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Scottish Winter Mountains

£350 - 5 days none residential

24 - 28 January 2022

21 - 25 February 2022

21 - 25 March 2022

A week learning how to travel around the Scottish winter mountains safely whilst soaking up the views or, at times, battling the elements to give an equally satisfying day. Meeting around the Aviemore area we can make best use of the weather to travel either East or West so as to maximise the opportunity for quality days and learning. At the end of the week perticipants should have the confidence to undertake their own journeys into the winter mountains including trip planning, snow pack analysis, route finding, map reading, navigation in poor visibility, use of ice axe and crampons. There will also be an option to overnight in a bothy or snowhole if the group so wishes.

The cost does not include travel and accommodation. Crampons, ice axes and helmets can be hired but you will need your own boots suitable for the environment. There are various accomodation options around the area we can help with if required.

Is it for me? Those with a reasonable level of fitness who have enjoyed the UKs summer mountains, would find this week a great introduction and development in winter mountain walking.