Training Essentials: mountain skills

Posted by Mariella Sullivan on 10/01/2022

Get set with Training Essentials and take on your next adventure with confidence.

Mountain skills courses for BMC club members

Intro to navigation (£40)

Next steps navigation (£40)

Intro to scrambling (not using ropes) (£40)

Next steps scrambling (£50)

 

Book a course

Follow the links below to book onto a Training Essentials course with a local instructor or click here to find out more about the Training Essentials courses

North West England, incl. Lake District info@morethanmountains.co.uk

North Eastern England, incl. Yorkshire and Peak District Beyond The Edge

North Wales Go Vertical

South Wales Outdoor Matters

South West England info@ibexoutdoor.co.uk or info@climbcornwall.com

 

Training Essentials 2022 dates

Please note: we aim to keep this page up to date, however for most accurate information on course dates and times, please follow the links to the providers booking sites.

The final location and meeting point for each course will be confirmed by the instructor closer to the time to allow for factors such as the weather conditions to be considered.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, dates may be subject to change in accordance with government guidelines.

 

North Western England, incl. Lake District

All enquiries and bookings for these courses in the Lakes and North West to be directed to Nick at info@morethanmountains.co.uk

9th April - Intro to navigation

Saturday 16th April - Intro to scrambling

Sunday 17th April - Next steps scrambling

23rd April  - Next steps navigation

14th May - Intro to navigation

11th June - Next steps navigation

18th June - Intro to navigation

Saturday 2nd July - Intro to scrambling

Sunday 3rd July - Next steps scrambling

9th July - Intro to navigation

16th July - Next steps navigation

6th August - Intro to navigation

13th August - Next steps navigation

15th August - Next steps navigation

Saturday 3rd September - Intro to scrambling

Sunday 4th September - Next steps scrambling

10th September- Intro to navigation

24th September - Next steps navigation

8th October - Intro to navigation

 

North Eastern England, incl. Yorkshire & Peak District

All enquiries and bookings for these courses in the North East, Yorkshire and Peak District to be directed to info@beyondtheedge.co.uk or the Beyond The Edge website.

Saturday 29th January - Intro to navigation

Saturday 26th February - Next steps navigation

Saturday 2nd April - Intro to navigation

Saturday 9th April - Next steps navigation

Saturday 7th May - Intro to navigation

Saturday 25th June - Next steps navigation

Monday 8th August - Next steps navigation

Saturday 10th September - Intro to navigation

Saturday 12th November - Next steps navigation

 

North Wales

All enquiries and bookings for these courses in North Wales to be directed to Matt at matt@greatormevertical.co.uk or on the Go Vertical website.

Saturday 5th February - Intro to navigation

Sunday 6th February - Next steps navigation

Saturday 14th May - Intro to scrambling

Sunday 15th May - Next steps scrambling

Saturday 1st October - Intro to scrambling

Sunday 2nd October - Next steps scrambling

Saturday 12th November - Intro to navigation

Sunday 13th November - Next steps navigation

 

South Wales

All enquiries and bookings for these courses in South Wales to be directed to Matt at climbwithmatt@gmail.com or the Outdoor Matters website.

Saturday 5th February - Intro to navigation

Sunday 13th February - Next steps navigation

Saturday 26th March - Intro to navigation

 

South West of England

All enquiries and bookings for these courses in the South West to be directed to Gavin at info@ibexoutdoor.co.uk or Jay at info@climbcornwall.com

To be confirmed. 

 

For any further enquiries about this programme please contact clubs@thebmc.co.uk or 07885 910606

There are many other courses available to club members, see the full selection here.


We want to say a big thanks to every BMC member who continues to support us through the Coronavirus crisis.

From weekly Facebook Lives and GB Climbing home training videos, to our access team working to re-open the crags and fight for your mountain access, we couldn’t do it without you.

Did you know that we've launched a U27 membership offer for just £1.50 / month? And with full membership from £2.50 / month, it's never been easier to join and support our work: 

https://www.thebmc.co.uk/join-the-bmc-for-1-month-U27-membership


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