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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. 

September 2017

Mountaineering Scotland, in partnership with Richard Bentley from Mountain Motion, is offering club and individual members the opportunity to participate in a Summer Mountain Leader Training Course, at a special discounted rate. This MTS award is for members who are currently involved or keen to become involved in leading hill-walking parties in mountainous terrain in summer conditions. This is Module 1 of two modules.

FULLY BOOKED

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The 2017 Members' Meeting and AGM will take place at Dewar's Centre, Perth, from 1pm to 6pm, with the AGM starting at 4.30pm.

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Mountaineering Scotland, in partnership with Richard Bentley from Mountain Motion, is offering club and individual members the opportunity to participate in a Summer Mountain Leader Training Course, at a special discounted rate. This MTS award is for members who are currently involved or keen to become involved in leading hill-walking parties in mountainous terrain in summer conditions. This is Module 2 of two modules.

FULLY BOOKED

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October 2017

This workshop builds on Fundamentals 2 and investigates the complex techniques useful on overhanging ground and dynamic movement.

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Fundamentals 3

This workshop investigates the principles of physical training and how you can use the routes and boulder problems at your local wall to make a difference to your training. It will help you understand the basics of the body, how training affects it and gives advice on ‘How not to injure young climbers’ and so is suitable for anyone coaching squads or clubs.

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Physical Training

Our first aid course is aimed at equipping participants with the knowledge and practical skills to deal with an unexpected emergency in the great outdoors.  Aspects covered will include casualty assessment, environmental issues, trauma, medical conditions, how to stabilise a situation whilst waiting for professional help to arrive and the technique of CPR.

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This workshop investigates the principles of physical training and how you can use the routes and boulder problems at your local wall to make a difference to your training. It will help you understand the basics of the body, how training affects it and gives advice on ‘How not to injure young climbers’ and so is suitable for anyone coaching squads or clubs. This course will be held at  Glenmore Lodge and booking should be done directly with the Lodge.

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Physical Training

Mountaineering Scotland organises and coordinates the National Bouldering League in partnership with member climbing walls of the Scottish Climbing Wall Network (SCWN). It’s not all about who is the best on the day but also who is willing to travel attend the different rounds throughout Scotland at an amazing selection of venues.

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SNBL

An ideal opportunity for university and college club members of all abilities to increase their mountain skill levels and to equip those in positions of responsibility - because of their experience, organisational remit or committee membership - helping to expand and consolidate knowledge, improve confidence and share learning with fellow club members.

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November 2017

The key to success in climbing relies on an equal mixture of physical, psychological and technical ability. The greatest improvement in climbing ability (grades) will come through getting better at climbing technique.  This workshop covers the basics of movement and balance.

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Fundamentals 1

This course is for those interested in becoming climbing coaches and concentrates on techniques, building on the movement skills learned in FUNdas 1.

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Fundamentals 2

The key to success in climbing relies on an equal mixture of physical, psychological and technical ability. The greatest improvement in climbing ability (grades) will come through getting better at climbing technique.  This workshop covers the basics of movement and balance.

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Fundamentals 1

This course is for those interested in becoming climbing coaches and concentrates on techniques, building on the movement skills learned in FUNdas 1.

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Fundamentals 2

This workshop builds on Fundamentals 2 and investigates the complex techniques useful on overhanging ground and dynamic movement.

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Fundamentals 3

This workshop investigates the principles of physical training and how you can use the routes and boulder problems at your local wall to make a difference to your training. It will help you understand the basics of the body, how training affects it and gives advice on ‘How not to injure young climbers’ and so is suitable for anyone coaching squads or clubs. This course will be held at  Glenmore Lodge and booking should be done directly with the Lodge.

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Physical Training

Heather Morning's popular winter safety lecture series, offering a fascinating insight to Scotland's mountains in winter and essential advice for winter mountaineering. Booking opens in October.

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Winter safety lecture

The key to success in climbing relies on an equal mixture of physical, psychological and technical ability. The greatest improvement in climbing ability (grades) will come through getting better at climbing technique.  This workshop covers the basics of movement and balance.  The course will be held at  Glenmore Lodge and booking should be done directly with the Lodge.

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Heather Morning's popular winter safety lecture series, offering a fascinating insight to Scotland's mountains in winter and essential advice for winter mountaineering. Booking opens in October.

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Winter safety lecture

This workshop builds on Fundamentals 1 and covers techniques that are particularly useful on steep ground. This workshop will be held at Glenmore Lodge and booking should be done directly with the Lodge.

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This workshop builds on Fundamentals 2 and investigates the complex techniques useful on overhanging ground and dynamic movement. This workshop will be held at Glenmore Lodge and booking should be done directly with the Lodge.

Read more or book now

Mountaineering Scotland organises and coordinates the National Bouldering League in partnership with member climbing walls of the Scottish Climbing Wall Network (SCWN). It’s not all about who is the best on the day but also who is willing to travel attend the different rounds throughout Scotland at an amazing selection of venues.

Read more or book now

SNBL

Heather Morning's popular winter safety lecture series, offering a fascinating insight to Scotland's mountains in winter and essential advice for winter mountaineering. Booking opens in October.

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Heather Morning's popular winter safety lecture series, offering a fascinating insight to Scotland's mountains in winter and essential advice for winter mountaineering. Booking opens in October.

