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Mountain Skills

Mountain Skills 1

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:
5th - 6th Dec 2020
9th - 10th Jan 2021
3rd - 4th Apr 2021
4th - 5th Sep 2021
4th - 5th Dec 2021

Killarney / Kerry Mountain Skills 1 Dates:
6th - 7th Feb 2021
8th - 9th May 2021
2nd - 3rd Oct 2021

Kinvara / Galway Mountain Skills 1 Dates:
12th - 13th Dec 2020
6th - 7th Mar 2021
5th - 6th Jun 2021
6th - 7th Nov 2021
18th - 19th Dec 2021

Laragh / Wicklow Mountain Skills 1 Dates:
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Course Director:
Nathan Kingerlee

Mountaineering Ireland Mountain Skills Training & Assessment

Mountain Skills 2

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:
28th - 29th Nov 2020
30th - 31st Jan 2021
25th - 26th Sep 2021

Killarney / Kerry Mountain Skills 2 Dates:
11th - 12th Dec 2021

Kinvara / Galway Mountain Skills 2 Dates:
27th - 28th Feb 2021

Laragh / Wicklow Mountain Skills 2 Dates:
-

Course Director:
Nathan Kingerlee


Mountaineering Ireland Mountain Skills Training & Assessment