Nevis Range Ski Mountaineering and Touring

Free

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

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Ski Mountaineering, Back Country Ski Touring and Freeride Skiing in the Nevis Range, Glencoe and across Scotland have become hugely popular in recent years. Why not take try it for yourself and discover the best way of travelling in the mountains during winter.

Please contact us on 01540 210 000 or to check availability.

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£125£250£490
Private 1:1£270£540

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. Ski skins, harscheisen, ice axe, transceivers, shovels, probes.
  3. Ski mountaineering & touring skis, boots, poles
  1. Personal accident insurance
  2. Personal clothing
  3. Waterproofs, gloves, hat, buff
  4. Rucksack 40L +
  5. Ski goggles

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.

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. Private instructor rates start from £270.00 on a 1:1 ratio, additional £100.00 per day for each additional person in your group.

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