Winter Skills Introduction (WHS1) (Age 18 plus)
Are you an experienced summer hill walker? Ever wanted to try hill walking in winter? Come along for a day's hill walking with one of our experienced instructors where you will have the chance to climb a Munro. This is an ideal course as an introduction to the winter mountains or as a refresher. This can be combined with the Advance Winter Hill Skills course (WHSA), which will give a sound base of knowlege for winter walking. You will learn skills such as: * Additional equipment required in winter * How to carry and use an ice axe * How to fit and use crampons * Understand weather and avalanche forecasts, how they affect you * Navigation in a winter environment Course Duration: 1 Day Course Cost: £60. Course Dates: Saturday, 12 January, 2019 - 08:30 to 17:00 Monday, 21 January, 2019 - 08:30 to 17:00 Saturday 16 March, 2019 – 08:30 to 17:00 Course Additional Info: Participants to meet at Ancrum Outdoor Centre. All equipment will be provided, but bring along a packed lunch and plenty water.

Information published by Leisure and Culture Dundee.

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 08:30
Monday, January 21, 2019 - 08:30
Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 08:30
VenueAncrum Outdoor Centre
Event ContactAncrum Outdoor Centre
Event Phone01382 435911
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