2 Day Winter Skills course

2 Day Winter Skills course

From: £235.00

If you’re planning to head out into the mountains in winter conditions, it’s vital to learn the skills and techniques necessary to keep you safe.  Our 2-Day Winter Skills Course will teach you the essential fundamental skills and build your confidence.  Our courses take place near Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park, although we are able to deliver courses throughout the Scottish Highlands.  Just select your preferred start date from the calendar, day 2 will be automatically added.

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2 Day Winter Skills Courses in Scotland

Our 2 day winter skills training courses in the Cairngorms, Aviemore & throughout Scotland are designed to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to travel safely in the high mountains in winter conditions. These essential skills will be learned and developed throughout your chosen course. The Winter Skills days will utilise the Cairngorms to teach you the fundamentals of hill walking in winter conditions.

You will get to develop your winter skills and learn new techniques. These include navigation, use of crampons & ice axes, walking safely in the snow, snow-pack analysis, the use of transceivers (including search and rescue techniques), emergency shelters, introduction to rope work, & avalanche awareness/evaluation.

Our winter skills courses are based at the Cairngorms Adventure Centre and use the Northern Corries and Cairngorm Plateau, one of Scotland’s finest and most accessible high mountain areas, thus maximising your learning time.  Other areas that we may use are; Creag Meagaidh, Ben Nevis & Glencoe.

Other Winter Skills Course durations

One Day Winter Skills

On the one day Winter Skills Course in the Cairngorms, Aviemore & Scotland, you will earn the skills to move safely and efficiently in the mountains (in winter), safely use ice axes, crampons, plan a route according to weather and avalanche risk and many more.

Winter Scenery Video

The hills encompassed in a winter coat of snow.  The shots are mostly from the Cairngorms & Aviemore, but also a couple from other parts of Scotland.

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