Join us - support us. Love to walk, climb or ski in Scotland's hills and mountains? Join us. Become a member . We campaign on behalf of our members and the wider hill walking, climbing and mountaineering community in Scotland to protect our mountain landscapes, safeguard access rights, encourage conservation, promote participation, mountain safety, self reliance and development of the skills ...
Stay local: Limit your travel to around 5 miles for recreation and follow the current public health advice for Scotland to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. Be prepared: Car parks, toilets and other facilities remain closed. Be safe: Plan ahead and stay well within your limits - whatever your activity - to avoid the need for rescue and emergency services.
Vehicle access to Strathfarrar. Mountaineering Scotland members wishing to explore the hills around Strathfarrar can gain vehicular access to the 17-mile private road which leads up the glen under arrangements negotiated by Mountaineering Scotland with the estates.
The instructors for the Ready to Rock outdoor rock climbing courses for adults and the climbing support for clubs will be members of AMI, the Association of Mountaineering Instructors and will hold either an Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor, or Winter Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor qualification.. Mountaineering and Climbing Instructors are qualified to instruct mountaineering in ...
Based in the Peak District, the Vertebrate team are driven by a passion for the outdoors, for exploration, and for the natural world. As well as publishing award-winning new books, they’re making available many out-of-print classics in both print and digital formats.
Access rights and responsibilities quiz. Do you know where you are - and aren't - allowed to walk freely? Do you know as much as you should about responsible access?. Take our fun access rights and responsibilities quiz to find out how well you know the law of the land and the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.
Scotland has some of the greatest hill walking country in the world: accessible, yet with a true wilderness flavour. From the height of Ben Nevis, to the smaller but perfectly formed Trossachs, and from the isolated peaks of the far north to the huge elevated mass of the Cairngorms, there is immense variety of both scenery and challenge, suitable for everyone from family groups on simple ...
Membership category Price; Adult: £33.00: Young person (under 18s): £16.75: ClimbScotland Gold (under 18s): £16.75: Joint (two adults at same address) Save £11 on individual prices!: £54.50: Family (two adult + under 18s at same address) Save at least £25 on individual prices!: £57.75: Family (one adult + under 18s at same address): £35.00: Concession (student, unwaged, over 65s ...
Ticks - and how to deal with them Although ticks were once regarded as nothing more than a bloodthirsty nuisance, increasing awareness of Lyme Disease and its potentially long-lasting effects means people are more concerned about ticks, how to avoid them, and how best to deal with them.
Mountaineering Scotland Mountain Leader Training Course . Mountaineering Scotland, in partnership with Richard Bentley from Mountain Motion, is offering club and individual members the opportunity to participate in a Summer Mountain Leader Training Course, at a special discounted rate.
Mountaineering Scotland is proud to have been involved in the development of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 and we continue to promote the rights and responsibilities of hill walkers, climbers, mountaineers and snowsport tourers.
The bequest was to fund a memorial bunkhouse, and for some time the MCofS searched for a suitable property. After several years without progress, Vaughan asked if he could be involved as he had a number of contacts which might be of benefit, and through these Mill Cottage was identified as an ideal location.
Introduction The mountains of Sikkim were ventured into quite early in the history of Himalayan mountaineering. In 1883 W.W.Graham led an expedition to west Sikkim which apparently climbed both Kabru and Jopuno,
tell us now if you have a case pending of if you have ever been convicted of a criminal offence, or cautioned by the police, or bound over. You must include all offences, even minor matters such as motoring offences, and spent conviction, that
In 2015 we launched our vision for the future of Scottish mountains, a vision focused on safeguarding natural beauty, capitalising on leisure and tourism for sustainable economic development, and community-led small-scale developments in renewable energy.
COVID – 19 – A framework for decision making: Phase 1 On 21 May, the Scottish Government published a ‘route map’ for emerging from the coronavirus crisis, with a four-phased approach to easing lockdown restrictions.
Mountaineering Scotland is the voice of Scotland's hill walkers, climbers, mountaineers and ski tourers. We could not continue our vital work for Scotland's mountains and mountaineers without the support of our 15,000 members.
