Winter Trips

Trips
This winter we have a variety of trips to suit everyone. Hostel based, Bothy based and snow-hole based.
All our trips have dormitory style sleeping arrangements (Inc hostels) and are staffed by fully qualified instructors. All prices include accommodation, transport, equipment if required and instruction.  Food and gas (cooking) are not included. 
More information will be available on each location once we release our official Winter brochure

Mountaineering CIC Trip
7 - 8 January 2016                  
Cost: £95.00
Starts at 06.30                                  
This classic outing takes in some of the best Mountaineering ground in Scotland

Intro to Scottish winter walking & Intro to Ski Touring skills weekend                
16 – 17 January 2016 
Starts at 0700  
This is our annual winter skills weekend based in the Cairngorms.  Accommodation will be in Glenmore SYHA Hostel. As is usual the cost of this is included in the price.

Walkers
Cost: £85.00 
Venue: Cairngorms    
This trip will be focussing on covering the fundamental winter mountaineering skills over the two days

Ski Touring (Inc. Transceivers)           
Cost: £95.00  
Venue: Cairngorms  

The two days will look at getting around the hill safely on skis

Cairngorm Mixed Climbing
25 – 27 January 2016         
Cost: £185.00
Starts at 06.30            
                
Previous experience – Scottish winter climbing experience at III or above and a good level of fitness is essential.

Overnight Snowhole – Walking and skiing
8 – 9 February 2016         
Starts at 0700

This is a great chance to experience something unique: learn how to be safe and comfortable in an extreme environment, feel cosy in your sleeping bag whilst others are plodding home in the dark, wake up high on the mountain fresh for the day ahead.
    
Walkers        
Cost: £70.00                                                             
Venue: TBC (Dependent on conditions)      

Ski Touring        
Cost: £70.00 
As for the walkers above, however a slightly different way in and out of our overnight accommodation. 
For both courses please contact the base for a kit list.


North West Highlands Trip - Winter Mountaineering and winter hillwalking            
25 - 28  February 2016
Starts 1800 Thursday evening

On this trip we will be staying in hostel accommodation on the Isle of Skye. Saucy Mary’s Lodge in Kyleakin will be our base. 

Walkers
Cost: £135.00  

Winter Mountaineers
Cost: £175.00

Winter Climbing – Ben Nevis  (CIC Hut)                                  
14th – 16th March 2016         
Cost: £185.00 
Starts at 06.30            
                 
Required previous experience – winter climbing experience and a good level of fitness is essential (there are no small days on the Ben).

Cairngorms Ski Expedition
17 and 18 March 2016         
Cost: £70.00
Starts at 06.30            

Ski ability- confident skiing red runs and experience of ski touring summits in Scotland or the Alps. A good level of fitness is also required.

Cairngorm Walkers Winter Camping Trip
17 - 18 March 2016
Cost: £70.00
Starts at 06.30            

For more information and to book any of the activities, please call us on 01324 506846

Published on Monday, 9th November 2015

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