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Cairngorm Adventure Guides

Aviemore PH22 1QQ, Scotland
+44 1479 811679
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winter skills introductory course

excellent day out with Liam, very knowledgeable guy. avalanche awareness gave me plenty to think... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
a p
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Great winter skills course

We had a great time doing three days of Winter Skills training with Rachel and Liam in March. Not... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Matthew B
Cambridge, UK
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Mountaineering, canoeing and adventure holidays in Aviemore and Scotland.,Specialising in rock climbing, abseiling, hill walking and ridge scrambling, winter mountaineering, winter skills, ice climbing, ski touring and canoeing. We are highly qualified and experienced guides who know the area well. We cater for all levels of abilities and aspirations, including individuals, families, stag & hen parties, university mountaineering clubs and hill walking clubs.
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

excellent day out with Liam, very knowledgeable guy. avalanche awareness gave me plenty to think about. our course ran from 8.30 to 5.00pm, so I feel definitely felt it was value for money. after some practice I think I'd return for the extended course

1  Thank a p
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We had a great time doing three days of Winter Skills training with Rachel and Liam in March. Not quite as much snow as might have been appropriate, but the we were able to find more than enough to practice the necessary skills we were...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I completed a 4 day winter skills course with Cairngorm Adventure Guides in February. Ross was a great guide and leader and really knowledgeable. Learned so much but was particularly happy that after the 4 days, after years of just not 'getting it' navigating using...More

Thank Chiara M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

An introductory 2-5 day course in safely negotiating mountainous routes in winter. I completed 4 days, during which we covered navigation & positioning using map and compass, avalanche awareness, techniques for moving on steep snow and how to stop a slip from becoming a disastrous...More

1  Thank Jon C
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I had a great week with Liam and Rachel on my Winter Skills course. We made the most of a limited "winter context" and covered all the skills I needed. Back to do Ice Climbing next winter, can't wait.

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great time and got a lot of info that will help me in the mountains. Especially knowledge about avalanche risk. Delivered friendly and clear right through out the day. I will definitely be booking again in the winter. Thank very much Liam ☻

1  Thank Glenn K
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Another brilliant course with CAG. Ross took 4 teenagers and 1 Dad on an epic tour up to the West of the Cairngorm car park. As usual, brilliant instruction and really great help with hiring kit etc. Despite the lack of snow this year, Ross...More

1  Thank Crispin B
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I signed up for the 3-day Winter Skills course in late February, having corresponded earlier with Liam for advice. And 3 amazing days I had in Aviemore with 3 very experienced and encouraging instructors: Simon, Will and Liam. For a beginner hiker from Downunder, where...More

Thank Clarissa N
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I completed a two-day Winter Walking Skills course with Liam, the instructor. It was a great course, covering preparation and planning as well as the skills required to go on the mountains in winter. I am now confident that I have the knowledge to recognise...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Easy booking with Liam, good communication. Day out with Instructor Rachel who was fantastic, really knowledgable, good fun and the whole day was spent learning as well as getting out into the Gorms. Ratio 1 instructor to three participants which was great, good equipment to...More

1  Thank _skiach999
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Chris R
28 May 2017|
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Response from Liam I | Property representative |
Hi Chris, A very slow response to your question. It's £235/day, which includes all equipment. This can be for a party of up to 6. Best, Liam