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Winter climbing in Glencoe, Highlands or Cairngorms

Euan, an IFMGA certified mountain guide, will take you for 1 or more days to experience amazing winter climbing in Scotland, a land with a huge variety of ice and snow terrain.

Duration1+ day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

I invite you to join me fo 1 or more days of winter climbing in Scotland. This beautiful land has been blessed with an inmense variety of winter climbing terrain. We can find from ice smears and frozen waterfalls to  rimed rock and vertical turf buttresses.

I will chose the right route for you to maximise learning and enjoyment.

Glencoe, the Southern Highlands, the Northern Cairngorms and Lochaber are common venues where I usually take my clients. Also, I can travel to your base.

This program is perfect for you if you already have winter hill walking or rock climbing experience or winter mountaineering experience (grade I and II routes).

Please find below some examples of routes we could do together:

  • Stairway to Heaven (III) and Taxus, Dothaidh and Beinn
  • Sunshine Gully (III), Beinn Udlaidh, Peter Pan and Quartzvein Scoop (IV)
  • Meall Buidhe, Echo Edge (III
  • Buachaillie Etive Mor, North Buttress (IV) and Crowberry Gully (IV)
  • Vanishing Gully (V) and Green Gully (IV), Tower Ridge (IV), Ben Nevis
  • Stob Coire Nan Lochain, SC Gully (III) and Raeburn’s Route (IV)
  • The Seam (IV) and Hidden Chimney Direct (IV), Sidewinder (III),  Northern Corries
  • Carn Etchachan, Route Major (IV)
  •  Lochnagar, Shadow Buttress A (IV)
  • Shelterstone Crag, Castle Wall (IV)

Are you interested to experience winter climbing in Scotland? Please get in touch with me and let’s discuss about a program which answer your wishes and expectations.

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About the guide

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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 !


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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

GBP 202 each

Group of 2

GBP 102 each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

• Guiding fee

Price details

• Harnesses and crampons are included in the price. I can arrange the hire of ice axes and crampons.


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