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Unexplored Scotland

10-11 Station Road, Garve IV23 2PS, Scotland
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2 day winter skills course

I booked the course not knowing what to expect but I was in need of some expert knowledge to learn... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Winter skills 2 day course

Brilliant weekend in the Cairngorms! Andreas is a very thorough, enthusiastic and fun teacher. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RobReveloBeck
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Borrowash, United Kingdom
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Unexplored Scotland offers great hillwalking, mountain biking and sea kayaking adventure holidays and trips in the Highlands of Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the course not knowing what to expect but I was in need of some expert knowledge to learn from!. So I thought I would give it a go.I soon realized I was in the right place!. Andreas was very welcoming and made you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant weekend in the Cairngorms! Andreas is a very thorough, enthusiastic and fun teacher. I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to get out into the mountains in the winter, and I’ll definitely be coming back to for more next year.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came across Andreas through a google search and after a small enquiry he responded quickly. Having checked we were sufficiently experienced for kayaking and prepared to be flexible on location and date (due to weather conditions) we agreed on a day for myself and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great weekend learning and practising the important winter hill walking skills. Andreas, our guide, was friendly and very knowledgeable, and the course content was approachable and relevant. The weather was uncharacteristically pleasant too but I'm not sure how much control Andreas has over...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Andreas our guide and instructor was great at providing the skills in a friendly and supportive manner. He was very helpful when we had to rearrange the date of the course after I suffer an ankle injury a week before our initial course date. Our...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just back home from a 2 day winter skills course on Cairn Gorm with Unexplored Scotland. Andreas is an excellent instructor. Patient, a good teacher and very knowledgeable. I have a fear of heights but he was understanding with this so I quickly felt able...More

Thank MrsBurnsLovesChips
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great two-day winter skills course for beginners with Andreas, feel a lot more confident in undertaking winter expeditions of my own after this course.

Thank krawicz
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

An enjoyable two days and picked up a lot of excellent tips and skills to practice. I certainly gained a lot more confidence in ice axe arrest techniques and use of crampons.

Thank Simon M
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Four of us on the course, ranging from two (us!) brand new to winter walking, one obviously with some experience and one mountain leader working towards becoming a winter mountain leader. Andreas handled the different levels of experience well. He's obviously very knowledgeable and we...More

Thank Newton_Blake
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I really enjoyed this 2 day course learning new skills from Andreas along with 3 others in our group. Andreas patiently prepared us for the conditions on the mountain and soon we were practising Ice Axe arrest in the snow which was great fun. Next...More

1  Thank mciver223
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