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Courses and events calendar

We offer our members and clubs a wide range of fantastic value mountain skills courses and climbing coaching workshops, held in locations across Scotland. We also organise talks, lectures and other events during the year to help you grow your knowledge and meet other hill walkers, climbers and mountaineers. Check out the full schedule below and click for more information and prices.

Nb. We indicate whether courses are fully booked below, but please be aware this is not an automatic update, so the situation may change overnight. 

Course waiting lists

We operate a waiting list for all our fully-booked events to fill spaces that become available after cancellations. To be added to this list, please email us with your name, phone number and the dates of courses you are interested in.

June 2018

For young climbers aged 8 to 17 - focus on trad climbing.

Venue: Dunkeld (may change dependent on weather conditions)

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RealRock

This one-day course is designed to help adult indoor climbers make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment.

Venue: Glasgow

FULLY BOOKED

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SNBL

This one-day Mountaineering Scotland navigation course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.

Venue: Arrochar

One place available

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Navigation

July 2018

This one-day Mountaineering Scotland navigation course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.

Venue: Arrochar

FULLY BOOKED

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Navigation

For young climbers aged 8 to 17.

Venue: Aberdeenshire and Moray

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RealRock

This one-day Mountaineering Scotland navigation course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.

Venue: Tillicoultry, Ochils

FULLY BOOKED

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Navigation

This one-day Mountaineering Scotland navigation course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.

Venue: Tillicoultry, Ochils

FULLY BOOKED

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Navigation

This one-day course is designed to help adult indoor climbers make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment.

Venue: Glasgow


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SNBL

This one-day Mountaineering Scotland navigation course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills. Supported by Walkhighlands.

Venue: Drymen, Lomond Hills

FULLY BOOKED

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Navigation

This one-day Mountaineering Scotland navigation course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills. Supported by Walkhighlands.

Venue: Drymen, Lomond Hills

FULLY BOOKED

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Navigation

August 2018

For young climbers aged 8 to 17. Focus on sports climbing.

Venue: Central Belt and Perthshire

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RealRock

This one-day Mountaineering Scotland navigation course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.  Supported by Walkhighlands.

Venue: Arrochar

FULLY BOOKED

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Navigation

This one-day Mountaineering Scotland navigation course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.  Supported by Walkhighlands.

Venue: Arrochar

FULLY BOOKED

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Navigation

This one-day course is designed to help adult indoor climbers make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment.

Venue: Glasgow


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SNBL

For young climbers aged 8 to 17. Focus on trad and boulder climbing.

Venue: Aberdeenshire and Moray

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Realrock

This one-day course is designed to help adult indoor climbers make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment.

Venue: Perth


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Ready to rock

September 2018

This one-day course is designed to help adult indoor climbers make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment.

Venue: Perth


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Ready to rock

Scotland's inclusive indoor climbing competition will be held at EICA Ratho.

Date subject to confirmation.


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Paraclimb

This Mountain Training award is for members who are currently involved or keen to become involved in leading hill-walking parties in mountainous terrain in summer conditions.

Venue: Mill Cottage, Feshiebridge

FULLY BOOKED

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SummerML

This one-day course is designed to help adult indoor climbers make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment.

Venue: Glasgow


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SNBL

For young climbers aged 8 to 17. Focus on trad climbing.

Venue: Ullapool

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RealRock

October 2018

This Mountain Training award is for members who are currently involved or keen to become involved in leading hill-walking parties in mountainous terrain in summer conditions.

Venue - Mill Cottage, Feshiebridge

FULLY BOOKED

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SummerML

This two day course is aimed at equipping participants with the knowledge and practical skills to deal with an unexpected emergency in the great outdoors.

Venue - Mill Cottage, Feshiebridge

WAITING LIST

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FirstAid

This first workshop looks at the very basics of climbing, focusing on balance and movement and the key principles of the sport. 

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Fundamentals 1

This first workshop looks at the very basics of climbing, focusing on balance and movement and the key principles of the sport. 

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Fundamentals 1

November 2018

For students of all abilities to increase their mountain skill levels and to equip those in positions of responsibility in their club.

We also welcome members of student clubs who are new to hill walking, mountaineering or climbing, and wish to 'learn the ropes', setting a solid foundation of skills that they can build upon in the future and share with fellow club members.

Venue - Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore

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SMART student weekend

January 2019

This training weekend will give participants a strong grounding in a range of essential skills for venturing into Scotland's mountains in winter that they can build upon in the future and share with fellow club members.

Venue - Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore

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Student winter skills weekend

February 2019

for students who already have both winter skills and some rock climbing experience, who want to move into winter climbing. The aim of the weekend is to provide a solid foundation in core winter climbing skills to enable students to operate competently, safely and independently in a Scottish winter climbing environment

Venue - Northern Cairngorms

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Student winter climbing weekend