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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. 

December 2017

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

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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.

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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.

FULLY BOOKED

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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). Itís 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.

FULLY BOOKED

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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 ĎHow not to injure young climbersí and so is suitable for anyone coaching squads or clubs.

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Physical Training

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 at TCA in Glasgow covers the basics of movement and balance.

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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.

FULLY BOOKED

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Winter Skills

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

FULLY BOOKED

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.

FULLY BOOKED

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.

FULLY BOOKED

Read more or book now

Winter Skills

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

FULLY BOOKED

Read more or book now

Winter Skills

February 2018

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

FULLY BOOKED

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Fundamentals 2

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

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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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Heavey Whally continues our popular winter safety lecture series, offering a fascinating insight to Scotland's mountains in winter and essential advice for winter mountaineering.

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Heavy Whalley

Mountaineering Scotland organises and coordinates the National Bouldering League in partnership with member climbing walls of the Scottish Climbing Wall Network (SCWN). Itís 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). Itís 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