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Winter Skills Weekend

This course is designed for cadets over the age of 15 who will probably be Leading Cadets or Cadet Petty Officers and will have received some expedition training.  A limited number of adult places are also available.

The course is carried out in winter conditions in the Scottish Mountains.  Participants will need good walking boots and a high standard of outdoor clothing.  The course will teach various winter expedition skills including winter navigation, ice axe and crampon work, snow shelters, snow science.

Participants will need a reasonable degree of fitness to allow them to take part in 2 full days of activity.

Course duration:  2 days