Read more

Heather Morning's popular winter safety lecture series, offering a fascinating insight to Scotland's mountains in winter and essential advice for winter mountaineering.

Read more or book now

December 2017

This course is for those interested in becoming climbing coaches and concentrates on techniques, building on the movement skills learned in FUNdas 1.

Read more or book now

Fundamentals 2

Mountaineering Scotland organises and coordinates the National Bouldering League in partnership with member climbing walls of the Scottish Climbing Wall Network (SCWN). It’s not all about who is the best on the day but also who is willing to travel attend the different rounds throughout Scotland at an amazing selection of venues.

Read more or book now

SNBL

Heather Morning's popular winter safety lecture series, offering a fascinating insight to Scotland's mountains in winter and essential advice for winter mountaineering. Booking opens in October

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This workshop investigates the principles of physical training and how you can use the routes and boulder problems at your local wall to make a difference to your training. It will help you understand the basics of the body, how training affects it and gives advice on ‘How not to injure young climbers’ and so is suitable for anyone coaching squads or clubs.

Read more or book now

Physical Training

Heather Morning's popular winter safety lecture series, offering a fascinating insight to Scotland's mountains in winter and essential advice for winter mountaineering. Booking opens in October.

Read more

Heather Morning's popular winter safety lecture series, offering a fascinating insight to Scotland's mountains in winter and essential advice for winter mountaineering.

Read more or book now

Heather Morning's popular winter safety lecture series, offering a fascinating insight to Scotland's mountains in winter and essential advice for winter mountaineering.

Read more or book now

This workshop builds on Fundamentals 2 and investigates the complex techniques useful on overhanging ground and dynamic movement. 

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Fundamentals 3

January 2018

Winter mountaineering skills essentials including walking with an axe and crampons, ice axe self- arrest, navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance and much more.

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Winter Skills

Winter mountaineering skills essentials including walking with an axe and crampons, ice axe self- arrest, navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance and much more.

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Winter Skills

Winter navigation training with particular consideration to avoidance of avalanche-prone slopes and cornice features.

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Winter Skills

Increase your knowledge of snow and avalanches, learn which areas to avoid, and improve your understanding of reports and forecasts.

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Avalanche Awareness

Mountaineering Scotland organises and coordinates the National Bouldering League in partnership with member climbing walls of the Scottish Climbing Wall Network (SCWN). It’s not all about who is the best on the day but also who is willing to travel attend the different rounds throughout Scotland at an amazing selection of venues.

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SNBL

Increase your knowledge of snow and avalanches, learn which areas to avoid, and improve your understanding of reports and forecasts.

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Avalanche Awareness

Winter mountaineering skills essentials including walking with an axe and crampons, ice axe self- arrest, navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance and much more.

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Winter Skills

Winter navigation training with particular consideration to avoidance of avalanche-prone slopes and cornice features.

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Winter Skills

Winter mountaineering skills essentials for members of university and college clubs, including navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance, walking with axe and crampons, ice axe self-arrest, and much more.

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This workshop investigates the principles of physical training and how you can use the routes and boulder problems at your local wall to make a difference to your training. It will help you understand the basics of the body, how training affects it and gives advice on ‘How not to injure young climbers’ and so is suitable for anyone coaching squads or clubs.

Read more or book now

Physical Training

This course at Glenmore Lodge is for those interested in becoming climbing coaches and concentrates on balance and movement. The course is run and organised by Glenmore Lodge and booking should be done directly with the Lodge.

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Winter mountaineering skills essentials including walking with an axe and crampons, ice axe self- arrest, navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance and much more.

Read more or book now

Winter Skills

Winter navigation training with particular consideration to avoidance of avalanche-prone slopes and cornice features.

Read more or book now

Winter Skills

Winter mountaineering skills essentials including walking with an axe and crampons, ice axe self- arrest, navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance and much more.

Read more or book now

Winter Skills

Winter mountaineering skills essentials including walking with an axe and crampons, ice axe self- arrest, navigation, winter safety, avalanche avoidance and much more.

Read more or book now

Winter Skills

Winter navigation training with particular consideration to avoidance of avalanche-prone slopes and cornice features.

Read more or book now

Winter Skills

February 2018

This course is for those interested in becoming climbing coaches and concentrates on techniques, building on the movement skills learned in FUNdas 1.

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Fundamentals 2

Mountaineering Scotland in conjunction with The Mill Cottage Trust is sponsoring 14 Scottish university and college club members to attend a subsidised weekend winter climbing course, based at Mill Cottage in Glen Feshie. This is for students who already have both winter skills and some rock climbing experience, who want to move into winter climbing.

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Mountaineering Scotland organises and coordinates the National Bouldering League in partnership with member climbing walls of the Scottish Climbing Wall Network (SCWN). It’s not all about who is the best on the day but also who is willing to travel attend the different rounds throughout Scotland at an amazing selection of venues.

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SNBL

This two-day course is aimed at members of snowsports touring clubs affiliated to Mountaineering Scotland, and who either aspire to, or are already taking the lead role on club trips.

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Winter Skills

March 2018

Mountaineering Scotland organises and coordinates the National Bouldering League in partnership with member climbing walls of the Scottish Climbing Wall Network (SCWN). It’s not all about who is the best on the day but also who is willing to travel attend the different rounds throughout Scotland at an amazing selection of venues.

Round 6 venue - Eden Rock, Edinburgh.

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SNBL