Over three days of adventure, explore the dramatic scenery of the Highlands, ascend some of Britain's highest peaks and learn the skills needed to carry out your own multi-day treks in alpine terrain.
Under careful guidance from our expert tutor you'll conquer four of the UK’s nine 4000ft mountains and hike up 5 of Britain’s 6 highest peaks. All this while wild camping in the Cairngorms - the UK’s only sub-arctic region and the highest, coldest and snowiest plateau in the British Isles.
This course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to be able to carry out your own multi-day trips in mountainous regions. Numbers are limited, as is the case with all our courses. This ensure you receive the undivided attention you deserve and gain as much from the course as possible.
Your instructor’s an experienced Mountain Leader with SIA accreditation (the highest survival award available to civilians) among a host of other qualifications. He’s also one of the founding members of the Survival Training Award Scheme, and during this unique experience he’ll teach you masses of skills as well as ensuring your safety throughout. Check out 'Meet the Team' to view all our teams credentials.
Your Specialist training Includes:
• Weather Forecasting & Interpretation
• Kit Selection For Mountain Excursions
• How To Pack For Expeditions
• Safe Route Choice & Planning
• Navigational Skills (Map, Compass & GPS)
• Tent Selection & Wild Camping Skills
• Outdoor Cooking & Stove Techniques
• Expedition Food, Nutrition & Water Safety
• Camp Hygiene & Its Importance
• Specialist Equipment Training
course dates & No. Places
25th to 27th August 2017
Max. 10 Places Available
Alvie Estate, Kincraig, Kingussie,
Inverness-shire PH21 1NE,
£320 Per Person (£96 deposit)
(Includes use of Fjällräven Tent, Primus Stove & Food)
"The Course was everything
I'd hoped for and more"
Gary Ford - Course Attendee
Due to the number of mountains climbed, weight carried and height gain it is imperative that you have a good level of fitness in order to make the most of this course. If you're unsure of the fitness level required please get in touch with us and we can advise.
"WHAT REALLY MADE The ADVENTURE FOR
ME WAS THE AWESOME, MOTIVATING TEAM"
Charlotte Gilbert - Course Attendee
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