Turning colder! #winterskills #wintermountaineering #skitouring

13th January 2020

It's been a real mixed bag of weather recently. Things really warmed up after the new year and although it has recently turned cold, we've had very strong winds in the Cairngorms and not that much snowfall. Fortunately this week looks like we'll get more snow.

As always we've had a lot of people out on our popular winter skills courses. It's been challenging delivering in lean and windy conditions but hopefully we've managed to deliver good quality training with the snow and conditions available. Thanks as always to those who've booked with us and have kept the faith!

We're almost at capacity now for January and February, but have a few random places on winter skills and ski touring courses. 

If you fancy some training and are hoping the forecasts are right, please get in touch.

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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
Hostelling Scotland

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