One Day Winter Skills Courses

From: £110.00

Winter skills training days & courses in Scotland run in the Cairngorms & Aviemore. In short, learn the skills to move safely & efficiently in the winter mountains. As well as the safe use of ice axes & crampons & how to plan routes according to weather & avalanche risk.

Private Bookings

Private courses available for £250.00 per day (1:1) and £75.00 per day for each additional person in the group. Contact us for further details.

Take a look at our Two and Four day courses as well:

Two Day Course.

Four Day Course.

Winter Skills Training Courses in Scotland

Get Active on our winter skills training days & courses in Scotland – based in the Cairngorms national park near Aviemore. This course ensure you have the skills, knowledge & training to travel Scottish mountains safely in winter conditions.

On the training course, will get to develop your winter skills and learn new techniques. Such as: navigation, use of crampons & ice axes, walking safely in the snow, snow-pack analysis, & avalanche awareness/evaluation. Moreover, the Winter Skills days will utilise the Cairngorms (the very heart of winter in Scotland) to teach you the fundamentals of hill walking in Winter conditions.

Our winter skills days and training courses are run from the Cairngorms Adventure Centre and use the Northern Corries and Cairngorm Plateau. Certainly one of Scotland’s finest, and most accessible high mountain areas. Thus maximising your learning time with minimal travel. Similarly, other fine areas that we may use are; Creag Meagaidh, Ben Nevis & Glencoe. To sum up, where we go depends on where the best snow conditions are and what is most appropriate.

Video Of Scotland With It's Winter Coat of Snow

Private 1:1 Winter Skills Course in Scotland

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 £250.00 on a 1:1 ratio - additional participants £75.00 per person.

Other Winter Skills Training days & Courses in Scotland

Two Day Winter Skills Course

The Two day course will cover new skills like rope-work and emergency shelters. In addition, it also introduces the use of avalanche transceivers and further snow pack analysis.

Four Day Winter Skills & Snowholing

On the four day training course we head out for a two day overnight expedition. Where we will dig & sleep out in a snowhole high in the mountains. In addition, this course introduces advanced ropework skills & a search and rescue scenario.

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