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Courses and Training Links

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   on 14/09/2010 09:49:25


International School of Mountaineering

The globally renowned International School of Mountaineering (ISM) is an organisation dedicated to sharing the skills, enjoyment and adventure of mountaineering in all its aspects.

Glenmore Lodge

Scotland's National Outdoor Training Centre located in the heart of Cairngorms National Park. Glenmore Lodge has been operating for over 60 years and has developed an international reputation for delivering truly first class instruction.

Plas Y Brenin


Based in the heart of Snowdonia, Plas Y Brenin is the National mountain Centre.  It offers a wide range of activity courses, led by highly experienced and qualified instructors.


Mountain Momentum

Mountain Momentum is a Lake District based company, run by Alex Willey.  Their speciality is providing mountain based skills courses, group activities and private guiding.


Active Blu

Active Blu is a small Windermere based company which provides high quality coaching for both swimmers and triathletes in a safe open water environment.


The Bremex Trust

The Bremex Trust has been involved in providing mountaineering, hillwalking, rock climbing and expedition training to teachers and youth group leaders for forty years.



Climb 365

Climb 365 based in the Lake District, Cumbria, and operated by Stuart and Anna Carter, offers a wide range of land based outdoor activities for adults, children, individuals and groups.


Mountain Tracks

Mountain Tracks is a team of dedicated IFMGA mountain guides. They run challenging and rewarding courses and holidays to the Alps and beyond throughout the year.



Roger Chaldecott
Mountain Instructor

Instruction & guiding in mountain activities: Summer and winter, rock or snow


Mountain Treks

Instruction for mountain walkers of all abilities both in the UK and abroad


Ascent Training

Ascent Training is based in the Lake District and run by Paul Platt (who holds both the MIC and CIC qualifications).We specialise in quality climbing and caving instruction as well as private guiding. We are also a provider of SPA courses.


Adventure in Mind

Outdoor Skills Development for you to enhance your Adventure In Mind

Kendal Mountaineering Services Cumbria

Kendal Mountaineering Services

Kendal Mountaineering Services (KMS) offer a range of bespoke outdoor activity and skills training courses to the general public, to suit all levels of ability and ambition.

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Vital Signs

Vital Signs offer first aid courses of the highest quality, delivered and structured to meet your needs. 

Mountains Plus

Map Reading and Mountain Navigation Courses - Lake District Mountain Navigation Training Specialists

Ascents of Adventure

Personalised hill walking, scrambling, rock climbing and navigation courses

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