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Winter Skills Talks 2025

Join Mountaineering Scotland on a journey into the winter mountains to find out how to plan for a great day out in winter. 

With our increasingly unpredictable climate and weather, a flexible approach and sound winter skills are essential when it comes to enjoying quality, safe days out in the mountains, whether you walk, climb or ski.

Qualified mountaineering instructors Ben and Kirsty will share their own experiences (and mistakes!) as active climbers and walkers with a focus on the crucial ingredients to success including:

  • Planning and decision making
  • How to find and interpret weather and avalanche information
  • The types of kit, footwear and equipment to consider as we move into winter
  • The different skills to master before you head to the hills in winter
  • What to do when things don't go to plan

and some top tips so that you can get the best your of your time outdoors.

The talks are a great introduction for anyone new to winter hills and a useful refresher for more experienced hill-goers, with a chance to win some prizes and ask your own questions along the way.

Please book in advance - no tickets will be available on the door.

Photo by Tuomas Mutanen

2025 Winter Skills In-store Talks 

Tickets 5 per person 

2025 dates will be announced later this year

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