Project Description

Winter Skills Weekend

Location: Scotland – Fort William
Price: £195 per person
Ratio: 1:6
Length: 2 days

Who is the course suitable for?

This winter skills weekend course is an introduction to winter hill walking suitable for beginners keen to experience winter conditions for the first time and regular hill goers wanting to brush up on skills for winter walking & mountaineering.

What does the winter skills weekend course cover?

– Two full days of practical instruction in the mountains
– Choice and use of equipment for the winter environment
– Movement skills on snow
– Use of the ice axe
– How to fit and use crampons – when to put them on and take them off
– Emergency snow shelters
– A mountain journey putting all of the new skills into perspective