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Whether you are a hill walker, climber, snowsports tourer or simply a mountain lover, Mountaineering Scotland will help you get the most out of Scotland's hills, crags and climbing walls, while protecting the landscapes and access rights we all cherish. 

  • The voice of Scotland's mountaineers and mountain lovers
  • Scottish Mountaineer magazine direct to your door four times a year
  • Unbeatable value mountain skills courses for members
  • Discounts at outdoor shops and places to stay
  • Network of 140 hillwalking, climbing and ski-touring clubs
  • Mountain huts in tops spots for enjoying the hills
  • Mountaineering activities liability insurance cover

Up to 50% off

Sign up by Direct Debit and you will get up to 50% off your first year's annual membership price.

Benefits of membership

Your membership entitles you to a wide range of benefits. 

Check out what you get here...

Choice of free gift

From walks guidebooks to beanies, chalk bags to skills DVDs, select a wee gift as a thank you from us! 

Take a look at our new member gifts...

Supporting our work is about more than saving money, but if you take advantage of your free gift, the discounts you receive, our subsidised courses and your subscription to Scottish Mountaineer, you could soon be in profit...

Membership category

Standard price

Direct Debit price *

Individual adult 30.50 16.25
Young person (under 18) 15.50 15.50
ClimbScotland Gold (under 18) 15.50 15.50
Joint (two adults at same address) Save 10 on individual prices!
50.50 25.25
Family (two adults & kids under 18) Save 20 on individual prices!
53.50 26.75
Family (one adult & kids under 18)
33.50 16.75
Concession (student, unwaged, over 65, registered disabled, associate member) 19.00 16.25
Mountain Training Candidate (undertaking an award which requires Mountaineering Scotland membership) 24.50 16.25
* For your first year of membership. ** Plus 9.50 for P&P to Europe or 15.75 for P&P to rest of world.

Sign up easily and quickly online via our Members Web PortalThis secure online area enables you choose your membership and pay by Direct Debit or debit and credit card.

  • Select the option to register as a new member and complete your contact details
  • Within a minute or two you will receive an email asking you to confirm your email address

  • Click on the link to complete the membership form and pay  

  • We will post you your membership pack within a seven working days.

Direct Debit please!

Joining by Direct Debit saves you and us time and the cost of administration, which we can then put into vital work on access, landscape and mountain safety. As a thank you, we give a 50% saving on the price of your first year's membership. You are covered by the Direct Debit Guarantee meaning we will never take a payment without notifying you in advance in case you would like to review your membership.

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