Equipment & Links

Outdoor equipment
Decathlon Highly recommended for outdoor clothing and equipment. Fantastic prices and very good value
Sport Pursuit Heavily reduced sports and outdoor equipment and clothing
Alpkit High quality down and other outdoor equipment, but at low prices
Go Outdoors Highly recommended for outdoor clothing and equipment. Sign up to their newsletter and receive vouchers off clothing and equipment
ebay My personal favourite online store. Amazing deals. Particularly good for outdoor equipment
Weather forecast and learning resources
Mountain Weather Information Service Mountain Weather Information Service provides a professional mountain weather forecast for most mountain areas of the UK
Mountain Forecast Dedicated mountain weather forecasts for more than 11200 major summits for climbers and mountaineers, provided for up to 5 different elevations
Weatherbytes Great teaching resource for learning about weather
Associations
Mountain Training Mountain Training is a number of related organisations which share a common purpose: the provision of education and training in the leadership, instruction and coaching of climbing, walking and mountaineering activities in the UK
British Mountaineering Council Working for climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers
Mountaineering Council of Scotland The Mountaineering Council of Scotland is the only recognised representative organisation for hill walkers, climbers and ski-tourers who live in Scotland or who enjoy Scotland’s mountains
Countryside Leader Award The Countryside Leader Award (CLA) is for adults who wish to lead walks and camping expeditions in non-remote, lowland countryside

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