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Winter Mountaineering and Ice Climbing

Scotland provides excellent conditions for winter mountaineering and ice climbing for both beginners and experienced climbers

Winter Mountaineering and Ice Climbing in Scotland - Best Time
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If you are an achiever who likes to overcome obstacles and challenge nature, you can really test yourself with Scottish winter mountaineering and ice climbing. Local operators offer a number of mountaineering courses of various levels of complexity including hard ice climbing weekends for extreme enthusiasts. Unexperienced climbers are strongly advised to start with training courses and guided mountaineering is prefarable. It would be wise to first try your hand at ice climbing on the indoor ice wall available in Glasgow. The season runs from January to March.

Winter hiking on the Crianlarich Hills
Winter hiking on the Crianlarich Hills
View of Glencoe by the River Coupall
View of Glencoe by the River Coupall
Tackling the crux of Comb Gully (IV, 4), Ben Nevis
Tackling the crux of Comb Gully (IV, 4), Ben Nevis

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