The Mountain Skills course is an ideal choice for walkers interested in applying their countryside walking skills to the mountain environment. Ideally, participants would have done some basic hill walking previously and have a reasonable level of fitness. Skills in map and compass, mountain weather forecasting, movement through steep ground, planning and preparation, emergency procedures, seasonal effects and the mountain environment all form the syllabus of this course. The course is run in the main high mountain areas of the UK and Ireland.
Course duration: 2 days
Minimum age: 14 years
Terrain areas: Mountains of the UK & Ireland.
All participants are required to register with Mountain Training. This is a one-off cost and allows access to either or both courses.
Cost: £20 per (£17 for under 18's)
Registration cost include:
Access to the Mountain Training Digital Logbook
A copy of Safety on Mountains handbook
Certificate of attendance for both courses
Access to technical advice from Mountain Training
Mountain Training Mountain Skills Course Dates