Winter Skills - 15th Dec

15th December 2017

Beginning of our winter courses

Today was the start of our 2017/18 winter programme and it was great to have Mark & team out in proper Scottish conditions; poor visibility, freezing cold and hard work in the deep snow!

The team made their way into the flat ice in Coire an-t Sneachda.

More of the same tomorrow for Mark and team, as well as our various other groups who are out.

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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.

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