Austrian Alpine Club Members Courses 

Wild Path is happy to be a provider for summer skills courses in the Scottish Highlands. This page highlights the dates, courses and venues along with the booking process. The dates for 2022 are as follows. The ratios are instructor to client, we run the courses with a minimum of 1 participant on the course and are able to provide more instructors should the numbers exceed the ratios. These costs are at a special rate to AACUK members. We look forward to seeing you on the hill soon. 

Skye scrambles - 25th to the 29th July - Ratio 1 instructor to 2 participants and will be based on the Isle Of Skye (with this there is the option to to do one or all of the days) £105 PPPD 

Course aims

To provide participants with skills for movement and protection on steeper ground.

Members will wear harnesses and be taught how to select anchors and use direct

belays on graded scrambles (2 and 3)

To develop the skills and confidence to tackle harder and more committing routes

(grades 2/3). The use of and associated gear placement to safeguard short

pitches in ascent and descent will be key skills covered during these courses, with

members taking the lead.

Pre Requisites

some grade 1 scrambling experience preferable but not essential. Hillwalking fitness is essential.





Introduction to Rock Climbing 20th and 21st of August - Ratio 1instructor to 6 participants and based in Fort William and Glencoe. £65 PPPD

Introduction to Rock Climbing 10th and 11th August - Ratio 1instructor to 6 participants and based in the Torridon area of the North West Highlands. £65 PPPD

Course Aims 

Equipment choice, Outdoor climbing skills eg. jamming, Safe belaying, Movement techniques,

Skills to second a trad or sport climb


None required 







Mountain Hill Skills 1st and 2nd of October - Ratio 1 Instructor to 8 participants and based in the Cairngorms national park. £50 PPPD


Course Aims:

Walking Skills – pace, nutrition, movement

Navigation Skills – including using basic features and symbols, using a compass,

navigation strategies and electronic devices

Weather – how it affects the hills and your day out

Clothing and Equipment – how being suitably dressed and equipped

Environment – how to minimise your impact on the hill

Hazards and Emergency Procedures

Pre- Requisites: Good hillwalking fitness

Booking Process: 

Please get in touch with any enquiries to info@wildpathadventure.co.uk

We will be happy to send a booking form where you can send your details and preferred course. Once the booking is confirmed joining instructions and equipment lists will be emailed to you.