Outdoor Matters


Skills Courses for Clubs

BMC Training Essentials for Club Members.

These courses are aimed at members of BMC affiliated clubs looking to build on their climbing and waking skills. More information on course content is available on the BMC website.

Dates for 2024:

Mountain Navigation - 24th March

Sport Climbing - 22nd June

Sea Cliff Skills - 23rd June

Sea Cliff Skills - 7th September

Sport Climbing - 8th September

Sport Climbing - 15th September

Mountain Navigation - 24th November

Private courses, bespoke training and technical advice are also available to Walking and Climbing Clubs.

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Introduction to Mountain Navigation

Build some solid navigation skills to help you enjoy walking in the mountains.


Next Steps Mountain Navigation

Explore off the beaten track and feel confident of where to head, even in cloud or darkness.


Sport Climbing

Learn the skills you need to safety climb bolted routes outdoors, including threading a lower off and avoiding common problems.


Sea Cliff Skills

Learn what you need to know to safely enjoy climbing on the sea cliffs around Britain including abseil safety and simple rescues.