Mountain Skills Training

Learn Map Reading, Navigation Techniques & Compass Skills For Self Sufficient Hill Walking 

Mountain Skills will give you the techniques and experience to navigate safely in the mountains and deal with most eventualities, such as thick mist, night navigation, emergencies or exposed ground.

Mountain Skills Courses are recognised by Mountaineering Ireland and delivered by qualified Outdoors Ireland instructors. Our Mountain Skills Courses run in Cork, Kerry, Galway and Wicklow. We can also run private training courses countrywide.

Mountain Skills 1 is a two day course. Over the two days you will cover map reading, contour features, navigation techniques, mountain hazards, personal equipment, timing and pacing.

At the end of this course you will have a solid and comprehensive introduction to the skills needed to be self sufficient in the mountains. You will also have a good understanding of the overall Mountain Skills Scheme.

Price: €200 Per Person
Complete A Training Course With Us – Repeat The Same Course At Any Stage In The Future, Free Of Charge

930am – 530pm
Beginners Welcome
Mountaineering Ireland Certification

Glengarriff / Cork Mountain Skills 1 Dates:
30th – 31st Jul 2022
3rd – 4th Aug 2022
3rd – 4th Sep 2022
2nd – 3rd Nov 2022
3rd – 4th Dec 2022

Killarney / Kerry Mountain Skills 1 Dates:
14th – 15th May 2022
13th – 14th Jul 2022
7th – 8th Aug 2022
19th – 20th Nov 2022
10th – 11th Dec 2022
14th – 15th Dec 2022

Kinvara / Galway Mountain Skills 1 Dates:
9th – 10th Jul 2022
29th – 30th Oct 2022
17th – 18th Dec 2022

Course Director:
Nathan Kingerlee

Learn Map Reading, Navigation Techniques & Compass Skills For Self Sufficient Hill Walking 

Mountain Skills will give you the techniques and experience to navigate safely in the mountains and deal with most eventualities, such as thick mist, night navigation, emergencies or exposed ground.

Mountain Skills Courses are recognised by Mountaineering Ireland and delivered by qualified Outdoors Ireland instructors. Our Mountain Skills Courses run in Cork, Kerry, Galway and Wicklow. We can also run private training courses countrywide.

Mountain Skills 2 is a two day course. Over the two days you will cover emergency procedures, grid references, navigation techniques, compass bearings, night navigation and steep ground work.

At the end of this course you will be well underway to being self sufficient in the mountains, in most weather and visibility conditions. You will also have a good understanding of the preparation needed to move onto Mountain Skills Assessment.

Price: €200 Per Person

Complete A Training Course With Us – Repeat The Same Course At Any Stage In The Future, Free Of Charge

930am – 930pm / 930am – 530pm
Mountaineering Ireland Certification

Glengarriff / Cork Mountain Skills 2 Dates:
21st – 22nd May 2022
5th – 6th Oct 2022
5th – 6th Dec 2022
22nd – 23rd Dec 2022

Killarney / Kerry Mountain Skills 2 Dates:
24th – 25th Sep 2022

Kinvara / Galway Mountain Skills 2 Dates:
26th – 27th Nov 2022

Course Director:
Nathan Kingerlee