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From £625.00

Location: Glen Coe, Ben Nevis, West, Central & NW Highlands, Cairngorms, Skye

Duration: 5 days

Client to Instructor Ratio: 4:1 Max

Best of Scottish Winter Hillwalking

Welcome to the winter Munro environment, home of the reindeer, ptarmigan, and Arctic hare. During this five day tour, we'll be hunting for glimpses of these creatures in their natural habitat, all while traversing sparkling snow arêtes and reaching trackless summits.

Itinerary

Before Your Course

Your EverydayClimbing mountain guide will be in touch one to two days before your course commences.  This pre-course contact serves to introduce your guide, confirm meeting details, and provide insight into the expected weather conditions. Our guides are readily available to address any queries you may have, ensuring you're well-prepared for your upcoming adventure.

About the tour

Our best of Scottish Winter Hillwalking tour is customised to your individual experience and aspirations, crafting a flexible itinerary that takes you to premier locations hunting for good snow and great weather. In the weeks leading up to the course, we assist you in selecting routes, organising accommodation, and coordinating transportation. Throughout the course, our experienced guides will accompany you daily, leading you on unforgettable routes across Scotland.

Explore iconic locations like Glencoe, Ben Nevis, The West, Central & North-West Highlands, the Northern and Southern Cairngorms, and Skye, each with its distinct style and boasting renowned winter walking routes.

These courses are entirely flexible and can be as shortened or extended as you desire. The course objectives may include exploring remote locations, conquering celebrated summits, searching for specific snow conditions, honing your skills, tackling a series of easy ridges, and much more.

Join us to explore the most gratifying mountain venues on the planet and make this winter an unforgettable experience.

Not quite what you're seeking? No problem! We specialise in organising climbing, scrambling, or mountaineering guides for any route in the Scottish Highlands or islands. From the dramatic sea-stacks to the legendary Skye Cuillin, we've got your adventure covered. Feel free to drop us a line with your specific requirements, and we'll promptly respond to your inquiry.

Dates and Prices

Dates

There are venues typically in condition throughout the season and this course can usually be scheduled on any dates that suits your plans.

Feel free to reach out with your specific requirements or contact us using the form below, and we'll promptly respond to your inquiry.

Prices

Our prices are comprehensive and cover the following:

  • Information and support prior to the course
  • An AMI accredited, insured, and fully qualified guide
  • Professional-grade climbing equipment for each participant
  • Mountain safety gear
  • Memorable photos of your adventure

One person - £1500

Two people - £1750 (£875 per person)

Three people - £2100 (£700 per person)

Four people - £2500 (£625 per person)

Is this for me?

Scotland offers a wide range of winter experiences, from easy and accessible routes to extremely demanding adventures that require an excellent level of fitness for the approach and return. It's an equally excellent place for complete beginners to take their first steps in snow and ice or for experienced mountain folk to push their limits.

You don't need any prior winter experience to enjoy winter hillwalking here. We can provide all the instruction and guidance you need to tackle your very first route. And if you already have some skills, we can assist you in taking on even more challenging lines.

Our team of instructors has extensive experience exploring the Scottish Highlands and we'll be right by your side, providing support, safety, and motivation throughout your journey.

Kit list

Required

• 35-45l backpack

• B1/B2 Winter mountain boots (Can be rented locally)

• Ski Goggles

• Water bottle (around 1 litre) or flask

• Food and extra food (min. 1000cals.)

• Head torch and spare batteries 

• Thick socks

• Waterproof jacket and trousers 

• Thin fleece or light insulated jacket

• Thick fleece or mid I insulated jacket

• Thick insulated jacket

• Warm hat

• Buff

• 2-3x Pairs winter gloves

• Hiking trousers

• Synthetic/merino base layers

• Personal medication

• Waterproof stuff sacks

Optional

• OS maps of planned areas

• Waterproof map case

• Compass

• Walking poles

• Gaiters

Provided

• Climbing helmet

• 120cm sling and karabiner

• C1/C2 crampons

• Single mountaineering axe

• Emergency shelter

To guarantee your comfort and security throughout our activities, we strongly advise all participants to come prepared with the complete equipment listed. While our activities may proceed even if participants do not have the entire kit list, please be aware that EverydayClimbing and our instructors retain the right to modify the itinerary or conclude the activity early should the absence of essential equipment pose an elevated risk to the group, exceeding acceptable safety standards.

As part of our unwavering commitment to eliminating barriers to outdoor adventures, we offer a selection of equipment available for use by anyone, with no questions asked. Your safety and enjoyment are our top priorities. Just drop us a line to let us know what you require.