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Fri, 10 Feb


Cairngorms Mountain Range

Winter Mountain Skills

Winter Mountain Skills in the Cairngorms

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Winter Mountain Skills
Winter Mountain Skills

Time & Location

10 Feb 2023, 10:00 GMT – 17 Feb 2023, 21:00 GMT

Cairngorms Mountain Range, Cairngorms, Ballater PH22 1RB, UK

About the Event

An expedition with Malvern College that will cost around £300 per cadet inclusive of everything including  all activities food, specialist equipment etc. It will be very similar to the expeditions with Malvern College that took place in February 2020 and 2022 which included activities such as:

  • Ice awareness / climbing / igloo construction
  • Snow holing / Avalanche Survival skills
  • Mountain Trekking and overnight shelter in a Mountain Bothy

This can be used as a residential or practice expedition for gold DofE.

This is the document with all the information: here

This is a link to the video from the course in 2020, showing some of the activities that cadets took part in: here

This is a link to another video created by the TWGGS cadets on the course in 2020: here

There are spaces for up to 4 TWGGS cadets, but timings are tight so contact Major P quickly if you are interested! 

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