2 Day Introduction to Winter Walking in the Scottish Highlands

Fort William
Group size
3 - 6 people
Experience level
Moderate
Duration
2 days
Distance
15 miles
Learn the skills necessary for the safe transition from summer to winter walking in the Scottish Highlands. Put the skills into practice as you undertake a guided winter walk in the stunning Scottish Highlands.

About the trip

Day 1
After meeting up to discuss the plans and key objectives for the day we'll head off to learn and practice some key skills such as:

1) fitting and the use of crampons on snow and ice
2) carrying and the use of an ice axe on snow and ice
3) avalanche awareness and route planning considerations

Day 2
Will provide further opportunity to practice the skills learnt on the previous day as well as touching on additional areas such as navigation and staying safe in the mountains in winter.

Itinerary

DAY 1
Cuillin Ridge Experience
DAY 2
Cuillin Ridge Experience

Included

Qualified Guide/Instructor

Not included

B2 boots
C2 crampons
Ice axe
Helmet
(these items can be hired in advance)
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