Winter Skills Course 2021

20feb(feb 20)9:00 am28(feb 28)5:00 pmWinter Skills Course 2021Boost your winter skills with our experienced instructors.


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Winter Skills Course 2021

Course dates 20th February to 26th February 2021.

Time Saturday 20th 9am start at Castleton, Peak District  at Badaguish.

Location  Badaguish in Aviemore, Scotland.

Cost is £600 inclusive. (add £50 for 2 extra nights optional)

Fancy a day navigating, want to tick off some Munroes like Ben McDui, Braeriach, Bynack More or Cairn Gorm, Or want to learn:

  • How to assess avalanche conditions
  • Learn how to keep yourself and others safe on steep ground
  • Learn how to put on and use crampons
  • Learn how use an ice axe in an effective and safe manner

Whether your coming to this for the first time or want days for your Winter Mountain Leader, we can cater for you due to our low instructor to customer ratios.

Sometimes we are able to put on other activities as well (“we had a great last day as we hired snow shoes for the day and summited Meall a Buachaille in 40 mph winds and near to total white out. We practised our micro-navigation near the top. Awesome day”. Mr Hewitt, London)

Our objective Is to equip you with improved skills so you can further enjoy the British winter mountains.

Costs include:

Full access to instructor every day.

Accommodation at Badaguish.

Transport to and from Badaguish, should you need it – from Castleton in the Peak District.

3 meals a day plus snacks during your 5-day instruction.

Use of crampons, ice axes, helmets, harness and climbing gear if needed.

Full assessment of your skills and knowledge and feedback.

Costs do not include:

Food during travel to and from Badaguish, but often we have food to spare for the journey back.

Team meal on the last night at a local establishment.


We also have the accommodation for an extra 2 nights (Sat 29th Feb and Sun 1st March 2020). This is a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the hills and practise your new skills and tick off some climbs or summits.

The cost for these 2 extra nights at the accommodation is  £ 50.

Please inform us when you book if you would like to add on 2 extra nights.


20 (Saturday) 9:00 am - 28 (Sunday) 5:00 pm



Badaguish in Aviemore, Scotland.



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Improve skills, knowledge and confidence to enjoy the winter mountains.

Everything from introductory to more advanced skills such as steeper ground / scrambling and winter climbing.

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