Winter Skills

Key Points

Movement skills on snow


Avalanche awareness


£80 per person per day based on a group of 4

1:1 Tuition available at £230 per day

Dates by arrangement


For more information, please telephone us on:

07849 548821

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Winter Skills

winter belay scotlandThe aim of our winter skills training is to make you competent to enjoy walking in the mountains in winter conditions. Our winter training will cover the basic skills to allow you to make informed decisions about snow conditions, when and how to use your ice axe and crampons and what to do if faced with an emergency.

Winter equipment such as ice axes, crampons, helmets, harnesses and goggles can be provided free of charge.

What To Expect

Understanding personal equipment suitable for winter hill walking

Personal movement skills, including kicking steps, use of ice axe and self-arrest

Use of crampons

Dealing with emergencies

Avalanche awareness and safe route choice

Intro to winter navigation

Winter Main Page