The course is designed as an introduction to steeper mountain terrain for those that want to start venturing onto steeper ground, be that off the usual paths and tracks, or who would like the skills and confidence to know what to do if they were to end up on steeper ground by mistake. This is not an introduction to scrambling course, but may well be a useful stepping stone towards such a course.
The course will require a good level of mountain fitness and stiff walking boots, but no prior experience of rough or steep ground is necessary.
By the end of the day those on the course should:
£60 for Mountaineering Scotland members
Not a member? Join us - Thanks to your membership, we can subsidise the costs of our courses and offer them at affordable prices compared to most commercial providers. (More about membership benefits)
Why become a member?
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 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.