Hampshire Scouts’ Mountaineering Team have just published details of their winter skills week for the 3rd to 10th March 2018.
The week will cater for:-
1) Novices, four (4) places are available on this week for novices i;e those who want to gain experience in Winter conditions having already gained a good Summer mountain walking experience.
A programme of Winter walking skills will be arranged to introduce those who have little to no winter experience. This will include a progressive learning experience of the differences between Winter and Summer walking.
2) Leaders who wish to be assessed for their terrain 2 Winter Scouting authorisations.
3) Those that are experienced Winter mountaineers who wish to develop their skills.
The venue for the 2018 course will be Crubenmore Lodge situated in the Cairngorms National Park.
The cost of the week is £365.00, which includes fuel costs (subject to car sharing), food and accommodation.
For more information visit HSMT Winter week 2018.
There are limited places available so it is advisable to book early.