Hiking trips – Glencoe

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As well as hiking opportunities there are some great places to scramble. Aonach Eagach is a popular choice for a one-day steep walk and scramble along a mountain ridge. The West Highland Way is a 154 km stretch of land that makes for a great weeklong hike. This route takes you along Loch Lomand and Trossachs National Park.




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The average daily temperatures in summer sit at around 6°C and in winter at around 17°C.




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How to get there

Fly to either Oban Airport in Fort William or Glasgow, then drive to Glencoe.

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Best time to visit

May through October






What People are Saying

  • 5 reviews


Great day going up Tower Ridge with Scott Kirkhope. Loved it!!
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Chris Jagget
Our mission was to hike up Ben Nevis but not along the main footpath. We hoped for something a bit more challenging. ..and we got it. Uncertain of what we’d be facing, Scott expertly assessed our ability during the first part of the hike and enthusiastically confirmed that we could handle the trip up the back. Knowledgeable about about the area, geology and flora, Scott was an excellent guide and fun to spend the day with. He offered us tips for managing the terrain and kept the pace that would give us the adventure we were looking for. We came away feeling that the investment in a guide was well worth it. We would not have tackled that route without his guidance. Recommended without reservation! Thanks Scott.
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Carol A
I contacted Kirkhope mountaineering looking for a guide to take me along a more adventurous route up Ben Nevis. Scott responded to my voicemail very quickly and was able to talk me through the various options and offer guidance on difficulty, exposure etc and on the required equipment. This along with all the other communucation during the trip was courteous and efficient. All the guides are MIC qualified so you know you are getting the real deal. My guide was friendly, efficient and extremely knowledgeable which made me feel safe and confident throughout the whole trip. I throughly recommend Kirkwood mountaineering to anyone wanting a first class guiding experience. Excellent.
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I made a booking request for a one-on-one guided trip less than a week before the date and was lucky enough to get a guide (Phil) without problem, who did a splendid job and made this a very enjoyable, instructive and safe first scramble for me. Communication was great before the event, too. I‘d recommend this company without hesitation and hope to hike with them again in the future.
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Eva Kaeppel



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