The mountains and hills of Skye are possibly even more beautiful in winter. The Cuillin becomes a true Alpine environment. Look onto wild seas from snow covered ridges, learn new skills or get stuck into some outstanding winter climbing and mountaineering with Skye Adventure.
You can choose from Winter hill walking in the Red Cuillin to day-long introductory courses Winter climbing in the Cuillin. If you have more experience, then set yourself a Winter ridge or climbing challenge! As well as Skye we operate in Glen Shiel, Torridon and even further afield on the mainland. Matt is one of the only fully qualified winter Mountaineering and climbing instructors based in Skye.
What You Need to Know
- Ability: Good to excellent fitness, we will help you chose a suitable objective suited to your ability.
- Kit: You will need outdoor clothing suitable for winter mountaineering or climbing. We have boots, crampons, ice axes and all technical gear available to borrow.
- Location: This will be chosen on the basis of weather and what you want to get out of your day
- Price: £200 for one person for one day, add £30 for each extra person. Discounts available for 3 days or more.
Our winter days are available as guided outings or if you are keen to brush up your winter skills we can provide a more instructional day.
Hill walking in Winter