Fort William- Winter Hillwalking Trip

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Fort William-  Winter Hillwalking Trip
Fort William-  Winter Hillwalking Trip

Join us for our 2024 Winter Hill Walking trip to Fort William on the 24th February to the 2nd March.

This area offers various types of walking from scenic valley walks along Glen Nevis, climbing winter gullies to summiting snow-capped mountains. Fort William is in an ideal location with Ben Nevis on the doorstep, a short drive away from the Anoch Mor Ski area and the mountains above Glencoe.

 Why should you go?

  • Enjoy meeting new friends and sharing experiences of walking in the great Scottish Highlands where the pace is set by the slowest team member and respect is given to varying levels of experience and capabilities in the group. This is our ethos.

  • If you have always wanted to experience the high mountains of Scotland but never felt experienced enough, then this week will give you an opportunity to visit the mountains with professional supervision.

  • We use qualified mountain leaders who will deliver skills training on winter hill walking, including the use of crampons and ice axes. Equally, a program of lower level less demanding walks will be on offer.

  • If you have experience walking in the Scottish Winter Mountains you will have the opportunity to suggest a walk to the leaders, or you may fancy trying some easy Winter Climbing, Snow Shoeing or spending a night in a Bothy. 

What's included?

  • 7 nights' accommodation

  • Full Scottish breakfast 

  • Three-course dinner

  • Packed lunches 

  • Qualified winter walking & climbing instructors 

  • Activities; Snowshoeing and bothying 

Equipment hire?

  • This can be found in the products section

  • Ice axe hire - £10 payable to guide on arrival

  • crampon hire - £10 payable to guide on arrival

  • Boot hire - To be hired by participants

Ellis Brigham suppliers in Fort William are recommended for boot hire. Any queries' please contact organiser Clair Wilson.

Additional Information

We do have limited availability on single rooms, these have a supplement of £175 and will be allocated on a first come-first serve basis. 

This winter hill walking week requires a high level of organisation, harnessing significant resources and relying on participants to choose activities according to their capability and realistic ambition. For personal and group safety, Kit & equipment lists should be studied in advance to ensure participants have all items they need once engaged in activities. Finally timings are important and should be adhered to. PLEASE READ THE SUPPORTING INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED KIT LIST here BEFORE COMMITTING TO ATTENDING THIS EVENT.

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