Mountain Training and the Scouts have been working together for decades thanks to our shared interest in walking, climbing and mountaineering. Many Scout leaders go on to gain one or more of our qualifications and many of the people who already hold our qualifications find themselves volunteering their time with the Scouts, which requires a permit.

So we've teamed up to create two infographics which showcase the pathways and opportunities for everyone involved in walking and climbing activities. It is not designed to be prescriptive or limiting and the Scout permit system remains separate to Mountain Training's qualifications. Its aim is to enable everyone to understand the options available at every stage of their development.

Walking qualifications and Scout permits

Mountain Training and Scouts infographic

Climbing qualifications and Scout permits

Scouts and Mountain Training climbing infographic

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