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  • What happens in a Whiteout?
  • Navigate the beautiful Scottish Mountains
  • Become proficient with an Ice Axe and Crampons
  • Dig a Snow Hole
  • Learn about avalanche avoidance

What to Expect

This winter skills weekend is the perfect weekend get away. You will learn all about the skills required for Ice Axe and Crampon use, Winter Navigation and Avalanche Awareness and Avoidance. We will combine the training of these skills with some great days out on in the Cairngorms. This 2...

What is included

  • Ice Axe and Crampon hire
  • helmets when needed
  • learn all of the essential skills for getting out and about in the hills in winter
  • map

What to bring

  • Hill-walking equipment
  • Stiff soled mountaineering boots (at least B2 rated) which can be hired
  • rucksack, thick pair of socks and goggles
  • sunglasses, sun cream and lip balm
  • water bottle or flask
  • compass
  • head torch and spare batteries
  • waterproof jacket and trousers
  • thermal base layer, fleece layers, gloves and hat

Please note

Suitable for ages 18+ years

About your Localist


My name is Guy. I´m an experienced outdoor enthusiast spending all of my free time in the mountains. I have climbed all over the world including the European Alps, Greenland, Alaska, USA, India and Nepal. Our mission is to provide world-class training and outdoor experiences that are safe, accessible and enjoyable by providing quality innovative training and inspiring adventures.


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$ 260 p.p.

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