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Guides and Outdoor Activities on the Isle of Skye


Outdoor Dimensions-Scotland

Outdoor Dimensions-Scotland

Outdoor Dimensions-Scotland was established in 1998 by Brian Crowe. We provide 'Skye Munro Weeks' and can organise scrambling days for individuals or small groups for various classic options on the Skye Ridge e.g. Inaccessible Pinnacle or Coire a Ghreadaidh Skyline. We also run sea kayaking holidays on the Isle of Skye and elsewhere in Scotland. Brian is a fully qualified mountaineering instructor (MIA) and also holds BCU qualifications in sea kayaking, canoeing and inland kayaking.

Skye Guided Walks and Photography Workshops

Skye Guided Walks and Photography Workshops

I offer guided walks and photography workshops on the Isle of Skye, exploring and capturing some of the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the UK. A huge choice of mountain or coastal walks and a wealth of local knowledge of the island and its natural history.

I also offer one on one and group photography workshops. No matter how experienced you are or what camera you have, you can get great photos. Each workshop is tailor made to suit you and can also be combined with a guided walk.

GoMountaineering - with West Highland Guides

GoMountaineering - with West Highland Guides

From Ben Nevis to the Isle of Skye: explore with confidence or relax and introduce a friend with a sympathetic and hugely experienced local guide. Alpine safety and training for the Greater Ranges is best developed at your own pace amongst some of the most dramatic scenery in the UK.

Run by mountaineering instructor Warren 'Spike' Sellers from Fort William, West Highland Guides have a spectacular variety of mountain routes, geology, wildlife and skills to show you. Benefit from over 15 years professional expertise, trade partners' discounts and free advice.

Guiding on Skye

Guiding on Skye

George Yeomans has been specialising in providing quality mountain leading on the Cuillin Munros since 1996 and the Scottish Youth Hostel Association employ him to lead all their Skye based mountain activity holidays. George is a qualified Outdoor Education teacher and Bushcraft Instructor; holds the Summer, Winter and International Mountain Leader Awards; is a trainer and assessor for the National Navigation Award Scheme and a member of the Skye Mountain Rescue team since 1995. He has a great interest in and a wide knowledge of local natural history.

Hike Scotland

Hike Scotland

Hike Scotland offers a unique week long exploration of Scotland's most famous and stunningly beautiful islands staying at three scenic and luxurious Skye hotels.

Venture from Sleat (the garden of Skye) in the south, past the Cuillin Hills, to the far west and the high sea cliffs and Dunvegan Castle, spend a day on neighbouring Raasay before exploring the famous Storr and Quiraing on the Trotternish Ridge. We take our time to drink in the scenery and our guides give our guests real insight to the wonderful history and rich culture.

Skye Adventure

Skye Adventure

Experience a real Skye adventure with us. Climb mountains, follow ridges and rivers towards amazing coastlines, swim in the sea. We are friendly local guides who have the knowledge, qualifications and skills to give you the freedom to explore a different side of Skye. Whether you want to bag a few Munros, climb on stunning sea cliffs, traverse the Cuillin ridge, or go gorge walking and coasteering, we can provide an unforgettable experience - and some good craic along the way.

Richard

Richard 'Paddy' McGuire

Richard 'Paddy ' McGuire was brought up on Skye and has been guiding since 1995. He holds Summer and Winter Mountain Leader certificates, is First Aid qualified and has been a member of the local Mountain Rescue team since 1991. Courses and private guiding cover the Skye Munros, Cuillin scrambling, introductory rock climbing instruction, winter skills training, winter mountaineering, navigation and various other outdoor activities. Although specialising in the Cuillin of Skye guiding is also available throughout Scotland or further afield if required.

Wild About Skye

Wild About Skye

A small company dedicated to showing visitors of Skye the extensive flora and fauna of the island. With elements of history and geology to complete the picture. Join us for a day of short walks and scenic beauty. A day out with Wild About Skye includes pick up from your accommodation (were possible) and a picnic lunch, with hot drinks available through the day. Booking is essential via phone or email.

Skyak Adventures

Skyak Adventures

Unique Sea Kayaking Experiences in the World-Class location of Skye.

We offer a wide variety of courses, including expeditions, catering for all abilities ranging from complete beginners to those who have been paddling for years wanting to fine tune their skills. Whether you are looking for an unique outdoor experience, to get close to the wildlife, to improve your skills or just escape for a few days, we can arrange an itinerary to suit your requirements. All of our coaches are at least BCU Level 4 sea kayak specialists.

Skye Guides

Skye Guides

Skye Guides specialise in providing high quality professional mountain guiding and climbing instruction on the Isle of Skye. We operate all year round and bookings for individual days or five-day courses are available for all levels of ability and experience.

Established in 1995, we have a reputation for providing safe, successful and inspiring outings for our customers. The company is run by Mike Lates, author of the SMC guidebook to Cuillin. His knowledge of these mountains is unrivalled and includes the geology, wildlife and history as well as the intricate terrain.

Skye Magical Tours

Skye Magical Tours

Car tours around the stunning Isle of Skye and the West Coast of Scotland. Brian has over 30 years of driving in Scotland and Skye, let him share his knowledge and show you the wildlife and amazing scenery. Stop at all the major landmarks; the Cuillin, the Fairy Glen, the Quirang, Kilt Rock waterfall, the Old Man of Storr, Talisker distillery, Neist point lighthouse, Dunvegan Castle or Eilean Donan Castle.

All tours taken in a 6 seater with a glass panoramic sunroof. Take away memories and photographs that will last a lifetime.

Winky O

Winky O 'Neale

Winky O'Neale - private guiding and instruction - sympathetic & enthusiastic mountaineering guiding in an area she knows intimately and loves with a passion

Mountaineering holidays and courses in the Cuillin of Skye and hill walking across the North West Highlands. A choice of adventurous courses. Qualified, hugely experienced leadership, she possesses both the Summer and Winter Mountain Leadership certificates and the International Mountain Leader Award. Technical equipment, such as helmet and harness provided. Transport provided for mountain holidays. B&B accommodation arranged or a choice of accommodation if you have your own preferences.

Sea to Skye Xperience

Sea to Skye Xperience

Sea to Skye Xperience offer unique hill walking and sea kayaking experiences on the Isle of Skye and the North West Coast of Scotland. With our expert local instructors you will be guided along some of Scotland's most spectacular Highland scenery. So, whether you want to explore our dramatic coastlines by sea kayak or conquer some of the area's many Munros, we hope that you will have a truly unique experience with us.

Skye Mountain Guides - Jonah Jones

Skye Mountain Guides - Jonah Jones

Jonah is a friendly, dynamic and professional mountain guide on the Isle of Skye and qualified mountain instructor. We specialize in scrambling, walking, mountaineering and climbing in the Cuillin mountains. We pride ourselves on the high quality of guiding, whether it be the Munros or tailormade days out on the Cuillin ridge. Browse the inspiring and information packed website and join us for some fantastic experiences in Jonah 's company, who is dedicated to providing you with a safe and rewarding time in the Cuillin mountains.


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