@ 08.30am - 06.00pm

The Highland Winter Walking Week

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Our guided Highland winter walking week is a great way of experiencing some of the best Scottish Munros.

The week starts in the Cairngorms with a day of winter skills training, looking at winter planning, equipment and practical skills such as crampon and ice axe use and ice axe arresting. On the second and third day we will attempt to tackle some of the highest mountains in the UK, such as Ben Macdui and Cairngorm itself.

On the fourth day we have a scheduled rest day on which people can spend time traveling from the Cairngorms to Lochaber/Fort William. Along the way there are various tourist attractions and tours which can be used to rest and relax, such as a distillery tour.

The final part of the week starts with an attempt to climb Ben Nevis, at 1345m the highest mountain in the UK, then on the last day a shorter mountain walk to round off the week before everyone travels home.

Day 1 Cairngorms Skills

Day 2 Cairngorm Summit

Day 3 Cairngorm Summit

Day 4 Rest/Travel Day

Day 5 West Coast Summit

Day 6 West Coast Summit

A degree of flexibility is important in winter, so this plan is subject to change based on weather and conditions during the week.

Where is this event being held?

Meeting at Tiso, checking kit and then heading out into the hills.

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