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.
A general level of fitness is required for a days walking in upland and mountainous terrain.
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 Training course including expedition skills.
The following kit is available to 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 Mountain Skills courses are accredited by Mountain Training. If you want to be accredited by Mountain Training for attending your course please select the 'Mountain Training Registration' option during the checkout process.