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Guided rock climbing & mountaineering

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Climbers high on the Rannoch Wall, Buachaille Etive Mor

Options: Private guided days
How much: From £140pp (based on 2 people)
Where: Glencoe, Fort William & Aviemore/Cairngorms
When: Outside the winter season
For who: All levels

Experience classic rock routes and epic mountaineering lines in the hands of our experienced Mountaineering & Climbing Instructors (MCI). Join us for a day of guided rock climbing or mountaineering and let us take you into the breath-taking vertical world of the UK’s highest mountains.

At Highland Ascents we pride ourselves in ensuring that your day is tailored to your own personal ambitions, so if you have an idea of a route that you’ve always wanted to do, then we will be happy to be your guide. If not then leave the choice to us and be guaranteed that we’ll pick one of the best routes in the Highlands.

Here’s a few of our regular hangouts:

Rock climbing:

  • Agag’s Groove on the Rannoch Wall, Buchaille Etive Mor (VDiff ***)
  • Savage Slit, Coire an Lochain (Severe ***)
  • Integrity, Sron na Ciche, Skye (VS 4c ***)
  • Original Route, the Old Man of Stoer (VS 5a ***)


  • Tower Ridge, Ben Nevis (Diff ***)
  • The Aonach Eagach, Glencoe (G2 ***)
  • Curved Ridge, Buachaille Etive Mor (G2 ***)
  • Cuillin Ridge Traverse, Skye (VDiff ***)


Prices are shown in the table below.

Click here to make a booking or to find out more. You can also contact us by telephone on 07702 942980.

Ratio (instructor to client)Total price, per dayPrice per person, per day


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Cracking views from Curved Ridge

Ages and abilities: Guided days are for adults only. Fitness is important as days are long, approaches generally tough and packs heavy.

Group sizes and ratios: Our instructor to client ratio never exceeds 1:2

Kit: We will share a kit list with you when you book, but you will need warm and waterproof clothing, rock shoes for climbing and stiff boots for scrambling. All kit is available to hire from a partner company. We can offer advice on all kit at booking.

Times: Guided days run from around 8am to 5pm

Association of Mountaineering Instructors