All members are encouraged to take responsibility for their own safety on the hills, in line with the Mountaineering Scotland Participation Statement:

“Mountaineering Scotland recognises that climbing and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement”

Members should also read the Club’s Duty of Care statement.

Mountaineering Scotland Courses
Mountaineering Scotland runs a comprehensive selection of courses (including all those mentioned above).

The following links give access to useful safety information for members:

Mountaineering Scotland Emergency Procedures

What should you have in your First Aid kit?

The use of the 112 emergency number – a YouTube video

How to register for the Emergency SMS service, allowing you to send a text in an emergency if there is insufficient service for a voice call.