Intro to Winter Walking

Intro to Winter Walking

Price: £70 pp/pd

Duration: 1 day

Introduction to Winter Walking skills 1 day course Cairngorms Scotland

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Intro to Winter Walking  | Price: £70 pp/pd | Duration: 1 day

Intro to Winter Walking

#Winter Walking

Our one day Introduction to Winter Walking skills course is the perfect way to start learning about the winter environment and winter walking in Scotland. Aimed at beginners with no previous winter walking experience, we'll take you through step by step what is required to stay safe and have fun on the mountains. 

This course runs from Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park.

What's covered:

  • Personal equipment and what to carry in your rucksac
  • Understanding mountain weather forecasts
  • Avalanche forecast and awareness
  • Safe and efficient movement on snow
  • Using crampons
  • Using an ice axe for self arrests and cutting steps
  • What to do in an emergency

These are all fundamental skills required for safe winter walking and by the end of your day you'll have a good understanding of these as well as the confidence to take yourself off into the moutains.

As with all our courses, you'll be led by a qualified and experienced guide.

Level > Easy
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