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Make the most of your membership

Your support through membership helps us continue our vital work for Scotland's mountains and mountaineers, so thank you! In return, you get to take advantage of all the benefits that come with membership to help you get the most out of your hill walking, climbing, ski touring and mountaineering.

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The essential membership for hill walkers, climbers, skiers and mountaineers who enjoy exploring Scotland's hills and mountains. Find out what you get and check out our great value deals.

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If you have just received an email or letter reminding you that your membership will expire soon, don't delay, click below to renew your membership and read our membership FAQs.

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Head straight for our online members portal to quickly change your contact details or communications preferences, renew your membership or book on a mountaineering or climbing course.

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Members benefits

Scottish Mountaineer magazine

Our members receive subscription of the only dedicated Scottish hill walking and climbing magazine. Get inspired for a day out in the hills, hear members' stories, skills tips, topical issues and our campaign news.

Courses and events

Members have exclusive access to our popular programme of affordable summer and winter mountain skills courses. From navigation to scrambling, first aid to avalanches, great for your technique and confidence.  

Mountain huts

Members get access to mountain huts, simple affordable places to stay for hill walking and climbing across Scotland. Some accept individual bookings others just groups - check out which and plan your trip.

Your discounts


Grab your membership card to save money at a huge range of outdoor shops and online retailers. 

Places to stay

Get discounts at 100s of campsites, hostels, B&Bs, hotels and holiday cottages across Scotland.

Other useful services

Check out special offer prices at climbing walls, Active Outdoor Pursuits, adventure travel and much more.

Latest discounts

We sign up new discount providers all the time. Thank you Scottish Mountaineering Press, for becoming our latest members discount!

More benefits

Strathfarrar access

Fancy climbing the Strathfarrar munros? We have negotiated vehicle access to a private road up the glen, saving you a 17-mile walk! Check here for seasonal info.

Mountaineering Scotland Insurance

Members benefit from combined liability insurance cover for mountaineering activities. Find out what this means for you and your hill walking and climbing.

European Huts Reciprocal Rights Card

Members are eligible to purchase a card giving discounts on many huts owned by European Alpine clubs. 

Mountaineering Scotland Awards

Nominate your mountaineering heroes for our new Volunteer of the Year and Young Climber of the Year awards. Just fill in the simple nomination form.

Our associate membership is designed for any business, organisation or association that has an interest in Scotland's mountains or mountain lovers, be they hill walkers, climbers, ski-tourers or armchair enthusiasts. 

In return for supporting our work, you receive a package of benefits that can more than pay for the associate membership price.

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