Introduction to Mountaineering

Introduction to Mountaineering

This course aims to take those with little or no prior experience to being competent, self-sufficient and safe on the mountains over the course of five days.

These courses are based in a variety of mountainous locations around the UK and the current dates are shown below.

Topics covered

The Introduction to Mountaineering course covers the following topics:

  • Preparation and equipment selection
  • Navigation (see Introduction to Navigation course syllabus)
  • Weather forecasting
  • Emergency procedures
  • Security on steep ground
  • Local environment and history
  • Group Management

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If you would like a course to be held on a different day, in a different location or with a large group, please email us at and we will try to accommodate your request.

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