Snowholing Course


2 days

Aviemore in the Cairngorms

COST - £240 per person

2018 DATES
Mar 10 - Mar 11

People On Mountain

Have you ever wanted to try something different, and spend a night in a snowhole, in Scotland.  It is a survival technique adopted by many of the explorers, survivalists and adventurers through the centuries.  Here is your opportunity, under our expert guidance, to build your own snow shelter and spend the night in them.

On the Snowholing course, we will cover the following areas:

  • How to construct a snow shelter
  • Different types of snow/emergency shelters
  • Site selection
  • Safety issues

The course lasts 2 days, and is run in Aviemore in the Cairngorms, generally between the beginning of January and the end of March. Our client-to-instructor ratio does not exceed 6:1, so that we can give you our fullest attention.

Cost: £240 per person

Course Location: Aviemore, Cairngorms

Kit: We will discuss any specific kit requirements with you when you make a booking.

Minimum Requirements: This course is suitable for anyone, no previous experience is necessary. Winter conditions in the Scottish Highlands can be demanding, and a fair degree of fitness and determination would be beneficial. If in doubt about whether the course is suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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