Please see below guidance notes and presentations covering the main topics of the Mountain Skills syllabus

National Guidelines for Climbers & Walking Leaders


Mountain Hypothermia


Grid References

Grid Reference 2

Map Scale

Measuring Distance on the Ground

Timing Card

Navigation Techniques

The Route Card

Route Card 2

Safety on Steep Ground

The Compass and Compass Bearings

Compass 2

Weather Forecasts

Good Practices for Hillwalkers

Mountain Hazards - Topography

Mountain Hazards 2

Mountain Rescue


Mountain Training Conference 2013

We have a number of downloads from various sessions of our Mountain Training Conference which took place in Tollymore in November 2013. Please click here for more information and relevant downloads and presentations on topics from 'branding your outdoor adventure business' to 'supporting and mentoring a new generation of club members'