2 Day Advanced Winter Skills Course | Aviemore, Cairngorms, Scotland | Scottish Rock & Water

FROM £160

ADVANCED WINTER SKILLS 2 DAY

WINTER SKILLS

2 days

Aviemore, Cairngorms

5

MIN:

2

MAX:

6

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Our two day advanced Winter Skills course, based in Aviemore, Scotland is designed to give you the fundamental techniques for safe travel in the mountains in winter conditions. We focus on prevention more than cure, looking at suitable personal kit, organisation and appropriate use of what we carry. On snow, we focus on movement skills with solid footwork in ascent and descent, self-belay, step cutting, self-arrest and crampon techniques.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

Any technical equipment, crampons, ice axe and helmet is included in price

Avalanche awareness/avoidance and its implications for safe route choice

Effectively planning your days in the mountains, using weather and avalanche forecasts

Appropriate choice and use of equipment and clothing suitable for winter hillwalking

How to be efficient with your snow craft; focusing on efficient footwork; use of the ice axe for self-belay, step cutting and self arrest

Emergency procedures, digging shelters

Core, fundamental navigation techniques for winter travel

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DATES & PRICES

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Sat, 17 Nov 2018

2 days

Available spaces - 0

price:

£160

Sat, 30 Nov 2019

2 days

Available spaces - 0

price:

£160

Sat, 07 Dec 2019

2 days

Available spaces - 0

price:

£160

Sat, 14 Dec 2019

2 days

Available spaces - 6

price:

£160

Sat, 21 Dec 2019

2 days

Available spaces - 6

price:

£160

Sat, 28 Dec 2019

2 days

Available spaces - 6

price:

£160

PRIVATE BOOKING

If you would prefer private guiding or instruction then please select your start date and book using our easy to use bookings system. Or if you have a larger group please enquire here.

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price:

£200

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DATES DON'T WORK?

We regularly organise bespoke dates and trips, if the above dates don't work for you, drop us a message and let's see what we can do for you.