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Ben Nevis Winter Weekend

This popular course allows the beginner with little or no experience of winter hillwalking to learn the basic skills and then put them into practice by attempting to climb the UK's highest peak in Winter conditions!


Day 1 

The Winter Skills based day and will cover the following:



  • Ice Axe- Use and selection,

  • Ice Axe Self Arrest and Self Belay,

  • Crampons- Types, Selection and Use,

  • Step Kicking and Step Cutting,

  • Avalanche awareness,



By the end of the day you will be well on your way to learning  the basic skills to travel safely in the Scottish mountains in Winter.



Day 2 is our attempt on the summit of Ben Nevis!


Ben Nevis Winter ( 2 days)

Ben Nevis(1) Lochaber guides text


"Thank you so much for what proved to be an amazing experience!  :) "


Michelle,Ben Nevis Winter Weekend December 2012

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