Rock Climbing trips – Scotland

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Scotland is a beautiful and diverse country and there is probably no better way to experience this than by rock climbing. Though many guides offer climbing trips year round, the best time to go is during the summer when it is light for more than 12 hours each day. As far north as the Isle of Skye, it never really gets properly dark in late June and early July. While Scotland boasts a diverse landscape with a low population density, many of the top spots are right nearby small hamlets and therefore easily accessible for single day ascents. Remember: Scotland is part of Great Britain and the United Kingdom; it is NOT part of England.  




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What’s the weather like?

The weather varies greatly across Scotland. In the western Highlands there is plenty of rain all year long with mild temperatures during the spring, summer and autumn. In the east of the country it is much drier with similar temperatures throughout the year.


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How long should I stay?

This mostly depends on how much time you have. There are plenty of different options for rock climbers from single-day ascents to an entire week of climbing and exploring different parts of the country.

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Best time to visit

From April to October is the best time for rock climbing in Scotland with the peak months being June through September.






What People are Saying

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Paul is the man! Great guide.
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William McEwan
Euan is an excellent leader and seems to have a great gift of knowing the abilities of those he is leading. He definitely creates even more enthusiasm and enjoyment : even when I am going to have a really great day, he makes it even better!
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Anne Stewart
Some of the best days I have had in the winter hills have been those guided by Euan. The climbing is always challenging, for me, but his calm reassurance and expertise always results in an enjoyable and memorable day.I am already looking forward to doing more routes with him next winter!
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Ian McIntosh
Euan was great and I would recommend him to others.
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