#WinterSkills LongWeekend3 Day Skills Residential Course
#WinterSkills Long Weekend – 3 day residential course
This course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their winter skills, knowledge and abilities. Suitable for both beginner or intermediate, as long as you are physically fit and have some summer hillwalking experience as a minimum.
Places can be reserved with a £50 deposit and subsequent installments. To pay this way, please email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a payment plan via bank transfers.
Please note 14-17 February 2020 is a female only course.
ALL-INCLUSIVE food and accommodation allows you to concentrate on enjoying yourself and getting the most from the course and makes it a really sociable event!
3 nights accommodation
3 days guiding and instruction
Breakfast, packed lunch and evening meals
Small group sizes
Detailed instruction in winter skills techniques
At least 2 big mountain days involving multiple Munros
Fantastic drying room
Discounts on outdoor equipment from affiliated retailers
Introductory and Intermediate ability-friendly
Join us to improve not just your skills, but also your knowledge, confidence and decision-making.
Our qualified, experienced and friendly instructors will teach you everything you need to know...
Everything you need to know...
Equipment and clothing selection and correct usage
Safe and effective use of winter boots, crampons and ice axe in a variety of terrain, weather and snow conditions
Improved personal movement on snow and ice
Arresting a slip
Ascending, descending and traversing safely and effectively
Navigating in the winter environment
Avalanche awareness, interpretation and avoidance
Weather forecasts and interpretation
Hazardous conditions and emergency procedures
Emergency snow shelters
Seasonal variations - understanding where to go and when
Route planning and guidebook interpretation
Decision-making on and off the hill