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.
The next Advance course is running on Sun 13th or Tue 22nd January 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)