Climbing and scrambling in Scotland

Choose your favourite route in Scotland and leave for one or more days of climbing and scrambling with Euan, IFMGA certified mountain guide.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range

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People per Guide

3 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
     

    There are many routes in Scotland for great days out. In fact, we can find similar terrains than in the Alps.

    I have made a list of some routes that include rock climbing and scrambling. Besides, I focused on routes where we can keep moving for a long time using our hands and feet. I tried to avoid the stop/start property of rock climbing.

    The following are my proposed options:
    – North Buttress, Curved Ridge or Crowberry Ridge on the Buachaille Etive Mor.
    – Ledge Route, Castle Ridge, Tower Ridge, Northeast Buttress or Observatory Ridge on Ben Nevis.
    – Traverse of the Cobbler and The Southeast Ridge
    – Afterthought Arete and Pygmy Ridge at Northern Cairngorms.

    These routes are apt for all enthusiast hill walkers, rock climbers or scramblers. Of course I can tailor the trip to meet the level of the participants.

    Do you want to experience rock climbing / scrambling in Scotland? Then please contact me and let’s discuss about what you would like to do and learn. I will be happy to guide you in these beautiful mountains which I know so well. Another option for hiking in Scotland is the Cuillin!

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    195 GBP

    Group of 2
    98 GBP

    Group of 3
    65 GBP

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Group equipment
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Occasional

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    IFMGA / UIAGM Mountain Guide
    I have been climbing for 23 years and instructing for over 19 years. I'm a fully qualified IFGMA Mountain Guide, full MIC and Technical Advisor for a number of local councils and other organisations.
    I'm based in Edinburgh which allows me quick access to the Highlands of Scotland and the Lake District. As well as climbing across the UK, I have climbed and skied extensively throughout Europe, Scandinavia and New Zealand.
    My personal highlights so far include:
    - When The Wind Blows (E6) Back Bowden, Northumberland
    - White Magic (VII, 7) Northern Corries, Cairngorms
    - South Pillar of La Barre des Ecrins (TD, 1000m) French Alps
    Some of my favourite climbs are:
    - Poker Face (E1) Pavey Ark, Lake District
    - Point 5 Gully (V) Ben Nevis
    - North Ridge of Pollux (AD) Swiss Alps
    Please get in touch with me if you want to discover the mountains of Scotland or any other around the globe !

     
     
    FROM 65 GBPper person, per day
     

     

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