Winter Skills at Firbush

A weekend of two halves – Saturday was mild and wet and the team from Firbush Outdoor Centre with Tom and Stephen had a late start and headed up Beinn Sheasgarnaich to try and find some snow patches. I joined them on Sunday as the temperature dropped, bringing wind, snow and cold temperatures overnight. This […]

Read more "Winter Skills at Firbush"

Winter Training Day

  Up on Meall Tarmachan again, this time with the Firbush Centre’s staff preparing for the winter season with some staff training. We managed to get the best of the day and had a stunning afternoon revising movement skills coaching for winter mountaineering and walk; and talking over digital mapping, route planning and going over […]

Read more "Winter Training Day"

Winter is here!

    With cold conditions and snow on the hills, now is the time to start thinking about getting out this winter. Prices from £100 per person day. Club rates available. Equipment hire and transport available. Contact info@mountainactive.co.uk for dates. Winter Hillwalking Skills Learn to use ice axes and crampons, along with the safety skills […]

Read more "Winter is here!"