The representative body of Scotland’s hillwalkers, climbers, ski tourers and mountaineers. The organisation offers a wide range of benefits to its members.
Mountain Training Association (MTA)
The membership organisation for Walking and Mountain Leaders in the UK and Ireland.
Mountain Weather Information Service (MWIS)
Providing twice daily updated essential weather information for 8 different upland areas of the UK including 5 separate area’s in Scotland. As well as the current days forecast for the following two days are also provided.
Met Office Mountain Weather
Significantly revamped in recent times this excellent service is ideal for short term planning.
The site splits the Scottish Highlands into 4 different area’s and also includes an additional 6 walking areas elsewhere in the UK.
In addition to the website the Met Office also offer a free app where information on specific hills and locations can be accessed.
Scottish Avalanche Information Service (SAIS)
Throughout the winter season the SAIS publish daily information of the avalanche risk and awareness across the six most high-risk area’s in Scotland. An excellent free app is also available.
Harvey Maps are a long standing established mapping company of now over 40 years providing specialised maps for walkers, climbers and cyclists. The maps which cover the most popular area’s of the UK and Ireland are printed on waterproof paper showing information that is relevant to the activity. A choice of scales is available.