For people who regularly climb hills/mountains who wish to take it to the next level. The course is delivered on the mountains sometimes ‘off-track’ and on rough scrambling terrain. Max distance 12km, max ascent 1000m per day.
This weekend course comprises two days of instruction and two nights self-catering accommodation. It will include all of the following aspects to ensure safe and enjoyable days on the hill.
The course is delivered on a 1:4 ratio and involves two full days out on
the hill. Applicants should be fit enough to enjoy a seven-hour day on
the hill which may involve ascent up to 900m.
All courses will start at 9am on the Saturday and finish around 4pm on the Sunday.
Cost is £100 for Mountaineering Scotland members.
The cost is per person and includes one night self-catering accommodation. It does not include your food. You need a sleeping bag.
To book onto one of our mountain safety courses, you need to be a member of Mountaineering Scotland and aged 18 or over. Members aged between 14 and 18 can attend this course if accompanied by a parent or nominated adult: phone the office at 01738 493943 for details and to book.
Thanks to your membership, we can subsidise the costs of our courses and offer you cheaper course prices than most commercial providers.
Please take a look at our useful course information for booking and cancellation conditions.
Bookings for these courses will open in early Jan 2020