In winter the line between hill walking and climbing is much less clear, with a simple route to a Munro summit often crossing some steeper snow slopes or exposed rocky ridges which require a greater range of skills and experience.
Our winter mountaineering courses are designed to bridge this gap, giving you the confidence to progress onto more adventurous terrain and climb up to grade one gullies.
Skills covered would include:
As with all our winter courses we will also cover some navigation coaching and avalanche awareness.
For those with some winter walking experience who are looking to tackle some classic winter mountaineering routes in Scotland with the security of a guide.
Ben Nevis: Ledge Route, Number 3 or 4 Gully
Glen Coe: Aonach Eagach Ridge, the Zig-Zags on Gear Aonach
Cairngorms: Fiacaille Ridge, Gullies tour - Alladins Couloir, Castlegates Gully and Diamond Gully
Kintail: Forcan Ridge, North Ridge of Aonach Air Chrith