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Address: 2 Lockhart Place, Aviemore PH22 1SW, Scotland
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+44 7901 684579
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Stewart Mountain Skills provide high quality, professional guiding and...

Stewart Mountain Skills provide high quality, professional guiding and instruction in all aspects of mountain skills. We provide a bespoke service and work all across Scotland.

Summer Hill walking, fell running, mountaineering, rock climbing and mountain biking.

Winter walking, mountaineering, winter climbing and ski touring.

From family activities and introductory skills to advanced instruction.

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Fantastic winter mountaineering training

I booked up for two days' 1-1 mountaineering training. Right from the start it was obvious that Tom, my guide, had not only the knowledge to deliver the training but had also... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Santiagoandmillie
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I booked up for two days' 1-1 mountaineering training. Right from the start it was obvious that Tom, my guide, had not only the knowledge to deliver the training but had also carried out extensive research and planning to ensure the two days were the absolute best they could be. Despite challenging weather and snow conditions, Tom managed to find... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is the second time I've climbed with Ian and again I had a fantastic time. Very easy to book and Ian met us at our B&B which allowed us to talk through our options for the most suitable routes / areas to climb for our day. Ian is a very talented guide who is always well prepared and his... More 

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1 Thank TomDare
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Being short on time we needed to make the best of a less than favourable few days of weather on the hill. Ian's intimate knowledge of the crags extracted every last ounce of potential from the day, we actually manged to complete two lines, which given the weather was not expected. In total I have had the pleasure of climbing... More 

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1 Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

From start to finish I had a great experience with Ian. Booking process and pre-trip contact was simple and friendly and the experience on the hills was cracking. Ian took the time to understand my objectives and gave me a couple of days on the ridges of Skye that were both challenging but achievable. I had previously done the most... More 

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2 Thank Rob C
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

Ian's local knowledge meant we got to a great crag with a relatively short walk in, and then had plenty of options. Ian's route choice could not have been better! A relatively easy start with a couple of interesting moves helped me shake out the cobwebs and build confidence to try something a little harder, and climb a little better... More 

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1 Thank Michael M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

Ian from Stewart Mountain Skills took me and my friend out for some low-to-mid grade mixed winter climbs. Ian arrived prepared with a few options for the day, possible routes and an excellent knowledge of the local area. We couldn't have asked for more. The area Ian took us to was quite, considering the sunshine, and he was expert in... More 

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1 Thank Stuart G
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

Bill and Ian were very enthusiastic and informative guides. The day was tailormade for the group with individual attention throughout. I learned a lot about the mountains and the skills to survive. It was a great introduction and will make a big difference to future trips.

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1 Thank 299Robert
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

Thanks Ian for making the most of terrible conditions. I gained confidence playing in the snow in crampons and with the ice axe. You're tuition on avalanches was invaluable and will be useful for future trips.

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1 Thank Ellen D
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Excellent weekend with Duncan from Stewart Mountain Skills on Knoydart. The weather wasn't great and as a quite large group this had to be considered carefully. One big mountain day followed by a smaller hill day was perfectly tailored to the needs of the group. Amazing views in an amazing place.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 June 2015

The traverse of the Aonach Eagach was one of the most memorable days in the hills mainly as a result of Ian guiding us along. The day with Ian was enjoyable, informative and most importantly safe. Ian is a top class guide / instructor and I would recommend him to anyone who requires an outdoors professional.

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