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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.

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

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Summer mountain leader training course

October 2022

This course 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 - join the waiting list

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Mountain skills weekend 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

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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: Arrochar

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One-day navigation course

At any time of year low cloud can mean poor visibility in the Scottish hills and mountains, making navigation more challenging. By heading out into the darkness we can practice the techniques required to deal with these conditions and learn to confidently navigate off the hill if caught out by short daylight hours over the winter.

Venue: Campsie Fells

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Night navigation course

At any time of year low cloud can mean poor visibility in the Scottish hills and mountains, making navigation more challenging. By heading out into the darkness we can practice the techniques required to deal with these conditions and learn to confidently navigate off the hill if caught out by short daylight hours over the winter.

Venue: Campsie Fells

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Night navigation course

At any time of year low cloud can mean poor visibility in the Scottish hills and mountains, making navigation more challenging. By heading out into the darkness we can practice the techniques required to deal with these conditions and learn to confidently navigate off the hill if caught out by short daylight hours over the winter.

Venue: Campsie Fells

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Night navigation course

November 2022

At any time of year low cloud can mean poor visibility in the Scottish hills and mountains, making navigation more challenging. By heading out into the darkness we can practice the techniques required to deal with these conditions and learn to confidently navigate off the hill if caught out by short daylight hours over the winter.

Venue: Pentland Hills

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Night navigation course

At any time of year low cloud can mean poor visibility in the Scottish hills and mountains, making navigation more challenging. By heading out into the darkness we can practice the techniques required to deal with these conditions and learn to confidently navigate off the hill if caught out by short daylight hours over the winter.

Venue: Pentland Hills

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Night navigation course

At any time of year low cloud can mean poor visibility in the Scottish hills and mountains, making navigation more challenging. By heading out into the darkness we can practice the techniques required to deal with these conditions and learn to confidently navigate off the hill if caught out by short daylight hours over the winter.

Venue: Pentland Hills

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Night navigation course

December 2022

Aimed at members who already enjoy walking in the Scottish hills in summer and winter, and wish to improve their competency and learn the necessary skills to enjoy winter in the hills safety

Venue: Cairngorms

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Winter skills course

January 2023

Aimed at members who already enjoy walking in the Scottish hills in summer and winter, and wish to improve their competency and learn the necessary skills to enjoy winter in the hills safety

Venue: Cairngorms

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Winter skills course

Aimed at members who already enjoy walking in the Scottish hills in summer and winter, and wish to improve their competency and learn the necessary skills to enjoy winter in the hills safety

Venue: Cairngorms

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Winter skills course

Aimed at members who already enjoy walking in the Scottish hills in summer and winter, and wish to improve their competency and learn the necessary skills to enjoy winter in the hills safety

Venue: Cairngorms

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Winter skills course

Aimed at members who already enjoy walking in the Scottish hills in summer and winter, and wish to improve their competency and learn the necessary skills to enjoy winter in the hills safety

Venue: Cairngorms

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Winter skills course

Aimed at winter hill walkers and mountaineers wishing to increase their knowledge of snow conditions and avalanche risk, learn which areas to avoid and improve their understanding of avalanche reports and forecasts. 

Venue: Cairngorms

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Winter skills course

Aimed at winter hill walkers and mountaineers wishing to increase their knowledge of snow conditions and avalanche risk, learn which areas to avoid and improve their understanding of avalanche reports and forecasts. 

Venue: Cairngorms

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Winter skills course

Aimed at members who already enjoy walking in the Scottish hills in summer and winter, and wish to improve their competency and learn the necessary skills to enjoy winter in the hills safety

Venue: Cairngorms

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Winter skills course

February 2023

Aimed at members who already enjoy walking in the Scottish hills in summer and winter, and wish to improve their competency and learn the necessary skills to enjoy winter in the hills safety

Venue: Glencoe

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Winter skills course

Aimed at women members who already enjoy walking in the Scottish hills in summer and winter, and wish to improve their competency and learn the necessary skills to enjoy winter in the hills safety

Venue: Glencoe

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Winter skills course

Aimed at members who already enjoy walking in the Scottish hills in summer and winter, and wish to improve their competency and learn the necessary skills to enjoy winter in the hills safety

Venue: Glencoe

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Winter skills course

March 2023

Aimed at members who already enjoy walking in the Scottish hills in summer and winter, and wish to improve their competency and learn the necessary skills to enjoy winter in the hills safety

Venue: Cairngorms

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Winter skills course