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Andy, our lead instructor, has now been delivering Winter Skills courses and Navigation courses in the Cairngorms National Park for over 15 years. He’s amassed a large amount experience and has developed tried and tested coaching techniques through the feedback of many previous guests. Read the full description...

All the winter skills and navigation courses are delivered in a structured way relating the various skills and techniques to each other and not teaching them in isolation.

His coaching techniques allow you to quickly grasp the concepts and winter skills or navigation and map reading skills, and you get a real understanding of the subject with you leaving confident in your choice of technique(s) in terms of the prevailing conditions and situation. Classroom work is generally kept to an hour at the beginning and the end of the day with the emphasis being on practical experience in the mountains.

As with all good coaching it isn’t all a one way street. Every winter skills or navigation course is based from our own lodge meaning there is a plenty of opportunity for your feedback and informal discussion with Andy over meals, etc allowing a good degree of tailoring as the course progresses. With us the coaching is not just a 9 to 5 operation! The Cairngorms also provide us with a huge variety of terrain to practise there various skills from the testing high plateau with it’s steep flanks, to rolling moorland and beautiful Caledonian Pine Woodland.

This is all wrapped up with Rebecca’s delicious home cooking and Cake O’clock in front of a roaring fire. So come and visit the Cairngorms and give us the pleasure of helping you develop your skills and confidence in the beautiful Cairngorms National Park.

Classic Torridon

Tour dates: 09/09/2017

Duration: 1 week

Grade: 3 out of 5

Guided walking holiday in the Highlands of Scotland

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£0

Lairig Ghru Logistics

Tour dates: 12/09/2017

Duration: 1 day, 2 nights

Grade: 3 out of 5

Self-guided walking challenge over Scotland's most famous mountain pass in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park

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£150

Highlands of Scotland: Self-guided walking tour in the Cairngorms

Tour dates: 25/09/2017, 14/10/2017, 04/11/2017

Duration: 1 week

Grade: 3 out of 5

Self-guided supported hiking routes in the Cairngorms National Park, Highlands of Scotland

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£375

Hidden Cairngorms

Tour dates: 26/09/2017, 20/11/2018

Duration: 4 days, 5 nights

Grade: 3 out of 5

Guided walking Short break in the Cairngorms

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£598

Autumn Munros

Tour dates: 15/10/2017

Duration: 6 days, 7 nights

Grade: 3 out of 5

Guided hiking holiday: Roaring stags, ginger heath and a dusting on the tops - mountain walking at it's most colourful

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£785

Mountains and Malts

Tour dates: 20/10/2017, 16/11/2018

Duration: 3 days, 4 nights

Grade: 2 out of 5

Guided walking break in whisky country also visiting Glenlivet, the Cooperage and the Whisky Castle inclusive of accommodation and meals

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£0

2 Day Mountain Navigation course in the Cairngorms National Park

Tour dates: 03/11/2017, 20/04/2018, 22/06/2018, 21/09/2018

Duration: 2 days, 2 nights

Grade: 3 out of 5

Navigation weekend in the Cairngorms National Park

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£0

WWW - walking, whisky and wildlife in the Highlands

Tour dates: 17/11/2017, 30/03/2018

Duration: 7 days, 8 nights

Grade: 2 out of 5

Walking in the Highlands of Scotland with an experienced local guide. Whisky, wildlife and walking galore. Join us of a unique local perspective

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£0

Advanced Winter Navigation

Tour dates: 24/11/2017, 19/01/2018

Duration: 2 days, 2 nights

Grade: 3 out of 5

Winter Mountain Navigation weekend course

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£245

New Year Winter Skills - 5 days in the winter Cairngorm mountains

Tour dates: 27/12/2017, 27/12/2018

Duration: 5 days, 6 nights

Grade: 3 out of 5

Hogmanay winter skills course teaching crampon, ice axe and navigation skills based in the Cairngorms National Park

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£585

Winter Skills Weekend

Tour dates: 01/01/2018, 09/02/2018, 09/03/2018, 23/03/2018

Duration: 2 days

Grade: 3 out of 5

Winter walking skills in the Cairngorms

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£0

5 Day Winter Skills Course

Tour dates: 01/01/2018, 10/02/2018

Duration: 5 days, 6 nights

Grade: 3 out of 5

Winter Skills in the Cairngorms - ice axe & cramponing skills, winter navigation plus a whole lot more

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£0

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