Scottish Winter climbing

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Scotland is the birthplace of winter climbing and alpinism as we know it. The Freeze thaw cycle, the altitude, the latitude give it a unique style of frozen faces and icy gullies, great ridges and complex corries make it a playground of learning in winter. Flexibility and knowledge are essential parts to planning a great winter adventure.

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Qualified instructors

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Low ratio of 1:2

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Fully insured

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All equipment included

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Photos and videos of your amazing time out with us

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Private guiding

Bespoke days out with multi day discounts for winter climbing in Scotland. Pick and choose your routes with some flexibility for time off, good conditions and bad weather.

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Introduction to winter climbing

Learn how to climb winter climb in the birthplace of winter climbing. No experience is necessary but be prepared to put the graft in. Sharpen your axes and sharpen your mind. Get ready to up your skills with expert instruction. Learn how to arrange winter protection and choose the appropriate route.

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Classic winter climbing

Epic classics such as Hadrian’s wall and Point Five gully under the expert instruction of Atlas Mountianeering staff.

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Classic winter ridges

Tower Ridge and the Aonoch eagach are such amazing days out in winter. Let us expertly guide you up these spectacular ridges buttresses.

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Client Testimonial

We wanted to do Isle of Rum expedition, instead we got a much better adventure. Namely, weather conditions on Isle of Rum during our planed tay were extremely bad and basically dangerous. The amazing guide, Connor, was quick on his feet and instead of us being miserably stuck in tents or cancelling our tour, he proposed to take the adventure to Cairngorms, where weather forecast was drastically better. After the whole group enthusiastically agreed, he created a matching itinerary of our hiking program on Rum and we had a truly lovely time! He even taught us the basics of scrambling and showed us "the roads less traveled" in the area, so our trip felt truly special ! All in all, it was a wonderful adventure ! Thanks Connor !

Jana

June 15, 2022, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 

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