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27th November 2019

November conditions have excellent and probably better than most of last season!

We've had lots of ski tours around Cairn Gorm and have enjoyed some fresh snow, sunrises, night skis and hanging out with friends. The winter climbing season has also begun and it's been nice to swing axes again. 

All in all a great start to the season.

The forecast from the rest of this week and into next week is for more cold and snowy conditions. Let's hope it stays that way.

Our courses are filling up with only a few spaces here and there. Doing some early season winter training definitely helps you make the most of winter. 

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We had a really fantastic experience with Cairngorm Adventure Guides! Liam, who helped us organise our trip, was flexible, friendly and answered all our questions. Our guides Rich (3 days) and Gill (1 day) were amazing guides, extremely knowledgeable and just all round lovely people. Pros: All technical gear (except boots) are included in the price making things easy and inexpensive if you don’t own technical equipment. The course itself is very flexible (especially if with friend/partner) as the guiding ratio of 2:1 means the course can cater to you whether you are new to mountaineering or experienced. Have I mentioned how fantastic the guides were!? Both our guides were incredibly knowledgeable and shared their expertise to teach us about reading the conditions, avalanche risk, and kit management, all whilst being out in the mountains! We felt safe at all times and our guides were excellent at finding our comfort levels and making sure we safely pushed our boundaries. Cons: None!!!!! For beginning or improving your climbing/ mountaineering skills, I would 100% recommend these guys. I am actually in the process of trying to get back out with Cairngorms adventure guides and I only returned from my previous trip with them trip 3 days ago! Thanks Rich, Gill and Liam!

HenryT1992 London, United Kingdom, Mar 2018

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