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Mountain Skills Course Overview
Are you ready to take the leap into the mountains? This two-day course will give you the skills you need to be safe and enjoy those big days out. We’ll introduce you to the world of mountaineering and get you ready to take on your own mountain adventures.
What does a Mountain Skills course cover?
Who is the Mountain Skills course for?
This Mountain Skills course is for anyone interested in exploring our mountains. We hope you have some experience, but it's not essential. If you are an aspiring Mountain Leader, but not sure where to start, then this is the ideal introductory course for you.
Is this Mountain Skills course not quite what you’re looking for? Checkout our Hill Skills course. If you have specific requirements, we can deliver a bespoke course tailored to your needs.
The following kit is available for you to use during your course:
Our courses run at the following locations:
Our courses are non-residential. Take a look at our recommended accommodation on the resources page.
Our Mountain Skills courses are accredited by Mountain Training.
If you wish to receive accreditation for this course, you will need to register with Mountain Training www.mountain-training.org There is a small fee associated with this.
Holly and Anna's Mountain Story
Follow Holly and Anna as they explore the West Highlands of Scotland and find out why they love walking in the mountains.
Courtesy of Mountain Training
Our Instructors are members of the Mountain Training Association. We regularly attend workshops to continue our own personal development.
Mountain Training Association is the support and development branch of Mountain Training, offering a range of workshops for trainee and qualified leaders and coaches.
Becoming 'The Wild One'
Join Phoebe Smith as she explains her journey from a 'normal' woman (who liked to sleep in a real bed with a mattress and duvet) to an extreme sleeping, wild camping adventurer. Hear about how she balances her 9-to-5 stressful, full-time job with her 5-to-9 adventures.
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We're not delivering any courses at the moment due to the national lockdown.
If you're affected by COVID19 and can’t attend your course we promise we'll refund in full or you can transfer to another date.