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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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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:

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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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