Nevis range ski mountaineering and touring

Course Content

What is covered?  A typical course will look at the below aspects to Ski Touring & Mountaineering.

  1. Off-piste Skiing Techniques  /  Skinning up & Kick Turns  /  Use of Crampons  /  Avalanche Awareness  /  Route Planning  /  Navigation  /  Using Transceivers  /  Expeditions Planning

2 day Course

2 day course upgrade

4 day course

upgrade for 4 day course

private instruction

private instruction

Ski Touring in Fort William

Ski touring in Fort William is one the most satisfying and efficient way of exploring and travelling through the Nevis Range or Glencoe.  It is also a great way for gaining access to climbs.  If you have yet to try it why not give it a go and learn to ski tour this winter and book on to our ski mountaineering & touring guided days or courses.

We can run our ski touring days anywhere across Scotland. We will ski mainly in the Nevis range  but should conditions be favourable, we may also visit Creag Meagaidh, the Monadhliath mountains and the Cairngorms. During the 4 day course there may be scope for an overnight expedition.

Ski Mountaineering & Touring Days

Days1 Day2 Day4 Day
Per Person£105£195£360
Private 1:1£225£425

Private courses for groups and individuals are available, please Contact Us for a bespoke quote.  Instructor client ratio will be a maximum of 1:6.

Price Includes; Instruction / Guiding & all Technical Equipment

Included in your ski mountaineering & touringNot Included in your ski mountaineering & touring
  1. Instruction / Guiding
  2. Self catering accommodation for the 2 & 4 day courses
  3. Ski skins, harscheisen, ice axe, transcievers, shovels, probes.
  4. Transport to the mountains
  5. Ski mountaineering & touring skis, boots, poles
  1. Personal accident Insurance
  2. Personal clothing
  3. Waterproofs, gloves, hat, buff
  4. Rucksack 40L +
  5. Ski goggles
  6.  

Pre-Requisites

Those booking on to Ski Touring Days/Courses should be a competent skier and confident on blue & red runs.  You should be able to control your skis on Black run terrain.  A high level of fitness is required as you will be out skiing on the slopes for a full day duration, hiking in snow and carrying a weighted backpack.

Need Accommodation?

Ski touring in Aviemore and the Cairngorms instead? Accommodation is available at Cairngorms Adventure Centre. An affiliate with Hosteling Scotland (SYHA).  The lodge offers self catered accommodation; shared dorms or private rooms.  Catering can be provided for groups of 10 or more. There is a drying room, open lounge, large kitchen, free wi-fi and friendly & helpful staff to make your stay with us enjoyable this Winter.

Take a look at any recent Ski tours we have done by flicking through some photos on Facebook.

 

Private 1:1 Instruction!

If you wish to book a instructor specifically for you or your group. Simply fill in an enquiry form by clicking the button to the right or drop us a ring on 01540 210 000. We will be happy to tailor any activity or course to suit your wants and needs. Private instructor rates start from £225.00

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