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Rock Climbing in the Grampian Mountains

Rugged peaks pierce the vibrant green mountainside of the Scottish Highlands

Climb the rocks that form the classic Highlands of Scotland, that consist of rolling hills and spikey mountain summits. Here you’ll find some of Britain’s most spectacular scenery and most isolated countryside. The tallest mountain in Britain is located in the Grampian Mountains, which is Ben Nevis, that rises to 1,345 meters. The summer months are the ideal hiking and climbing season.

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What people are saying about these trips

Matt Haag


September, 2021

1+ day Rock Climbing in Scotland

Fantastic experience in glorious weather. Paul did a great job in keeping us all safe while setting us some interesting challenges. Highly recommended!

William McEwan


June, 2019

1+ day Rock Climbing in Scotland

Paul is the man! Great guide.

Anne Stewart


August, 2018

Winter climbing in Highlands, Ben Nevis and Cairngorms

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!

Ian McIntosh


July, 2018

Winter climbing in Highlands, Ben Nevis and Cairngorms

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!



June, 2018

Climbing and scrambling in Scotland

Euan was great and I would recommend him to others.

Jim Parsons


June, 2018

Winter climbing in Highlands, Ben Nevis and Cairngorms

I was fortunate enough to have Euan as my Guide for my first alpine adventure. Euan’s patience, knowledge and humour made our trip challenging, rewarding, educational and above all fun. I would not hesitate to book him for future outgoings and recommend him highly to anyone who is looking for a guide in the mountains or on the crag.

Paul Murphy


March, 2018

Winter climbing in Highlands, Ben Nevis and Cairngorms

Spending a day in the hills with Euan is always a pleasure: Summer or Winter he will always ensure that you’re experience of the day will be remembered. His leadership style and skills are excellent and he is always willing to instruct and pass knowledge on no matter what the activity is.


There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Scotland

With deep greens in the summer and snowy whites in the winter, purple thistles and sparkling lakes, Scotland is world famous for its beautiful landscapes. What better way to appreciate them than to conquer its crags and peaks that are perfect for beginners searching for their primary climbs.


Good to know:

Country code



British pound sterling


English, as well as Scottish Gaelic and Scots

Best time to visit

The summer months are the ideal hiking and climbing season

What's the weather like?

Summer is from June to September, and winter is from December to March. In the mountains, you should be prepared to have different weather conditions all in one day

More info about Rock Climbing in Grampian Mountains:

The Scottish mountains are located mostly to the north of the country in the Highlands. The Grampian Mountains comprise one of three main ranges in the region. The gem of the range is Ben Nevis, which at 1,345 meters above sea level is the highest peak in Britain. Beyond the rugged hills and mountains, there are castles, bagpipes, kilts, whisky, thistles and the Loch Ness monster that are all part of the Scottish mystique, which makes traveling to the UK’s northernmost country fascinating

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