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Courses and events calendar

COVID-19 update:  Due to COVID restrictions our courses in January 2021 have been cancelled. We will assess courses in February following the next review of the COVID restrictions and contact people with bookings with as much notice as we can give.

Booking for courses in spring/summer are currently on hold but keep checking our website and social media for updates on this.

We offer a wide range of great value mountain skills courses and climbing coaching workshops, held in locations across Scotland. We also organise talks, lectures and other events during the year to help you grow your knowledge and meet other hill walkers, climbers and mountaineers. Check out the full schedule below and click for more information and prices.

Please note: We indicate whether courses are fully booked below, but please be aware this is not an automatic update, so the situation may change overnight. 

Course waiting lists

We operate a waiting list for all our fully-booked events to fill spaces that become available after cancellations. To be added to this list, please email us with your name, phone number and the dates of courses you are interested in.

January 2021

Covering the essential skills of walking with an axe and crampons, ice axe self- arrest, navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance and much more. For people who regularly climb hills/mountains.

Venue: Cairngorms

CANCELLED

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Winter skills course

Nine hours of intensive winter navigation training with particular consideration to avoidance of avalanche-prone slopes and cornice features. Techniques will include timing, pacing, walking on bearings, aiming off, boxing away from cornice edges, attack points and much more. We will  ‘walk into the dark' and experience the challenges of night navigation.

Venue: Cairngorms

CANCELLED

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Winter navigation

Covering the essential skills of walking with an axe and crampons, ice axe self- arrest, navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance and much more. For people who regularly climb hills/mountains who wish to take it to the next level.

Venue: Cairngorms

CANCELLED

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Winter skills course

Covering the essential skills of walking with an axe and crampons, ice axe self- arrest, navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance and much more. For people who regularly climb hills/mountains.

Venue: Cairngorms

CANCELLED

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Winter skills course

Nine hours of intensive winter navigation training with particular consideration to avoidance of avalanche-prone slopes and cornice features. Techniques will include timing, pacing, walking on bearings, aiming off, boxing away from cornice edges, attack points and much more. We will  ‘walk into the dark' and experience the challenges of night navigation.

Venue: Cairngorms

CANCELLED

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Winter navigation course

Covering the essential skills of walking with an axe and crampons, ice axe self- arrest, navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance and much more. For people who regularly climb hills/mountains who wish to take it to the next level.

Venue: Cairngorms

CANCELLED

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Winter skills course

For Scottish university and college students, this training weekend will give participants a strong grounding in a range of essential skills for venturing into Scotland's mountains in winter that they can build upon in the future and share with fellow club members.

Venue: Cairngorms

CANCELLED

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Students winter skills weekend

Covering the essential skills of walking with an axe and crampons, ice axe self- arrest, navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance and much more. For people who regularly climb hills/mountains.

Venue: Cairngorms

CANCELLED

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Winter skills course

Nine hours of intensive winter navigation training with particular consideration to avoidance of avalanche-prone slopes and cornice features. Techniques will include timing, pacing, walking on bearings, aiming off, boxing away from cornice edges, attack points and much more. We will  ‘walk into the dark' and experience the challenges of night navigation.

Venue: Cairngorms

CANCELLED

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Winter navigation course

Covering the essential skills of walking with an axe and crampons, ice axe self- arrest, navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance and much more. For people who regularly climb hills/mountains.

Venue: Cairngorms

CANCELLED

Read more or book now

Winter skills course

Nine hours of intensive winter navigation training with particular consideration to avoidance of avalanche-prone slopes and cornice features. Techniques will include timing, pacing, walking on bearings, aiming off, boxing away from cornice edges, attack points and much more. We will  ‘walk into the dark' and experience the challenges of night navigation.

Venue: Cairngorms

CANCELLED

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Winter navigation course

February 2021

For Scottish university and college students who already have both winter skills and some rock climbing experience, who want to move into winter climbing. The aim of the weekend is to provide a solid foundation in core winter climbing skills to enable students to operate competently, safely and independently in a Scottish winter climbing environment

Venue: Cairngorms

FULLY BOOKED - please contact us for waiting list

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Avalanche awareness course

This course is designed for proficient winter hill walkers wishing to increase their knowledge of snow and avalanches, to learn which areas to avoid and to improve their understanding of reports and forecasts.

Venue: Cairngorms

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Avalanche awareness course

This course is designed for proficient winter hill walkers wishing to increase their knowledge of snow and avalanches, to learn which areas to avoid and to improve their understanding of reports and forecasts.

Venue: Cairngorms

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Avalanche awareness course

Aimed at members of snowsports touring clubs affiliated to Mountaineering Scotland, and who either aspire to, or are already taking the lead role on club trips. Suitable for snowsports tourers who have a good level of hill and ski fitness and who are confident on moderate slopes off-piste.

Venue: Cairngorms

FULLY BOOKED - please contact us for waiting list

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Snowsports touring course