If you want to find out what the Scottish Winter is all about? Let Leading Edge immerse you into the new and invigorating experience. You will quickly become familiar with using the tools of winter; crampons and ice axe, and you will soon know how to move safely and confidently through the winter environment. In its ever changing conditions we will teach you how to interpret the weather, understand avalanche forecasts and develop good decisions making processes. All of this will give you the essential foundation skills for winter, it will help you to unlock the winter world to have some amazing, beautiful and enjoyable days out. You can expect full days out reaching the summits of some of Scotlands finest Munros if the weather allows.
Previous experience of summer hillwalking is essential.
"all the time Sam's laugh puts everyone instantly at ease! " - Jessica
Introduction to Winter Skills
At Leading Edge we provide highly individualised and progressive courses. These three days will be tailored very much to your experience, abilities and aspirations as well as the weather and conditions. We offer very friendly, open and supportive days out, we are highly experienced outdoor educators and we are fully committed to delivering the right balance of instruction and challenge for you. You will be delighted and somewhat amazed at what you are able to achieve with us. Come and share an adventure with Leading Edge this festive season.
What does Introduction to Winter Skills cover?
Winter clothing and equipment
How to use the ice axe and crampons
Safe travel through snow
Weather and avalanche conditions