Wild Path winter courses are introductory courses designed for those looking to take the step from summer to winter in the mountains. Our courses deliver the skills that prepare clients to be independent and safe mountaineers. 

Our winter courses are ideal for those who are training for Alpine courses and also expeditions to the greater ranges. We are able to tailor courses to your needs and also your dates. 

Winter Details 

We deliver these courses across the highlands. We offer the set dates which can be viewed on the calendar. We also offer bespoke courses so please get in touch if you dont see the dates or require a different programme. 

Equipment. We provide all but clothing for our courses. We pride ourselves in delivering high quality and professional instruction and guidance and as such we also provide high quality outdoor equipment and at no cost, all helmets, ice axes and crampons are included in the cost. 

Course Details 


All of our winter courses are tailor-made and run from 1 day to 5 days. Let us know what dates suit you best. Courses are based throughout the Scottish Highlands. 


All mountain courses require a good level of fitness for big days in the mountains. 


We email out a specific kit list for the course upon receipt of a booking form, you can also find a download under the about section. We have ice axes, crampons and helmets available and included in the course fee. 

Pricing: As courses are tailor-made just hit "join us" under the course that interests you and make an enquiry to find out more.  Our day rate for winter skills is £250 per day for the first person and £20 per head thereafter, to a maximum group size of 6 clients to 1 instructor. We offer a reduced rate for NHS workers, Armed Forces personnel and students.