National GOVERNING Body / Qualifications


Whether you are situated in the Scottish Highlands, the Lake District, or on the moors, we aim to give you the skills and confidence that you need to tackle those wintery walking days. During the course, we teach you:



How and When to Use CramponsTechniques for Walking on Steeper SlopessIce Axe ArrestStep CuttingAvalanche Awareness Route Choice Skill

Skills Development


No previous winter experience is needed for this course. However, you do need a degree of fitness particularly travelling uphill to get the most out of the programme.


Course Length - One or Two Days
Staff Ratio: - 1:6 (Minimum Two People)
Venue: - Scotland
Cost: - £150

(Please Note That This Price Does Not Include Accommodation)



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