Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering in Scotland

Ski Touring in Scotland is the best way to see the hills in winter. Ski touring or ski mountaineering is a great way to cover long distances rather than on foot. From our base in Aviemore we can explore the surrounding hills in any direction.

img_3880-58Escape the crowds on piste with our guides and discover the back country ski touring potential of the Cairngorms. We will take you to the best untracked snow available and can teach you the skills to stay safe in the mountains from avalanche awareness to ski mountain navigation.

A typical teaching course may include

  • Touring equipment set up, pros and cons of different kit.
  • Safety equipment (map, compass, transceiver, probe shovel, ice axe etc)
  • safe route planning, navigation, avalanche avoidance
  • Skinning technique
  • transition from uphill to down.
  • avalanche search, digging techniques, emergency shelters

Our ski mountaineering guides have been working in the area for over 20 years and know where all the secret stashes are hidden!

The price includes your guide, safety equipment (beacon, probe, shovel) and transport on the course. It does not include ski  touring equipment hire, these can be hire from Tiso in Aviemore

We are sponsored by Haglofs, Tecnica, Blizzard skis Nordica skis, Wigwam,




Private rate per day £240 ( Up to 3 people)

Ski Ability:-

For Touring away from the ski area you should be good blue run standard in all conditions and be fit enough for full hill days with a rucksack.

2020 Update:-

We will only be available for Private group guiding rather than public courses for the 20/21 season.


Come Back In Summer

Come back in summer and try some of our other great activities.