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Mountain Skills Plus Course Overview - 4 Days
We’ll cover the full syllabus of the 2 Day Mountain Skills course and then put it all into practice on a 2 day mountain expedition. We’ll start with detailed planning, equipment and nutrition preparation before heading out. We’ll be living out of our rucksacks for the whole expedition and wild camping up high. We’ll introduce some basic rope techniques, night navigation and emergency procedures.
What does a Mountain Skills Plus Course Cover?
Who is the Mountain Skills Plus course for?
This Mountain Skills Plus course is for anyone who is interested in exploring our mountains. We hope you have some experience in the mountains, but it's not essential.
Are you an aspiring Mountain Leader? This is the ideal foundation course for you. We will introduce you to many of the skills covered in the 6 day Summer Mountain Leader course including expedition skills.
The following kit is available for you to use during your course:
Equipment available for hire:
Our courses run at the following locations:
Our courses are non-residential. Take a look at our recommended accommodation on the resources page.
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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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 assocted with this.
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.