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
Course Duration: 
1 Day
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Course Dates: 
Saturday, 12 January, 2019 - 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 book online or call into the centre (NOTE- we no longer accept card payments over the telephone)

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