Scotland offers coast, hill & mountain experiences for all tastes and abilities.
Less than an hour from Edinburgh are the gentle hills of the Trossachs, Pentlands and the Borders. Within 2-3 hours are the mountains of Glen Coe, Lochaber, Cairngorms and the Southern Highlands. Another couple of hours and you have Skye, Torridon and the North West Highlands.
I can provide an experience which fits with your experience and aspirations whilst offering an insight into the diverse mountain environment and an introduction to the skills required to look after yourself in these hostile yet beautiful places.
Experiences can be tailor made from 1-7 days duration and may include wild camping and bothying.
Transport and pick up from Edinburgh or Glasgow can be arranged at a reasonable additional cost. Ratio - 1 instructor for up to 4 participants.
Cost for instruction £150 per day or from £45 p.p.
Call to discuss your requirements. Larger group sizes available on request.
Mountain Walking with Winter Skills
Courses can be of 1 or more days duration offering a mountain journey with an ascent of a significant peak including an introduction to the skills required for safe movement in the winter walking environment.
Participants should have considerable experience of summer mountain walking.
Learning to become sure-footed on snow and ice with and without crampons is a skill that will be taught as part of the journey.
Use of a walking axe for secure travel and for self arrest, boot and crampons skills, winter navigation, safe travel principles and emergency procedures will also be covered.
Axe, crampons and boots can be hired locally at a reasonable additional cost.
Ratio - 1 instructor for up to 4 customers. Cost for instruction £170 per day or from £50 p.p.