Winter 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 give a sound base of knowlege for winter walking.
Our next Advance course is running on Sun 13th January,Tue 22nd January 2019 or Sun 17th March 2019
You will learn skills such as:
- Additional equipment required in winter
- How to carry and use an ice axe
- How to fit and use crampons
- Understand weather and avalanche forecasts, how they affect you
- Navigation in a winter environment
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 book online or call into the centre (NOTE- we no longer accept card payments over the telephone)