Contact -

Paul James  07739 813927 or Kathryn James  07859 024799

Compression Cracks, Ben NEvis

Winter Climbing Courses

We will be based in the between Aviemore & Fort William in the Cairngorm National Park for winter 2014 to run our winter climbing courses, skills courses & mountaineering courses. Aviemore allows easy access to the northern ‘Corries’ of Cairngorm which offer reliable conditions through the winter. Being based just off the A9 also allows access to the wilder mountains of the NW highlands - Torridon, the Fannachs and even Sutherland are possible in a day trip, as is the gondola accessed mountain of Aonach Mor, Ben Nevis and Creag Meagaidh are also easily accessed.  For some inspiration on classic winter climbs have a look through the Cold Climbs book list.


* Aviemore has a great range of accommodation, a good selection of cafes, pubs and shops, plus good transport links too. Fly to Inverness or get the Caledonian Sleeper.


Email to enquire about any of these courses - Prices for courses and information on equipment and accommodation can be found here.

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Intro Winter Climbing

Introduction to Winter Climbing

The introduction to Scottish winter climbing course aims to give you a taste of what Scottish winter climbing is all about over a weekend or week. You need to have experience of summer climbing and a good level of fitness to get the most out of a winter climbing course.

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Scottish Winter Climbing Course

Improvers Winter Climbing

A Scottish winter climbing course designed to take you a step further, perhaps by exploring some winter climbing areas other than the typical Ben Nevis and Cairngorm's, or by trying a style of winter climbing you have not tried before.

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Guided Scottish Winter Climbs

Guided Winter Climbs

Guided winter climbs is exactly what it says - guiding on classic winter climbs in any part of Scotland or Wales. Bespoke climbing and mountaineering instruction and/or guiding to fit in with your requirements and help you climb your dream routes.

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Welsh Winter Climbing Course

Welsh Winter Climbing

Some winters produce fantastic winter conditions in Wales. Both Ice and Mixed routes are a plenty so if you see that there are snowy conditions in Wales get in touch for some Welsh Winter Climbing. The season is short so make the most of it when it arrives.

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