3 Day Winter Survival & Bushcraft Course

£309.95

NEW FOR 2019! This course, hosted by BCS takes place in the most challenging location within the British Isles. Learn what it takes to survive in the Arctic from our cold weather experts. Think snowholes, winter mountain tops and complete isolation. This course is not for the faint-hearted.

Please note: Boots, crampons, ice axe, helmets, snow shovels probes etc are included in the price

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Itinerary

Itinerary

DAY 1
Specialist equipment check and fitting
Weather chart interpretation/Avalanche awareness
Specialist equipment coaching
Moving through a winter environment
Route choice
Navigation & Map Reading
Accommodation for the first night is in BCS sheltered accommodation

DAY 2
Avalanche safety awareness
Selecting a safe site
Snow hole construction
Admin and safety

DAY 3
Hill Day
Navigation
Self arrest and security on steep ground

Kit List

Start & Finish Times

Start & Finish Times

This course starts at 0930hrs and typically finishes around 1630hrs.

If you need to arrive late or finish early, please make us aware in advance so that the instructors are aware of your movements.

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

You should bring enough hill food for three days on the hill. This should be a mix of foods but with a high level
of Carbohydrates and Sugars. Remember you will be burning twice as much as usual. An additional
meal/breakfast should be brought for the night in the mountains – Cous cous, rice, porridge or pasta with
something to mix into for flavour/calories. Freeze dried meals are also recommended and can be found in any
good outdoor store.

Location & How to find us

Location & How to find us

Alvie Estate, Kincraig, Kingussie, PH21 1NE

Please note that we cannot accept liability for the loss/theft/damage of any personal belongings including vehicles whilst parked on our site.

Safety & Insurance

Safety & Insurance

All activities in the outdoors come with inherent risks, some of which unavoidable. All of our courses begin with a full orientation and safety brief and all participants will be asked for a positive response before beginning the course.

All our events fully risk assessed (can be obtained upon request by email) and are covered by public liability insurance up to £10m. All of our instructors are highly trained professionals and each have a minimum of DBS certificate and are all first aid qualified.

If you have any questions regarding the safety over any aspect of any courses, please get in touch.

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