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Winter Skills Day

Skills for the Hills: Winter Skills Day

This is the absolute minimum course for people who are already regular summer hill walkers who wish to continue walking on the winter mountains. It is an introduction to, or revision of, the basic essential skills needed for enhancing your safety on the winter hills.

Choose your own dates and location with our Private Winter Skills Day course.

Topics covered include:

  • Movement on snow slopes
  • Uses of an ice axe
  • Self arrests
  • Step cutting
  • Uses of crampons
  • Assessing snow slope stability

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Course Information

  • 1 day instruction with a qualified Winter Mountain Leader
  • Transport from and back to Stirling to a suitable practice location
  • Free use of ice axe, crampons and helmet

Course Stages

Start time at C-N-Do office: 08:00

Finish time at C-N-Do office: Early - mid evening

Depart Stirling early morning and travel to nearest suitable location. Pratical day on the hill. Return to Stirling late afternoon / early evening.

Course Video

Sorry, there is currently no video available for this activity.

Maps of the area & background reading

To get the most from your C-N-Do Scotland activity you may wish to do some background reading prior to departure.


Books which you may find informative are:


Maps which you may find informative are:

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People Price Total Book It
1 £180 £180
2 £120 £240
3 £120 £360
4 £95 £380
5 £80 £400
6 £70 £420

At a glance

  • Grade: Grade 3-Grade 4
  • Price: From £70
  • Instructional Days: 1 day
  • Group per instructor: 6
  • Meet: C-N-Do Office, Stirling
  • Finish: C-N-Do Office, Stirling
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