Member Services

Welcome to the MCofS and thank you for joining us!

Whether you are a hill-walker, climber or simply a lover of Scotland's mountains, we are here to help you enjoy a wide range of mountaineering interests, while campaigning on your behalf to protect the landscapes and access rights that we all cherish. Our range of services and benefits has been developed to cater for the differing interests of our members. Find out more below...

  • Members portal

    Secure online area where you can manage your membership with us easily and quickly - from booking events and courses to renewing your membership.

  • Discounts

    Treat yourself to mountaineering essentials, clothing, mapping and the latest gadgets with money-saving offers at Scotland's best outdoor shops and online retailers. Plus discounts at over 60 hostels, hotels, B&Bs and holiday cottages across Scotland.

  • Courses and events

    Members have exclusive access to our popular programme of summer and winter skills workshops and talks. Covering subjects like navigation, scrambling, first aid and avalanches, these sociable events are a low-cost way to hone your techniques and grow confidence in the hills.

  • Insurance

    Our mountaineering activities liability insurance offers you peace of mind when out on the hills or at a climbing wall. Download the insurance certificate and get loads more discounts on travel insurance and other financial services designed for adventurous people. 

  • Scottish Mountaineer magazine

    Our glossy quarterly magazine, the 'Voice of Scotland's hill-walkers and climbers' is exclusively free to members, available in both print and digital format.

  • Mountaineering huts

    Our members get access to three national club huts and 12 club huts, offering simple, affordable accommodation in prime locations for hill-walking and climbing. Check out the Scottish Club Huts Directory for a full list of huts, eligibility to stay and how to book.

  • Coaching and competitions

    We support climbers from day one learning the ropes to competing for Team Scotland! We offer coaching and comps for under 25s and paraclimbers, and grants to help young climbers achieve their goals.

  • Publications and advice

    We offer a range of useful publications, events, courses and talks to help you hone your techniques and grow your confidence in the hills, whatever the season. But feel free to contact us if you have a question which we don't answer online!