|Next course: MSI||Available for private groups|
|Duration:||2 Days per course|
|Max group size:||12 participants|
Want to take your navigation confidence up a notch? Learn how to navigate off-trail and in poor conditions? Our Mountain Skills courses are exactly what you need!
The course is run by approved providers and with a ratio of 1 instructor to 6 participants so you are assured of the highest quality tuition.
The course is divided into 3 modules:
Most people will just do MS 1 and MS 2 where you’ll learn all the skills you’ll need. MS Assessment is completed by those who are looking to progress to Mountain Leader training courses and those who like to have a goal to aim for.
Mountain Skills is not a leadership qualification, you’ll need to progress to Mountain Leader level for that. Instead, it equips you with the skills to look after yourself in the mountains.
The aim of this course is to equip you with the skills so that you can:
What you’ll need to bring:
Hillwalkers who are looking to be more independent on the mountains, this should not be one of your first times on the mountain!
Our instructors are highly qualified and have many years experience on the mountains at home and abroad.
Each element is 2 days, MS II and MSA have night navigation elements also.
Hillwalking experience is necessary, you do need a reasonable level of fitness.
We’ll provide a full kit list in advance. But your usual mountain kit is required.
We have space for 12 but work on a ratio of 1:6.
This course is run from our base in Glendalough, we’ve plenty of parking and direct access to the mountains. Google map location.
Yes, we certainly do. We can run this course for you 1 on 1 or for your group. We can also run the Mountain Skills course all over Ireland.