Warm conditions but a return to winter coming soon #winterskills #wintermountaineerng #winterclimbing #skitouring

26th February 2019

With limited snow cover, fresh flowers in the garden and the smell of Spring in the air it's easy to think winter's over. Well, it's not. As of this weekend it's turning cold again and we'll start to see snow accummulating once more on the mountains.

February has been a good but challenging month for delivering mountaineering courses.  Managing expectations, knowing the mountains well and having an experienced and creative mountaineering team has been key to ensuring we're offering the best training and experiences possible.

We've had over 100 people on our courses during February. Some enjoyed very wintry conditions, others much less so but either way they've enjoyed themselves and left with new skills and mcuh greater mountaineering knowledge.

The only courses we have availbility on are our winter skills and ski touring courses. If you fancy joining us before the season ends, please get in touch.

Let's hope for an 'easier' March! 

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I booked onto this course looking to build on my spring to autumn hillwalking experiences and to provide me with some training to extend my hillwalking into the winter season. Those on the course were of mixed ability and experience and all were made to feel welcome. The guidance and instruction given was clear and concise and the experiences on the hills developed navigation, ice-axe and crampon skills. (some in really brutal weather)The avalanche awareness instruction was fascinating as were the tools (apps) that are available to support your expedition planning. Liam welcomed the course which was then delivered by Ian and Kevin who equipped us with their expertise and local knowledge. Time constraints meant I could only attend 3 out of the 5 days but I am already looking for an opportunity to return to the snowy Cairngorms.

pytg Ayr, United Kingdom, Jan 2018

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