This is a residential course (bunkhouse) based in the Northern Cairngorms. This course covers fundamental skills for safe hillwalking in the Scottish hills in winter conditions. Snowcraft skills covered include navigation snowpack analysis; moving on snow and ice; crampon use; emergency shelters; snowperson building and making snow angels!
The cost covers all transport (from and to Musselburgh, food, accommodation, equipment, and instruction for the weekend. (cost ELC Staff £80.00, Non ELC £120.00) Course departs 4pm on Friday 1st and returns 7pm Sunday 3rd March.
For more details on all these courses please contact the Outdoor Learning Service. To book a course please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your Name/School or Dept/Course Title/Course Dates/Contact Number or call 0131 653 5217.
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