Hill and Mountain Walking Skills Course

28th-30th April 2017

Resources from the weekend:

Photos from Weekend

Planning a walk – slides

Navigation sheet

Guidance for calling for Mountain Rescue

Scottish Mountain Rescue

999 Text Service

Tick Advice



Purpose of this course is to revise and introduce the following skills:

  • Planning a walk
  • Preparation
  • Mountain and hill weather
  • Equipment
  • Hill and mountain navigation – using a map and compass and looking at digital mapping aids
  • Leadership skills
  • Emergency procedures
  • Moving through steep ground
  • Water features