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Scottish two day winter skills course- dates 2021

Scottish winter mountaineering course Aviemore and Scottish winter skills course Aviemore

Our two day Scottish Winter Skills, Aviemore course equips you with the essential skills for enjoying the mountains in winter. Alongside our friendly, highly experienced instructors, you'll gain confidence in a wide range of winter specific skills, including how to select and use winter equipment, how to adjust your navigation skills for the winter mountains, how to make an avalanche risk assessment and much, much more.


The course is based in Aviemore, giving exceptional access and many options of reliable winter hills..



Just a good level of summer hill walking experience and a dollop of determination.


Is it for me?

The course is perfect for those with summer hill walking experience looking to gain the essential skills required to access the winter mountains or experienced winter hillwalkers looking to refresh or update themselves

Looking for more in-depth course? Check out our great value Five Day Winter Skills Courses.


The course is flexible and takes into account the prevailing conditions and your pervious experience, but generally covers the following topics in a thorough and practical format; 

Fitness, interpreting forecasts, avalanche theory, how to select and assess an objective, personal and group equipment selection, basic and advanced winter movement skills, winter specific mountain navigation, axe and crampons use for progression and emergency arrest, personal and group emergency shelters and accessing steep terrain. 

With all the topics and workshops taking place during a journey into the Scottish mountains, this course gives you everything you need to explore the mountains all year round, in a fun, friendly and above all authentic way. 

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