Winter Skills Week

Join us for our annual Mountaineering Course based in a Norwegian style lodge on the Badaguish Estate in Aviemore, Scotland. This course is designed to introduce you to the technical and personal skills needed to tackle winter terrain.

Whats Involved


A Norwegian style lodge at Badaguish Outdoor Centre on the road from Aviemore to Cairngorm Mountain (The lodges are laid out with a large communal cooking dining area with a comfortable lounge area. The sleeping arrangements are in rooms for up to four). The Lodge is fully equipped with a drying room.


A fully catered week so please let me know ASAP if you have any special dietary requirements.


Six days of winter mountaineering and instruction with very experienced and qualified Winter Mountaineering Leaders/ Instructors. We may have to be prepared to travel if the weather dictates that better conditions for your experience are to be found elsewhere. This will be discussed by your instructors should this situation arrive.

Evening lectures:

James Thacker British (BMG) & IFMGA Mountain Guide Be Avalanche Aware Principle (BAA).