ClimbScotland is a programme by Mountaineering Scotland to help inspire people of all ages and abilities to get involved in climbing, both indoors and outdoors. Thanks to financial support from sportscotland, the national agency for sport, we have developed our ClimbScotland team who can offer free expert advice and resources to those looking to develop climbing activities, events, clubs or facilities for people of all ages including parents, schools, colleges, youth organisations and climbing walls.

Through our work we offer fantastic opportunities including:

  • Outdoor climbing programmes (bouldering/sport/trad)
  • Climbing competitions for all ages?
  • Coaching / physical training / skills workshops
  • Volunteering opportunities


Part of Mountaineering Scotland

Mountaineering Scotland is the national representative organisation for hill walkers, climbers, mountaineers and ski-tourers in Scotland, and acts to represent, support and promote Scottish mountaineering and indoor climbing.

Mountaineering Scotland provides information and training to mountain users to promote safety, self-reliance and the enjoyment of Scotland’s hill and mountain environment. We also campaign to protect Scotland's mountains and to safeguard access rights.

As a not-for-profit membership organisation, our funding comes from a combination of membership subscriptions, non-governmental grants and investment from sportscotland.


Join us

We have a range of options which will enable you to get the most from ClimbScotland:

  • ClimbScotland Subscriber – our free entry-level subscription that keeps you up to date with ClimbScotland activities and the Scottish climbing scene
  • ClimbScotland member – our full membership option with a range of member benefits including discounts on gear, eligibility to take part in climbing events and comps, discounts on workshops, and volunteering opportunities
  • ClimbScotland Partners – for partner organisations and climbing facilities


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To find out more about the support we offer please contact us.


Privacy Policy

We take your privacy seriously. Any personal information you provide when registering for an event or becoming a member is used to administer your membership and provide you with access to services and benefits for members. Our privacy notice sets out how we use your data, who we will share it with, how we keep it secure and how you can change your communication preferences. Read our privacy policy here.

ClimbScotland is a registered trademark of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland Limited. Mountaineering Scotland is a registered trademark of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland Limited

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