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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. 

April 2017

A one-day navigation course which can set you on the way to becoming an accomplished navigator able to find your way around the hills with confidence, even in poor visibility. Ideal for beginners or those wishing to update rusty skills. This course will be held in the Ochils. 

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A one-day navigation course which can set you on the way to becoming an accomplished navigator able to find your way around the hills with confidence, even in poor visibility. Ideal for beginners or those wishing to update rusty skills. This course will be held in the Ochils.

FULLY BOOKED

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A one-day navigation course which can set you on the way to becoming an accomplished navigator able to find your way around the hills with confidence, even in poor visibility. Ideal for beginners or those wishing to update rusty skills. This course will be held in the Campsie Fells.

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A one-day navigation course which can set you on the way to becoming an accomplished navigator able to find your way around the hills with confidence, even in poor visibility. Ideal for beginners or those wishing to update rusty skills. This course will be held in the Campsie Fells.

FULLY BOOKED

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May 2017

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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This course at Glenmore Lodge is for those interested in becoming climbing coaches and concentrates on techniques, building on the movement skills learned in FUNdas 1. The course is run and organised by Glenmore Lodge and booking should be done directly with the Lodge.

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This course at Glenmore Lodge is for those interested in becoming climbing coaches and builds on the movement and technique content of F1 and F2 and combines the theory and the practical elements of those workshops being delivered in more challenging situations. The course is run and organised by Glenmore Lodge and booking should be done directly with the Lodge.

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A weekend course which includes pre-planning, what to pack in your rucksack,navigation, route choice, coping with difficult terrain, and emergency procedures. This weekend goes a step further than the basic navigation skills to introduce valuable skills to members who are fairly new to the summer mountains and who wish to develop their abilities to become safer and more proficient.

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June 2017

This course, based in Glen Coe, focuses on developing the technical skills required for tackling scrambling-type ground such as found on Aonach Eagach. The programme for the course is flexible depending on the weather conditions and the expectations and ability of those attending.


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This course, based in Glen Coe, focuses on developing the technical skills required for tackling scrambling-type ground such as found on Aonach Eagach. The programme for the course is flexible depending on the weather conditions and the expectations and ability of those attending.


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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 course, based in Skye, focuses on developing the technical skills required for tackling scrambling-type ground such as found on the Cuillin Ridge. The programme for the course is flexible depending on the weather conditions and the expectations and ability of those attending.


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July 2017

A one-day navigation course which can set you on the way to becoming an accomplished navigator able to find your way around the hills with confidence, even in poor visibility. Ideal for beginners or those wishing to update rusty skills. This course will be held in the Campsie Fells at low level, to suit those who prefer a slower pace.

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A one-day navigation course which can set you on the way to becoming an accomplished navigator able to find your way around the hills with confidence, even in poor visibility. Ideal for beginners or those wishing to update rusty skills. This course will be held in the Campsie Fells.

FULLY BOOKED

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August 2017

A one-day navigation course which can set you on the way to becoming an accomplished navigator able to find your way around the hills with confidence, even in poor visibility. Ideal for beginners or those wishing to update rusty skills. This course will be held in the Arrochar hills.

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A one-day navigation course which can set you on the way to becoming an accomplished navigator able to find your way around the hills with confidence, even in poor visibility. Ideal for beginners or those wishing to update rusty skills. This course will be held in the Arrochar hills.

FULLY BOOKED

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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

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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

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October 2017

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 training weekend is an ideal opportunity for student club members of all abilities to increase their skill levels and for those in positions of responsibility to better equip themselves for their role. We also welcome members of student clubs who are new to either hill walking, mountaineering or climbing and wish to 'learn the ropes', setting a solid foundation in mountaineering skills for them to build on in the future.


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November 2017

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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This course at Glenmore Lodge is for those interested in becoming climbing coaches and concentrates on techniques, building on the movement skills learned in FUNdas 1. The course is run and organised by Glenmore Lodge and booking should be done directly with the Lodge.

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This course at Glenmore Lodge is for those interested in becoming climbing coaches and builds on the movement and technique content of F1 and F2 and combines the theory and the practical elements of those workshops being delivered in more challenging situations. The course is run and organised by Glenmore Lodge and booking should be done directly with the Lodge.

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February 2018

Mountaineering Scotland in conjunction with The Mill Cottage Trust is sponsoring 14 Scottish student club members to attend a 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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