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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. 

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.

January 2019

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

Venue: Mill Cottage, Feshiebridge

FULLY BOOKED

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Winter skills

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

Venue: Aviewmore

FULLY BOOKED

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Winter Navigation

This training weekend will give participants a strong grounding in a range of essential skills for venturing into Scotland's mountains in winter that they can build upon in the future and share with fellow club members.

Venue: Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore

FULLY BOOKED

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Student winter skills weekend

This workshop builds on Fundamentals 1 and covers the techniques that are particularly useful on steep ground.

Venue: TCA Glasgow

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Fundamentals 2

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

Venue: Mill Cottage, Feshiebridge

FULLY BOOKED

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Winter skills

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

Venue: Aviemore

ONE PLACE AVAILABLE

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Winter Navigation

Increase your knowledge of snow and avalanches, learn which areas to avoid, and improve your understanding of reports and forecasts.

Venue: Aviemore

FULLY BOOKED

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Avalanche awareness

Increase your knowledge of snow and avalanches, learn which areas to avoid, and improve your understanding of reports and forecasts.

Venue: Aviemore

FULLY BOOKED

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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.

Venue: Mill Cottage, Feshiebridge

Two spaces remaining

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Winter skills

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

Venue: Aviemore

FULLY BOOKED

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Winter Navigation

February 2019

for students who already have both winter skills and some rock climbing experience, who want to move into winter climbing. The aim of the weekend is to provide a solid foundation in core winter climbing skills to enable students to operate competently, safely and independently in a Scottish winter climbing environment

Venue: Northern Cairngorms

FULLY BOOKED

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Student winter climbing weekend

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

Venue: Aviemore

FULLY BOOKED

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Winter skills

For members of snowsports touring clubs affiliated to Mountaineering Scotland, and who either aspire to, or are already taking the lead role on club trips.

Venue: Cairngorm Mountain

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Snowsports Touring

March 2019

April 2019

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

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Navigation

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

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Navigation

May 2019

This course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills. Aimed at our members who regularly ascend  Munros (or equivalent).

Venue: Arrochar Alps

Fully booked

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Navigation

This course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills. Aimed at our members who regularly ascend  Munros (or equivalent).

Venue: Arrochar Alps

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Navigation

This weekend 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

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Navigation

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.

Venue: Mill Cottage, Glen Feshie

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First Aid

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: Glen Coe

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Scrambling

June 2019

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: Glen Coe

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Scrambling

This course will give you a firm grounding in practical mountain navigation skills. Delivered primarily in woodland close to Drymen. It is suitable for people who are new to walking and would prefer a more relaxed approach

Venue: Drymen

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Navigation

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

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Navigation

July 2019

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

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Navigation

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

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Navigation

August 2019

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

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Scrambling

September 2019

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

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Navigation

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

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Navigation

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.

Venue: Mill Cottage, Feshiebridge

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Navigation

October 2019

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.

Venue: Mill Cottage, Glen Feshie

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First Aid