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Guides and Outdoor Activities in Fort William and Lochaber


Access Mountain Guides

Access Mountain Guides

Come and have a mountain adventure in the Highlands! We can help you with all sorts of guided experiences from hill walks to guided rock and ice climbing, mountain scrambles and Scottish ski touring. We also run tailor made instructional courses, for example navigation, avalanche avoidance and rope work for mountaineers. We operate in all areas, particularly Fort William, Glencoe and Skye, are fully qualified and professionally registered with more than 25 years of client care experience.

Up and Doon Guided Walks

Up and Doon Guided Walks

Up and Doon Guided Walks specialises in unique and personalised walks and hikes with small groups guaranteed (max 6). At an affordable price for individuals,families and groups of friends.

We have guided walks and hikes for everyone. From gentle valley walks to more challenging mountain hikes and expeditions. Our guides are all friendly, qualified and experienced and will look after you on your journey in the Highlands of Scotland.

Hike Scotland

Hike Scotland

Experience an epic journey through the Western Highlands, from the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond up and over the desolate and haunting Rannoch Moor, to the majestic and brooding Glencoe, scene of the famous massacre of 1692. Past Fort William and Ben Nevis, to Glenfinnan and finally to Mallaig on the west coast, with tremendous hiking amongst some of Scotland's grandest scenery and where the history and culture comes alive through our experienced local guides. Scotland's famous Highland hospitality is fully inclusive at all three wonderful hotels along our trail.

Snowgoose Mountain Centre, Corpach, near Fort William

Snowgoose Mountain Centre    Corpach    near Fort William

We are based near Fort William in a convenient village location 4 miles from Ben Nevis at the SW end of the Caleodonian Canal. Snowgoose Mountain Centre offers a unique combination of quality mountain skills instruction courses, holidays and private guiding under the leadership of John Cuthbertson. He holds the Mountain Instructors Certificate, plus over 40 years active experience in the mountains world wide. We offer a wide range of mountain based courses from the total hillwalking novice to the more advanced winter mountain skills for those wishing to extend their mountain skills into three or four seasons.

Lochaber Guides

Lochaber Guides

Based in Fort William, we pride ourselves in offering an unforgettable experience in the Highlands.

Professional guiding on: Ben Nevis including CMD Arete, Ledge Route and the classic Tower Ridge! - Scrambling in Glencoe - the famous Aonach Eagach & Curved Ridge. The mighty Skye Cuillin ranging from the Munros to the Cuillin Ridge traverse. Winter Skills and Mountain days in Lochaber and beyond. Run by Dave Anderson, who holds the Mountaineering Instructors Award and Winter Mountain Leader but more importantly is experienced, super-friendly, and extremely enthusiastic about the mountains!

Adventure Nevis - Ben Nevis Mountain Guide

Adventure Nevis - Ben Nevis Mountain Guide

Adventure Nevis is a Scottish-based guiding service offering classic mountain days on Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain, standing at 1,344 metres. The Mountain Track ascent - 6 to 8 hours - is ideal for public, private and charity groups. For the slightly more experienced walker, Ben Nevis via the CMD arete - 8 to 10 - hours, is a fantastic mountaineering experience. Adventure Nevis operates all year round and is run by Peter Khambatta, who holds both the Summer and Winter Mountain Leader Awards.

Atlas Mountaineering

Atlas Mountaineering

Here at Atlas Mountaineering we are dedicated to bringing you the highest possible quality service, assuring that you get the most out of your trip, whether you want to try rock climbing for the first time or summit the highest mountain in the UK.

Go Glencoe Guiding

Go Glencoe Guiding

Go Glencoe Guiding would be delighted to show you round the glens and mountains in Glencoe and farther afield! Whether you are taking your first steps in the great outdoors or have your eye set on something higher I can help you explore the stunning sights and sounds on some of the most spectacular mountains in Britain. Join a scheduled trip or book a day just for you, your friends and/or family.

Jagged Globe

Jagged Globe

Each winter Jagged Globe offers Scottish Winter Courses in the Western Highlands. Based near Glencoe, these cover a wide range of instruction, from introductory winter walking to high standard snow, ice and mixed climbing. The unique combination of weather and terrain makes for an unparalleled, challenging mountain experience. Our Scottish Winter Courses are designed to provide you with the skills to venture into the mountains more confidently on your own, tackle a more challenging climbing course, or join an expedition or tough trek. In addition, Jagged Globe organises expeditions and treks on all seven continents.

Ice Factor - the National Centre for Ice Climbing &  Mountain Activity Centre

Ice Factor - the National Centre for Ice Climbing & Mountain Activity Centre

Whether you are a gnarly mountaineer, a foot weary walker off the West Highland Way or group of friends looking for an amazing day out - everyone is welcome at Ice Factor. Today, we are one of the biggest outdoor mountaineering course providers in the UK. Part of our giant indoor (partly frozen) toy box includes the world's biggest indoor ice climbing wall, the UK's highest articulated overhanging rock climbing wall, bouldering area, aerial adventure course and much more. Open 7 days a week, we are a dedicated teaching and instruction facility.

The Highland Mountain Company, Fort William

The Highland Mountain Company    Fort William

Based in Fort William we are an experienced, knowledgeable and professional mountaineering company. All our instructors are local to the area with 'mountains' of experience, and are only too willing to give you an enjoyable and memorable time in the mountains.

Our most popular days out: Walking up Ben Nevis, Scrambles up Ledge route and Tower Ridge on Ben Nevis, Aonach Eagach and Curved Ridge in Glen Coe. As well as low level walks and climbs for all the family or those looking to get a feel for the Highlands.

GA Highland Walks

GA Highland Walks

GA Highland Walks provides a top-quality, personalised guiding service to ensure that you get the most from your Scottish walking experience. I cover the entire spectrum from gentler, low-level outings to full mountain days and will tailor a flexible single- or multi-day itinerary to match your abilities, ambitions and interests. Whatever you choose, you will be in the hands of a skilled, friendly guide who loves to share his passion for, and extensive knowledge of, the Highland landscape.

Great Glen Way Walk - Caledonian Discovery

Great Glen Way Walk - Caledonian Discovery

Walk the Great Glen Way whilst staying aboard one of our large and comfortable barges as it makes its way through the Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness. Cross from coast to coast through spectacular Highland scenery. This 7 day holiday offers excellent value, includes freshly prepared food, twin ensuite cabins and a qualified guide. Single occupancy is available. The best part of holidaying with us is there is no daily packing and unpacking as your barge accommodation moves with you. Other holiday options are also available.


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