Winter ascent of Ben Macdui - 21 March

Winter ascent of Ben Macdui - 21 March


19-21 March 2021


We will spend the weekend in cosy accommodation within the heart of The Cairngorms National Park and explore the local mountains in their cosy (or cold) winter jackets...

This trip will include a winter ascent of Ben Macdui - The second highest mountain in The UK!

To fully appreciate and enjoy a winter ascent, it is best to be properly prepared for the winter environment - with an early start, good crampon technique and the right equipment all helping to give a truly memorable mountain day. 

This trip is suitable for anyone, regardless of winter hiking experience - A Full day of winter skills tuition will be provided prior to attempting the hike to the summit of this fantastic mountain!

  • Friday (from 10pm) - Meet at Inverness airport and drive to our accommodation in The Cairngorms National Park

    Saturday - A day of journeying through the winter wilderness, learning appropriate techniques in order to stay safe

    Sunday - An early start in order to give us the best opportunity to reach the summit of Ben Macdui - the second highest peak in The UK!

    We will then return to Inverness airport (for 5pm) for a departure home




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