Winter Hill Skills Introduction (WHS1) (Age 18+)

Are you an experienced summer hill walker? Ever wanted to try hill walking in winter?

Come along for a day's hill walking with one of our experienced instructors where you will have the chance to climb a Munro. This is an ideal course as an introduction to the winter mountains or as a refresher. This can be combined with the Advance Winter Hill Skills course (WHSA), which will together give a sound base of knowlege for winter walking.

Course Highlights:

  • learn how to use crampons and ice axes
  • planning a mountain day
  • avalanche awareness
  • self-arrests
  • emergency procedures
  • independance in the mountains
  • understand the winter environment
  • highly qualified & experienced guides
  • small group sizes

Our next Advance course is running on Sat 29th February 2020

Course Duration: 
1 Day
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Course Dates: 
Saturday, 15 February, 2020 - 08:30 to 17:00
Course Additional Info: 

Participants to meet at Ancrum Outdoor Centre.  All equipment will be provided, but bring along a packed lunch and plenty water.

To book a place on this course, click on the link below to register/book online through Leisure & Culture Dundee's Connect booking system or call into the centre during normal office opening hours.

Course Spaces: 
Spaces Available
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