The files below are delivered as part of an overall Mountain Skills Course and are not meant as instructional by themselves. If you have attended one of our courses please feel free to download.


Mountain Skills 1 course material

Introduction Power Point Download

Route Card PDF Download

Grid Reference Practice PDF Download

Route Planning Download

Mountaineering Ireland Access Policy Download

Compass Description  Download


Mountain Skills 2 course material

Introduction, overview, skills and route card Download

Hypothermia Download

Emergency Procedures Mountain Rescue Download

Movement Skills Download

Mountain Rescue Ireland Link



YR.NO Weather Services

Met Eireann

BBC Weather


Mapping Software Links:

Viewranger – mobile and desktop

GeoHive – Online Map Data from OSI

Mapyx – desktop app

Memory Map – desktop software for UK, Northern Ireland & France

Trailzilla – trails and maps


Further Training Links

Mountain Leader

Low Land Leader

Our Meet Up Group


Mountaineering Ireland Skills Videos