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If you love Scotland's mountains - join us

Mountaineering Scotland is the national organisation representing Scotland's hillwalkers, climbers, mountaineers and ski tourers. We are here to help you get the most out of the hills, crags and climbing walls through information, courses, events and a range of member benefits.

Join us and support our campaigns to protect our mountain landscapes, keep the hills clear of litter and maintain our access rights.

Join online to get a free gift and save 25% for your first year*

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Join Mountaineering Scotland - concessions   

Join Mountaineering Scotland - Mountain Training Candidate
  • Please read our membership terms and conditions - click here
  • Read our membership membership FAQs for payment, joint/family membership, concessions

* Get 25% off your first year's membership when you pay by Direct Debit (new members only)

Please note: Due to coronavirus, we are experiencing delays in sending out membership packs and cards.

25% off for new members

Get 25% off your first year of membership and a free gift when you pay by direct debit online.

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Benefits of membership

Your membership entitles you to a wide range of benefits including insurance, discounts and our courses.

Find out more

Choice of free gift

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

Check out our free gifts

Why join us?

Membership of Mountaineering Scotland offers excellent value at less than 3/month for an adult and 1.40/month for a youth member.

  • Mountaineering Scotland is the recognised national organisation representing Scotland's hill walkers, mountaineers, ski tourers and climbers.
  • We campaign on your behalf to safeguard access rights and promote conservation of our mountains and mountain landscapes.
  • Mountaineering activities third party liability insurance cover included in your membership.
  • Great value mountain skills courses including winter skills, navigation, scrambling and avalanche awareness.
  • Discounts at loads of outdoor shops, gear suppliers and places to stay all over Scotland.
  • Scottish Mountaineer magazine four times a year - the only magazine dedicated to the outdoors in Scotland.
  • Network of over 150 hill walking, climbing and ski-touring clubs.
  • Exclusive access to low cost club huts in amazing places for enjoying the hills.
  • BMC travel insurance and a range of other financial services for members.

Become a member to enjoy our full 
range of member benefits

Other ways to join

  • Download and print out an application form here
  • Add your bank details to pay by direct debit and save 25%, or send it with a cheque payable to "Mountaineering Scotland" to Mountaineering Scotland, The Granary, West Mill Street, Perth, PH1 5QP.

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