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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Fantastic value for money, excellent course I did a Winter Skills two-day weekend course in early February 2019. It was excellent, very well organised and super value for money. There were 4 of us on the course with one instructor so we got very specific and personalised feedback throughout. We covered all of the key skills, including navigation techniques, ice axe arrests, walking in different types and gradients of snow, using crampons, identifying snow conditions and potential dangers. Laurie was a great guide, very patient, extremely knowledgeable and experienced. The course included an hour of 'classroom' learning before we got into the mountains and minibus transfer to and from the mountains each day. I feel confident about going into the mountains in winter now, fully equipped with the necessary skills and wouldn't hesitate to recommend the course and Cairngorm Adventure Guides.

EmRebecca, March 2019

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