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Courses and events calendar

We offer a wide range of great 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, booking details and prices.

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


Waiting lists

We operate a waiting list for most events to fill spaces that become available in case of cancellations. Please add your details to the waiting list for any courses and dates that are fully booked that you are interested in and we will be in touch with everyone on the list if any places become available.

May 2022

Going the Extra Mile is a program of basic hill skills courses for people aged between 18 and 25 years of age who enjoy exploring the hills and mountains of Scotland, and would like to learn the basic skills needed to help them gain confidence and stay safe when hiking.

Venue: Campsie Fells (Drymen)

Booking open

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Going the extra mile

June 2022

Going the Extra Mile is a program of basic hill skills courses for people aged between 18 and 25 years of age who enjoy exploring the hills and mountains of Scotland, and would like to learn the basic skills needed to help them gain confidence and stay safe when hiking.

Venue: Ochils (Tillicoultry)

Booking open

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Going the extra mile

Going the Extra Mile is a program of basic hill skills courses for people aged between 18 and 25 years of age who enjoy exploring the hills and mountains of Scotland, and would like to learn the basic skills needed to help them gain confidence and stay safe when hiking.

Venue: Ochils (Tillicoultry)

Booking open

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Going the extra mile

This course is aimed at our members who regularly ascend Munros (or equivalent).  Your day's training will involve an ascent of one of the numerous Munros or Corbetts in the area. The course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills

Venue: Braemar

Booking open

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One-day navigation course

This course is aimed at our members who regularly ascend Munros (or equivalent).  Your day's training will involve an ascent of one of the numerous Munros or Corbetts in the area. The course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills

Venue: Braemar

Booking open

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One-day navigation course

July 2022

This course is members who are fit enough to enjoy days out on the hills and high tops, but would prefer to train on terrain that is not too physically demanding. At times the course will be off track on the open hillside.  The course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.

Venue: Ochils

Booking open

Read more or book now

One-day navigation course

This course is members who are fit enough to enjoy days out on the hills and high tops, but would prefer to train on terrain that is not too physically demanding. At times the course will be off track on the open hillside.  The course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.

Venue: Ochils

Booking open

Read more or book now

One-day navigation course

This one-day course is for anyone aged 18 or over who has never climbed before or who has done a little climbing indoors but would like to try climbing outdoors on real rock.

Venue: Kingussie area

Booking open

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Ready to Rock

This one-day course is designed to take competent indoor climbers or those with some experience of outdoor climbing and help them develop their outdoor traditional climbing.

Venue: Kingussie area

Booking open

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Ready to Rock

This two-day course is designed to take climbers who can competently lead climb indoor or on sports routes and have some experience of climbing outdoors and introduce them to leading traditionally protected routes. 

Venue: Glen Nevis

Booking open

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Ready to Rock

Going the Extra Mile is a program of basic hill skills courses for people aged between 18 and 25 years of age who enjoy exploring the hills and mountains of Scotland, and would like to learn the basic skills needed to help them gain confidence and stay safe when hiking.

Venue: Pentland Hills

Booking open

Read more or book now

Going the extra mile

Going the Extra Mile is a program of basic hill skills courses for people aged between 18 and 25 years of age who enjoy exploring the hills and mountains of Scotland, and would like to learn the basic skills needed to help them gain confidence and stay safe when hiking.

Venue: Pentland Hills

Booking open

Read more or book now

Going the extra mile

This one-day course is for anyone aged 18 or over who has never climbed before or who has done a little climbing indoors but would like to try climbing outdoors on real rock.

Venue: Crieff area

Booking open

Read more or book now

Ready to Rock

This one-day course is for anyone aged 18 or over who has never climbed before or who has done a little climbing indoors but would like to try climbing outdoors on real rock.

Venue: Kingussie area

Booking open

Read more or book now

Ready to Rock

This course is members who are fit enough to enjoy days out on the hills and high tops, but would prefer to train on terrain that is not too physically demanding. At times the course will be off track on the open hillside.  The course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.

Venue: Pentland Hills

Booking opens 1 May

Read more or book now

One-day navigation course

This one-day course is designed to take competent indoor climbers or those with some experience of outdoor climbing and help them develop their outdoor traditional climbing.

Venue: Kingussie area

Booking open

Read more or book now

Ready to Rock

This course is members who are fit enough to enjoy days out on the hills and high tops, but would prefer to train on terrain that is not too physically demanding. At times the course will be off track on the open hillside.  The course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.

Venue: Pentland Hills

Booking opens 1 May

Read more or book now

One-day navigation course

August 2022

This course is members who are fit enough to enjoy days out on the hills and high tops, but would prefer to train on terrain that is not too physically demanding. At times the course will be off track on the open hillside.  The course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.

Venue: Ochils

Booking opens 1 May

Read more or book now

One-day navigation course

This course is members who are fit enough to enjoy days out on the hills and high tops, but would prefer to train on terrain that is not too physically demanding. At times the course will be off track on the open hillside.  The course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.

Venue: Ochils

Booking opens 1 May

Read more or book now

One-day navigation course

This one-day course is for anyone aged 18 or over who has never climbed before or who has done a little climbing indoors but would like to try climbing outdoors on real rock.

Venue: Kingussie area

Booking open

Read more or book now

Ready to Rock

This one-day course is designed to take competent indoor climbers or those with some experience of outdoor climbing and help them develop their outdoor traditional climbing.

Venue: Kingussie area

Booking open

Read more or book now

Ready to Rock

This one-day course is for anyone aged 18 or over who has never climbed before or who has done a little climbing indoors but would like to try climbing outdoors on real rock.

Venue: Crieff area

Booking open

Read more or book now

Ready to Rock

September 2022

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 a six-day course in two three-day modules including a two-day overnight camping expedition.

Venue: Glen Feshie

Booking open

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Summer mountain leader training course

October 2022

This course is aimed at our members who regularly ascend Munros (or equivalent).  Your day's training will involve an ascent of one of the numerous Munros or Corbetts in the area. The course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills

Venue: Arrochar

Booking open

Read more or book now

One-day navigation course

This course is aimed at our members who regularly ascend Munros (or equivalent).  Your day's training will involve an ascent of one of the numerous Munros or Corbetts in the area. The course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills

Venue: Arrochar

Booking open

Read more or book now

One-day navigation course