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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 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. 

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.

August 2020

This course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.  Suitable for people who enjoy days out on the hill, but would prefer to train on terrain that is not too physically demanding.

Venue: Ochils

FULLY BOOKED - please contact us for waiting list

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Hill navigation course

This course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.  Suitable for people who enjoy days out on the hill, but would prefer to train on terrain that is not too physically demanding.

Venue: Ochils

FULLY BOOKED - please contact us for waiting list

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Hill navigation course

This course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.  Suitable for people who enjoy days out on the hill, but would prefer to train on terrain that is not too physically demanding.

Venue: Campsie Fells

FULLY BOOKED - please contact us for waiting list

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Hill navigation course

This course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.  Suitable for people who enjoy days out on the hill, but would prefer to train on terrain that is not too physically demanding.

Venue: Campsie Fells

FULLY BOOKED - please contact us for waiting list

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Hill navigation course

September 2020

For people who regularly climb hills/mountains who wish to take it to the next level. This course will develop your confidence and technical skills to tackle scrambling-type terrain safely and efficiently.

Venue: Skye

FULLY BOOKED

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Scrambling course

This course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.  Suitable for people who enjoy days out on the hill, but would prefer to train on terrain that is not too physically demanding.

Venue: Pentland Hills

FULLY BOOKED - please contact us for waiting list

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Hill navigation course

This course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills.  Suitable for people who enjoy days out on the hill, but would prefer to train on terrain that is not too physically demanding.

Venue: Pentland Hills

FULLY BOOKED - please contact us for waiting list


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Hill navigation course

This Mountain Training Scotland award is for members who are currently involved or keen to become involved in leading hill-walking parties in mountainous terrain in summer conditions. A two-day overnight camping expedition is part of this course. .

Venue: Mill Cottage, Feshiebridge

FULLY BOOKED

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Summer mountain leader course

Five hours of intensive training in techniques for navigating in poor visibility and darkness. This course is designed to build on your foundation of daylight navigation skills giving you strategies to cope with navigating in bad weather and to be able to safely navigate off the hill safely in the event of being caught out by short daylight hours.

Venue: Campsie Fells

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Night navigation course

Five hours of intensive training in techniques for navigating in poor visibility and darkness. This course is designed to build on your foundation of daylight navigation skills giving you strategies to cope with navigating in bad weather and to be able to safely navigate off the hill safely in the event of being caught out by short daylight hours.

Venue: Campsie Fells

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Night navigation course

Five hours of intensive training in techniques for navigating in poor visibility and darkness. This course is designed to build on your foundation of daylight navigation skills giving you strategies to cope with navigating in bad weather and to be able to safely navigate off the hill safely in the event of being caught out by short daylight hours.

Venue: Campsie Fells

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Night navigation course

October 2020

This courses goes a step further than the basic navigation skills to introduce valuable skills to members who regularly visit the summer mountains and who wish to develop their abilities to become safer and more proficient.

Venue: Glen Clova

FULLY BOOKED

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Mountain skills weekend

This course is aimed at equipping members 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.

Venue: Mill Cottage and Kincraig

FULLY BOOKED

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First aid course

November 2020

Five hours of intensive training in techniques for navigating in poor visibility and darkness. This course is designed to build on your foundation of daylight navigation skills giving you strategies to cope with navigating in bad weather and to be able to safely navigate off the hill safely in the event of being caught out by short daylight hours.

Venue:Pentland Hills

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Night navigation course

Five hours of intensive training in techniques for navigating in poor visibility and darkness. This course is designed to build on your foundation of daylight navigation skills giving you strategies to cope with navigating in bad weather and to be able to safely navigate off the hill safely in the event of being caught out by short daylight hours.

Venue: Pentland Hills

Read more or book now

Night navigation course

Five hours of intensive training in techniques for navigating in poor visibility and darkness. This course is designed to build on your foundation of daylight navigation skills giving you strategies to cope with navigating in bad weather and to be able to safely navigate off the hill safely in the event of being caught out by short daylight hours.

Venue: Pentland Hills

Read more or book now

Night navigation course