Mountain Courses

Select the mountain course category below to suit you. 
From navigation courses to specialist expedition or scrambling courses we’ve an adventure for everyone. Our Mountain Courses cover the full range of skills and techniques you would require to become a proficient, competent and safe hillwalker.

From the basics of choosing the right gear and where to go hiking, to the mysteries of successful night navigation and scrambling over steep terrain, we have it covered.

For comprehensive, overall training in hillwalking then choose the Mountain Skills Courses, accredited by Mountaineering Ireland, we are one of the approved providers of these courses.

If it’s a refresher for your navigation you need then look at our Navigation Courses. Specifically designed by Mountaintrails, these courses give you the foundations you need and the subsequent building blocks, to become a competent mountain navigator.

Our Special interest courses were designed after our clients asked for more in-depth training for trekking and scrambling, and a basic introduction to hillwalking without the expense of the official Mountain Skills course.

Mountain Skills courses
Mountain Skills courses
Navigation courses
Navigation courses
Special interest mountain courses
Special interest mountain courses

Courses at a glance

  • Mountain skills 1
  • Mountain skills 2
  • Mountain skills refresher
  • Introduction to navigation – day 1
  • Introduction to navigation – day 2
  • Improvers navigation
  • Day into night navigation
  • Introduction to hillwalking
  • Introduction to scrambling
  • Expedition and trek training