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A Day with MWIS

A day with mwis

Have you ever wondered how the weather works? Why is the weather different in the mountains? Are you looking to enhance your weather knowledge to complete a Mountain Leader award? If you answered yes to any of these, then come and spend a day learning all about mountain weather with our expert meteorologists!

Next available events:

Sunday 2nd June 2024

Hathersage, Peak District

Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October 2024

MWIS Wild Weekend in the Cairngorms, Glenmore Lodge

Coming soon!

Bookings available via Eventbrite. Please contact us if you have specific requirements.


Our Day with MWIS events teach weather skills aimed at all levels of knowledge, all designed to help you understand how the weather works in the mountains and become more confident in your adventure planning. The day comprises powerpoint teaching tutorials, group discussion, the chance to pose your difficult weather questions to our experts, plus you have a go at making a mountain forecast from synoptic charts!

How much?

Full Classroom Day with MWIS: £65 per person (lunch included in price).

Limited numbers of discounted student / under 18 places available - contact us for details.

Effect of the day on you?

To broaden your knowledge of weather in the mountains; to equip you with skills for reading synoptic charts; understanding how forecasts are made; how to plan better and stay safe in the mountains.

Learning level?

From the basics of weather, to the subtle complexities of forecasting, right up to a glimpse of the most technical aspects of an operational meteorologist.

Chance of having a great day?

Almost certain!