out of your time with us.

This coupled with the fact that we only use the UK’s highest qualified instructors means that you can progress at a rate that suits you whilst gaining significant confidence in your winter climbing ability.

The course will be operated on a max ratio of 1 instructor to 2 participants- you can come alone or with one other person and split the cost between you. This course will be run on dates of your own choosing and included in the price is the supply all of the necessary safety equipment, including ice axe/s, crampons, harness & helmets.

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