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Winter Skills Weekend

The essential skills for safe winter hill walking.

  • Ended
  • 200 British pounds
  • Aviemore

Service Description

The essential winter skills for safe winter hill walking. The Scottish weekend courses are run throughout the winter from Christmas to Easter and are based in the Cairngorm mountains near Aviemore in Scotland. ​Main topics: 1) ​Clothing and equipment 2) Ice axe and crampons (moving on snow, kicking steps and using the ice axe for walking, cutting steps, self-belaying and ice axe braking 3) Winter navigation and route finding 4) Weather and avalanche awareness 5) Emergency snow-shelters and rope-work 6) Snow-hole expedition on the 5 day course

Cancellation Policy

Booking Conditions: I agree to abide by such regulations as Talisman Mountaineering may consider advisable and I understand that if I make an alteration to a booking once an invoice has been raised I must give my new instructions in writing and pay an amendment fee of £50. Talisman Mountaineering reserve the right to cancel any bookings should the minimum course participant criteria not be met. In such cases an alternative date or course will be given or a full refund offered. Please make cheques payable to 'Talisman Activities' Cancellation: I understand that if I cancel my booking my deposit will be forfeited. I also understand that if I cancel my booking within six weeks of the start of the course and if my place cannot be filled then I will be liable for the full course fee. Insurance: "Climbing and Mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement." (BMC Participation Statement) We are covered by professional liability insurance but you are responsible for organising your own CANCELLATION, CURTAILMENT & ACCIDENT INSURANCE COVER. Health: I agree to notify Talisman in writing should I have any underlying health condition that could affect my participation or the safety of other participants.

Contact Details

+ +44 (0)7803 617 769

Cairngorm's National Park, Aviemore, Scotland

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