Winter Mountaineering Courses

From: £275.00

If you have ever fancied winter mountaineering or learning how to climb in winter then these courses might just be for you. We will go where the weather and conditions look best in order to provide you with the nicest quality conditions out there!

Winter Mountaineering Courses in Scotland

Our winter mountaineering courses are based predominately around the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland. This is a great opportunity to tackle those classic Scottish winter mountaineering routes you’ve aspired to climb. Routes we might do would be things like Fiacaill Ridge, Jacobs Edge, the Slant, Afterthought Arete and many more condition dependant. On our two and four day courses you may also climb at Creag Meagaidh, Aonaoch Mor and Ben Nevis (following whatever has the best conditions around). The days will be tailored to your personal and group needs and will tackle some classic winter mountaineering routes. The course ratios are on a 1:2.

What is Included in our Guided Scottish Winter Mountaineering Courses?

  • Certified and highly experience instructors & guides who are also a member of the AMI association.
  • Crampons
  • Climbing Axes & Leashes
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Ropes
  • All technical climbing gear
  • All safety equipment like first aid kits
  • Photos from your course

What is Not Included?

  • Travel Insurance

What Do I need to Bring With Me?

  • Waterproof jacket & trousers
  • Winter boots B2
  • Hat & gloves (we recommend 2x gloves)
  • Belay jacket
  • Rucksack 
  • Lunch & Drink
  • Gaiters
  • Headtorch * recommended
  • Clear lensed Goggles

Should you prefer to use your own equipment on this Scottish mountaineering course, you are welcome to bring your own harness, helmet, belay device, boots, crampons & axes if you wish and your instructor can check these on the day to ensure they appropriate.

Additional Information

If you do not feel that you have enough experience to go mountaineering  in winter yet, then why not take a look at our Winter Skills Courses instead?

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