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Outdoors Ireland

Mountain Program

Mountain Program 1 (Six Days)

Beginner To Mountaineer Six-Day Intensive Program

Join this intensive mountaineering course as a complete beginner. Finish this course as a safe, competent and well skilled mountaineer, able to plan a mountain route, plan a mountain expedition, navigate with map and compass, night navigate, deal with steep dangerous ground, deal with emergencies, tackle scrambling routes and ridges, and use a rope in a mountain environment.

You become a member of
Mountaineering Ireland and will get qualified/signed off for completing Mountain Skills 1 plus Mountain Skills 2.

No Previous Experience Is Needed

Price: €652 Per Person
Complete A Training Course With Us - Repeat The Same Course At Any Stage In The Future, Free Of Charge
Price Includes Mountaineering Ireland Membership / Mountain Skills Registration / Mountain Skills Logbook

940am - 540pm
Beginners Welcome
All Equipment Provided

Mountain Program 1 Dates:
4th - 9th Dec 2021

Mountain Program 2 (Fifty-Five Days)

Beginner To Mountaineer Fifty-Five Day Intensive Program

Join this intensive mountaineering course as a complete beginner. Finish this course as a safe, competent and well skilled mountaineer and rock climber.

Over the eleven weeks you will cover hill walking, mountaineering, camping, scrambling, rock climbing, abseiling, trad lead climbing, bushcrafting, first aid and leadership skills. You will receive intensive tuition with a small instructor/student ratio, daily feedback and daily debriefs. You will build experience in training and mountaineering in all weather conditions. You will get real experience in real environments; mainly the wild Caha Mountains of West Cork and the spectacular MacGillycuddy Reeks of Kerry.

You Will Cover The Following Elements; Some National Governing Body Certified & Some In-House Certified:
Mountain Skills 1 / Mountain Skills 2 / Mountain Skills Assessment - Certified By
Mountaineering Ireland
Lowland Leader Award Training / Mountain Leader 1 Training - Certified By
Mountaineering Ireland
Lead Scrambler / Lead Rock Climber - Certified By
Outdoors Ireland
Bushcraft Skills 1 / Expedition Skills 1 - Certified By
Outdoors Ireland
First Aid Remote Emergency Care 3 - Certified By
Remote Emergency Care


No Previous Experience Is Needed

Price: €5552 Per Person
Price Includes Mountaineering Ireland Membership / Course Registrations / Course Logbooks
Price Does Not Include Accommodation / Food
Part Of This Program Includes Expedition Camping, So Accommodation Is Not Needed Every Night

940am - 540pm
Beginners Welcome
Some Equipment Provided

Mountain Program 2 Dates:
10th Jan - 25th Mar 2022

Eleven Weeks
Monday - Friday
Weekends Off


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