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Performance winter climbing in Scotland (1+ days)

Join a MIC certified guide for an intense but rewarding performance climbing experience in the Highlands of Scotland.

Mountain RangeHighlands
Duration1+ day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate


  • Challenge yourself with some intense winter climbs.

  • Climb a variety of different routes in this scenic region.

  • Enjoy great views as you go of the pristine winter Highland scenery.


Take ice climbing to the next level and come to Scotland for an intense but rewarding performance winter climbing expedition!

Along with simply pulling harder, we will test our physical and mental endurance with a rigorous itinerary of climbing in some of Scotland’s most iconic spots.

We are extremely flexible with these programs, so let us know what works best for you. We can decide on the number of depending on your travel plans.

This 3-day sample itinerary is just an example of how things could go. We will begin on day one with a discussion of our plan for the course of your trip with us before heading out to some  typical crags for excellent grade IV+ winter routes.

Among our options will be climbing at Stob Coire nan Lochain and Buachaille Etive Mor in Glencoe and the North Face of Ben Nevis. All of which offer great views and present a worthy challenge.

Later in the afternoon, we will hike out into the Highlands wilderness and make our way to the day’s main attraction, climbing any of Tower Ridge, Castle Ridge, Scabbard Chimney and/or North Buttress, among other locations.

On the second day, we head out for more climbing! We will hike out to make our approach and enjoy a challenging climb up any of North East Buttress, Green Gully and/or Crest Route, among others.

On the final day, we head out for the highlight of the trip. Putting our newly acquired skills to the test, we will head out for an ambitious climb of any of  Point Five Gully, Orion Face Direct, The Pumpkin, Gargoyle Wall and/or West Chimney, among many others.

By the time we are done, you will have a solid performance winter climbing foundation upon which to build on future expeditions.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for an intense but rewarding  performance winter climbing trip in Scotland’s beautiful Highlands!

If you like the look of this trip then we think you will also enjoy our 1+day introduction to winter climbing near Fort William!


Meeting point

We can arrange to pick you up at your accommodation near Fort William.


About the guide

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At Synergy Guides we strive to provide rewarding adventures in the mountains. We listen to your ambitions and create a tailored mountain challenges for you and your group, always encouraging you to follow your dreams - whether it is climbing Skye´s Inaccessible Pinnacle, scaling a famous Scottish Ice Route or trekking in the Himalayas.

Our team is made up of professionally trained Mountaineering Instructors and British Mountain Guides, who are all active and enthusiastic about their own climbing and will enjoy sharing their passion with you. We don´t provide off-the-shelf mountaineering courses but always try to achieve a personal approach centered around you.

Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

GBP 240 each

Group of 2

GBP 145 each

Group of 3

GBP 95 each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

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