Climber abseiling in the Alps

Our work

 With the help of teachers and leaders from schools and organisations across the UK, we offer fully-funded places on our programmes to any young adult who has a passion for the mountains but may not have the support and financial resources to access them.

We provide everything from travel and accommodation, through to clothing, boots and gear required for a safe and enjoyable day of climbing. These items are gifted to the participants at the end of the programme in order to support their continued passion and pursuit of adventure.

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Improving access mountain adventure

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Providing essential skills for safety in the mountains

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Promoting mental health, community and wellbeing

Group of young people receiving mountaineering instruction

The Programme

  • We run 7-day programmes of expert instruction in climbing, mountain adventure and skill building in the Highlands of Scotland

  • Each programme takes small groups of 8-10 passionate young people into the mountains

  • Our programmes are fully funded including travel, food and accommodation ​

  • We provide leadership from highly qualified British Mountain Guides and Winter Mountaineering and Climbing Instructors

 

  • Our expert guides will teach the skills, knowledge and self-reliance required to build confidence in participants so that they can achieve their goals

  • The programme creates community and connection and enables participants to learn more about the natural world

The Equipment

  • We have teamed up with Mountain Equipment, the leading experts in mountaineering clothing and equipment and long time supporters of Martin

  • Mountain Equipment will be kitting out each participant with a full set of mountaineering clothing, ensuring everyone is prepared for a full week of climbing, scrambling and adventure

  • Maps, boots compasses and other essentials will also be provided from our other amazing sponsors

  • All essential clothing and gear will be gifted to the participants to use during the programme and to take home with them to support their continued passion for adventure

Climbers zipping up mountain equipment down jackets
Group of mountaineers climb with rope

The People

  • We work with young people, who have excitement and passion for adventure and the mountains, but are facing barriers to access them

  • Our participants are aged 16 - 18 from across the UK​​ and are from varied and diverse backgrounds

  • With the help of leaders in schools, youth groups and organisations, we are able to offer our programme to those who will benefit the most from the experience