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5 reasons to join Mountaineering Scotland

Whether you're an experienced rock climber, or just starting out, being a part of the Mountaineering Scotland community can bring some great benefits. Check out this page for just five of them - and have a look around our website to see how much more we do, both for members and for the Scottish climbing scene as a whole.

With a good rope costing anything up to £200, and camming devices around the £60 mark, that 10% discount you get from the likes of Tiso and Nevisport will more than pay back the cost of your membership – only £30.50 standard rate.

Find out more about our wide range of discounts.

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Through Mountaineering Scotland membership you can book climbing huts with all their facilities in all the main climbing areas of Scotland, getting your accommodation close to the heart of the action.

Check out all the huts you'll be able to book.

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With the civil and public liability insurance that’s included in your membership, you get peace of mind over any financial liabilities when you’re on the cliffs.

Read more about our members' insurance.

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You’re helping to look after the crags and mountains you climb on. Your membership helps to support the important conservation and access work Mountaineering Scotland does, which affects both the rocks you climb on and the whole mountain environement.

Find out more about the work we do in protecting Scotland's mountains.

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Through the ClimbScotland initiative, Mountaineering Scotland encourages young indoor climbers to make the step outdoors into traditional climbing, and makes it easier for them to make the transition from junior to adult climber.

Find out more about ClimbScotland.

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