Aye, thanks for the tips. I checked a guide on gamefaqs and from its description, I thought the "gate" up top was around the entrance to the camp, so I was looking all over that area for a ladder that didn't exist!
I figured there had to be some way to do it, with so many skills someone would inevitably end up with more than they could hotkey. What I have been doing is just hitting the skills key, which is "k" on the pc version, and swapping out as needed.
If life was fair, horses would ride half the time.
In soviet Rivellon, fire breathes dragon!