There are two different types of courses you can do in mountaineering: skills based courses to improve your own personal mountaineering skills and instructor courses to help you lead expeditions and guide others around the mountains
If you are just getting into mountaineering, read our beginners introduction to mountaineering.
MOUNTAINEERING COURSES IN UK – PERSONAL SKILLS
Which mountaineering course you should choose totally depends on what you are interested in pursuing first. You can take courses in summer hiking and navigation, rock climbing, scrambling, winter mountaineering, winter climbing and ice climbing.
Needless to say, it’s best to hone your summer skills first before embarking on the winter courses.
Learning to climb? Check out our climbing tips for beginners here.