Training for a mountaineering expedition.

The Scottish mountains provide an ideal training ground for those of you wishing to prepare for a mountaineering expedition abroad.

Dates and Cost
Dates December to March
Cost per day Quote on request


Important Information
Maximum Number There will only ever be 4 participants to one instructor to ensure you get the most out of the course.
Duration Minimum 1 day to a recommended maximum of 4 to 5 days.
Where are the courses based? Fort William is an ideal location and has a number of accommodation options.
Pre requisites None


More Detail

If you are thinking about going on an expedition to the Alps or further afield to Toubkal, Mera Peak, Aconcagua, Denali, Mt Elbrus or even Everest, it is essential that you are properly prepared. Time spent training before your expedition will undoubtedly pay off.

There are always so many questions to ask; from which clothes to wear, what equipment to take, how best to cope with altitude, what food to eat and how to look after yourself. Apart from these there may be specific skills required for your trip such as:

  • Using a jumar on fixed ropes,
  • Abseiling,
  • Crevasse rescue,
  • Pulling a sledge
  • Expedition camping.
  • Ladder Crossing

Learning some top tips about expedition life and expedition skills will increase your chances of a safe successful trip and reduce any anxieties you may have. With over 40 expeditions to her name and having Guided Mt Everest twice Adele has a host of top tips to help you on your way.


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