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Guides and Outdoor Activities in Fort William and Lochaber


Glenfinnan-Trax Cycle Hire, Glenfinnan

Glenfinnan-Trax Cycle Hire    Glenfinnan

Cycle amidst spectacular world-famous scenery on a journey of discovery and adventure.

At Glenfinnan-Trax cycle hire our quality mountain bikes will enable you to reach destinations less accessible on foot, allowing you to see more of this beautiful landscape during your visit. Take a bike and cycle the epic route along the shores of Loch Shiel, only 5 minutes away on tracks suitable for all abilities. The perfect opportunity to get away from it all and explore the wilderness on offer for those wishing to experience an adventure day to remember.

The Highland Mountain Company, Fort William

The Highland Mountain Company    Fort William

Based in Fort William we are an experienced, professional mountain company. Our instructors are local with ‘mountains’ of experience, who are only too willing to give you an enjoyable and memorable time in the hills.

Our most popular days include: Walking up Ben Nevis and in Glen Coe, Isle of Skye Munro course and Torridon Munros. We also offer Intro to rock climbing in Glen Nevis and classic ridge mountaineering days. Low level walks and climbs for all the family or those looking to get a feel for the Highlands.

Omega Guiding

Omega Guiding

Specialists in Guided Ice Climbing, Mountaineering and Mountain Biking. Based in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, Fort William, we are perfectly situated to make sure you make the most out of your trip to the West Coast. Check out our website for ideas of courses that we run or send us a message if you have a specific goal in mind.

"The mountains are calling, and I must go" John Muir

Up and Doon Guided Walks

Up and Doon Guided Walks

I love Scotland. I love exploring the beautiful mountains & glens of the Scottish Highlands. I love meeting people and sharing my passion. I decided to combine this energy into creating a small friendly guiding company. I offer a highly personalized private and bespoke guiding service for individuals or groups at an affordable price. So whether you want to hike the highest mountains, tackle one of my challenges, backpack through the mountains or just go for a wee walk with the family I have something for you.

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.

Thistle Trekking

Thistle Trekking

Guided Trekking and Mountaineering Throughout the UK. Whether you are walking your first long distance trail or climbing your final munro, let us organise everything for you with: Full qualified and friendly guides, all accommodation, luggage transfer, support vehicle and a full information pack. Our Treks Include: The West Highland Way The Skye Trail The Cape Wrath Trail The Aonach Eagach Ridge The Torridon Giants Trek (Scrambling week in Torridon) And Many More.

Alpine Exploratory

Alpine Exploratory

Alpine Exploratory is a small company based in Edinburgh. We offer the West Highland Way and the Great Glen Way, among our walking holidays here, in the Alps and in Norway.

We produce our own routecards and recce the routes, so as to give a unique service of information. We call this the Exploratory system. Join us for self-guided or guided trips on any dates in our season. We place great importance on a friendly and flexible service.

Kirkhope Mountaineering

Kirkhope Mountaineering

Kirkhope Mountaineering is a mountain guiding and coaching company based in Fort William. We specialise in Ben Nevis guiding, Glencoe guiding and The Skye Cuillin ridge. Private guiding courses available throughout the year.

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!

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.

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.


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