Custom trips in the Cuillin “Munros” of Skye

Let Scott, a qualified mountaineering instructor, be your guide on the Scottish Isle of Skye. He will create a customized trip that suits your needs, abilities, and goals, whether you want to "bag" all 12 Munros on the island, or just have a fun day exploring stunning landscapes.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range

Cuillin

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Let’s explore the Scottish Isle of Skye, site of 12 of the most challenging Munros.  I will design a custom trip that will meet your needs!

    For those not yet familiar with the world of Munros, these are the peaks in Scotland that rise above 3,000 ft (or 914.4 meters).  They are named after Sir Hugh Munro, the 19th century adventurer who first compiled a complete list of all 283 such peaks.  More recently, it has become a pastime for many to attempt to summit, or “bag,” as many of the Munros as possible.

    Of the 283 Munros, 12 are located located in the Black Cuillin mountains on the island of Skye.  These are considered some of the hardest to complete, as they are linked by narrow ridges and complicated, sometimes exposed, scrambles.  As the trail can be hard to follow, past hikers have found that a guide with knowledge of the route can be helpful in ensuring success.

    I offer customized guiding services around the Munros of Skye.  In my experience, all 12 Munros can be completed in 4 days by someone with a decent level of fitness.  However, I am happy to offer my services for shorter trips as well.  Other than the Munros, there are great mountaineering routes nearby that can be helpful for those who want to practice ridge traverses.  I am also happy to guide anyone who simply wants to spend a day outdoors enjoying the natural beauty of Scotland.  I can tailor these trips for participants of all experience and fitness levels.

    Book now and I will design a trip no matter your goals: whether you aim to “bag” all 12 Munros, just a few, or simply want to experience some of Scotland’s stunning landscapes, I can help!

     

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    Price per person, per day

     
    Group of 1
    240 GBP

    Group of 2
    120 GBP

    Group of 3
    87 GBP

    Group of 4
    50 GBP

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     Starting price per day.
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    We will coordinate this upon booking.

    More info

    If you are interested in a multi-day booking, please contact me.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I am a fully qualified Mountaineering Instructor based in Fort William, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands.
    I have been guiding in the UK for 10 years and chose the Scottish Highlands due to their remote feel and beauty. Rock climbing, Ice climbing, mixed climbing and more can be done in this area and it is all so accessible.

    We offer a wide range of trips with Ben Nevis guiding, the Skye Cuillin ridge and Glencoe guiding amongst our more popular trips.

     
     

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    What People are Saying about Scott Kirkhope

     

    What a fantastic trip ! This was my first time to use crampons and scrabbling. The pre walk information and communication was 10/10 Scott and Malcolm were extremely professional with a great knowledge of the mountain. I felt safe yet appropriately challenged throughout which made for an unforgettable day. The company was top class too. I could not recommend climbing Ben Nevis with Kirkhope mountaineering highly enough ! Thanks so much Paula
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    P. Kelly
    We thoroughly enjoyed our summit with Andy. Scott was also easy to communicate with. The whole experience was one to remember and we feel so proud to have made it to the top in the time that we did. Although our hike started in poor weather, we eventually got to see amazing views on the way down. Andy provided helpful facts about the mountains which makes us confident we will be taking on another challenge soon.
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    Marine Champouret
    Scott is a great guide with excellent communication skills, local knowledge and technical expertise. The trip up the Ben was fantastic and throughout the whole experience Scott was always on hand to help or give assistance when needed as well as taking the time to teach me some new skills along the way. Thanks very much
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    Jason Clem
    Great day going up Tower Ridge with Scott Kirkhope. Loved it!!
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    Chris Jagget
     

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