Climbing the Munros and Corbetts ‘Doing’ the Munros and Corbetts is a great way to get some of the best out of hill walking in Scotland. When most people start out to tick a list, the higher Munros get first priority, but once they’re out of the road the real aficionados get going on the Corbetts – and never tire of telling all who’ll listen that the Corbetts are far more challenging ...
Mountaineering Scotland is a campaigning organisation, representing the interests of its members, and has several campaigns on conservation issues.
Grant-aided expedition reports archive The following summaries are from expeditions which have received bursary funding from Mountaineering Scotland.
Mill Cottage is situated at Feshiebridge and can sleep 14 people, with a further 8 camping if necessary. It is available for the use of Mountaineering Scotland and British Mountaineering Council affiliated clubs, and individual members.
Mountaineering Scotland members can gain vehicle access to the private road along Strathfarrar, saving a very long walk-in. In winter, access along the 17 mile road is available to members via advance booking under arrangements we have negotiated with the estates.
Blue on the map is water, but what the map doesn’t signify is how easy or hard the water will be to cross. It might be a simple case of jumping from one bank of a stream to another, hopping across a few boulders in the burn, or swapping boots for crocs and braving the cold for a few metres across a shallow river.
The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 establishes a statutory right to camp informally, and the Scottish Outdoor Access Code describes the responsibilities and best practice guidance that should be followed when exercising your right to camp wild, for example not camping in enclosed fields of crops or farm animals.. Newcomers to camping may be confused by different names for styles of camping ...
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Phase 1 in Exiting Lockdown: Questions and Answers for hillwalkers and climbers . Key considerations in Phase 1. Stay local: Follow the current public health guidance for Scotland to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. Be prepared: Car parks, toilets and other facilities may remain closed. Be safe: Plan ahead and stay well within your limits - whatever your activity - to avoid the need for ...
Mountaineering Scotland Risk Assessment Summer Hill Walking Activities Compiled from work done by Glenmore Lodge and amended by Heather Morning July 2017
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Mountaineering Scotland welcomes the good news that progress is being made in suppressing the Coronavirus in Scotland, and that both the rates of infection and deaths are falling meaning we can progress along the route map out of lockdown.
He will take over from David Gibson, who has held the post since 2006 and is now retiring. Stuart grew up in Moray, and inherited his love of the Scottish hills from his dad Harry, beginning when he was in primary school with regular family trips to the Cairngorms and the Lecht, where he learned to ski.
The Scottish Government has produced a ‘route map’ for emerging from the coronavirus crisis. Published on 21st May, the Covid-19 Framework for Decision-making proposes a phased approach to easing the lockdown restrictions. It is important to note, however, that there is no immediate change to the lockdown guidelines and for the next week at least the message is stay at home.
We are delighted to welcome The Alpine Ski Club as a member of Mountaineering Scotland. The Alpine Ski Club is an active and friendly club of independent ski mountaineers.
HILLWALKINC & CLIMBING MOUNTAINEERING IN SCOTLAND PHASE ONE SCOTLAND WALKCLIMBSKI STAY LOCAL Stay within approx 5 miles of home Avoid crowded areas
A letter to members from Stuart Younie, CEO, and Brian Shackleton, President. Thank you for following the current advice and adhering to the restrictions we have been living with in recent weeks.
As we approach the end of week eight of lockdown, mountaineering organisations in Scotland are asking the hill walking and climbing community to ‘hold the line’ and to avoid travel and stay local for their daily exercise in accordance with the current Scottish Government COVID-19 guidance.
Mountaineering Scotland has welcomed the move to Phase 1 in the progress towards the easing of lockdown restrictions and the inclusion of hillwalking and limited climbing activity in Phase 1 – as a small first step.
Mountaineering Scotland Participation Statement. Mountaineering Scotland recognises that climbing and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death.
The Alex MacIntyre Memorial Hut is jointly owned by Mountaineering Scotland and the BMC. It's situated at North Ballachulish and can sleep 16 people.
Once you’ve climbed a few hills in summer you might start to feel withdrawal pangs when winter comes along. There’ll also be the problem of social media: all those photos on Facebook and Instagram showing glistening white slopes under blue skies – it just looks so good.. And it is good. But hillwalking in winter is a whole different ballgame – so much so that we give it a different ...