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Winter in Torridon & Applecross! A blend of the most spectacular & diverse scenery in Scotland set in a coastal mountain wilderness. These North West coastal mountains are breath taking. Numerous fresh water and fjord like sea lochs create a varied and spectacular landscape like no other; dissecting the mountains of Torridon, Kintail and Fisherfield.
Our trips based in these areas aim to gain you access to the numerous high summits, gullies and ridges offering a blend of guided mountain days with skills and safety input throughout each day.
If its pure mountain skills training you're after then you can now join our Cairngorm Plateau Expedition for a full immersion into the winter environment.These take place over a weekend or as a three day version during week days. New for the 2015/16 winter season we have an excellent Mountain training weekend based in Applecross using our local mountains.
Whatever you choose you can be assured of a safe and informative trip in our local wilderness mountains where you can benefit from our local instructors and their knowledge of the area.
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Our Trips are designed, on the whole, for beginner hillwalkers, or hill enthusiasts with some experience, wanting to challenge themselves on graded terrain. All guided experiences have an instructional element allowing you to develop your knowledge & safety with us.
Most trips have three price levels to suit all needs:
‘Trip Only’ - you look after your own food and accommodation except on overnight camps where we feed you as part of you trip price. The Applecross campsite is a great on this option.
‘Full Inclusive Guest House’ - just turn up and we’ll look after you entirely. Enjoy local, homemade, fresh food and the comforts of the guest house where you can discuss the day in front of the fire!
'Applecross Hartfield House Hostel' - Stay in the old hunting lodge in Applecross Glen. Shared and private rooms available as well as self cater facilities or opt in to meals.
All trip prices include your instructor/guide, equipment and local transport.
Go to this link to see a short films of our groups in Torridon -
Short of time? Get to us from wherever you live and spend 2 days blowing out the cobwebs in the most amazing peaks in Scotland
Level: Walking experience important as we launch straight into a route on day one. Excellent fitness required. No previous winter experience needed.
Expedition snowholing - eat, sleep and live at 4000 feet for 2 days
Level: Anyone wishing to learn core safety skills for winter walking/mountaineering.
Expedition snowholing - eat, sleep and live at 4000 feet for 3 days
Level: Beginner winter mountain enthusiast or improver
Vital core skills for your safety in winter. Takes place in the Cairngorm National park
Level: Beginner winter walker/mountaineer or intermediate improver
Bag those Torridon Munros in snowy splendour over 5 days
Level: Beginner/intermediate hillwalker - no winter experience required
Grade I & II ridges, summits and gullies of Torridon over 5 days. Alpine skills, arete & pinnacle traverses.
Level: Beginner mountaineer/Intermediate hillwaker.
Grasping two axes for the first time - get into those Torridon gullies - 5 days of climbing
Level: Experienced in Winter at grade I/II or summer rock climber