This two-day course, based in the Cairngorms, is for hillwalkers who would like to learn the skills needed to enjoy the hills in winter. The course would also be suitable for anyone needing basic snow and ice skills before heading to the alps. The Cairngorm mountains and the Northern Corries offer an ideal location for this course allowing us to easily get onto proper winter terrain............. more info


Come and find out what Scottish Winter Climbing is all about! This two-day course is suited to people interested in trying winter climbing for the first time. You will learn about route choice, assessment of conditions, ice axe use, protection, belaying, and construction of anchors, but mostly you will climb some superb ice and mixed............. more info


From the classic horseshoes of Snowdon and Helvellyn, to the towering rock architecture of the North Face of Ben Nevis and the majesty of the Black Cuillin of Skye; the UK has a lifetime's worth of great mountain scrambles. Scrambling blurs the line between hillwalking and climbing with routes like Pinnacle Ridge on St. Sunday Crag and Curved Ridge on Buachaille Etive Mor requiring mountaineering skills............ more info


The crags and mountains of the UK offer some of the most varied rock climbing in the world. The gritstone and limestone edges of the Peak District, with easy access and relatively co-operative weather, offer great opportunities to learn the basic skills before venturing onto the mountain crags or sea cliffs in other parts of the UK. Generations of UK mountaineers have begun their climbing career............ more info


For hillwalkers, confident navigation adds greatly to the satisfaction of a mountain day. If you are looking to explore the higher mountains of the UK or want to expand your experience into winter, alpine or rock climbing, an organised and practised system of navigation is essential. The Introduction to Navigation Day provides walkers and mountaineers with the basic skills of map and compass.  The Advanced ............ more info