About Mountain Training Scotland

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Mountain Training Scotland was established in 1964 with the aim of developing and promoting schemes for training and assessing people who wish to lead others in mountain, moorland, crag and climbing walls of the UK and Ireland.

Mountain Training Scotland administers Awards and approves Providers to deliver them.
The Awards are: Mountain Leader, Winter Mountain Leader, Hill and Moorland Leader, Single Pitch Award, Climbing Wall Award and Climbing Wall Leading Award.

Mountain Training Scotland is run by a volunteer Board with representatives from the following organisations: The Chair of Mountain Training Scotland is Steve Spalding. Contact him by email:Chair.scotland@mountain-training.org

Mountain Training Scotland is based at Glenmore Lodge, the Sportscotland national outdoor training centre.

Mountain Training Scotland works closely with Mountaineering Scotland.