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West Coast Mountain Guides

2 Montrose Mansions, Fort William PH33 7JQ, Scotland
+44 7799 863068
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early season mixed on the Ben

Great day out with Gareth getting some early season mixed in. First routes of the season so wanted... read more

Reviewed today
o k
London, United Kingdom
Two October days climbing in the Cuillin

My daughter, Catriona (14) and I (50) enjoyed two great days climbing in the Cuillin with West... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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West Coast Mountain Guides are a leading mountain guiding/instruction company based on 25 years experience, throughout the UK and European Alps. They can provide any level of walking, mountaineering or climbing throughout the year. In particular Scotland and Ben Nevis are well known for winter snow and ice climbing. Glen Coe is close by and trips to the Isle of Skye are very popular. Bruce Poll now runs the company after taking ownership from Alan Kimber. Bruce has over twenty five years of outdoor experience on which to base his work and is a member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors and the International Federation of Mountain Guides.
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2 Montrose Mansions, Fort William PH33 7JQ, Scotland
+44 7799 863068
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Reviewed today

Great day out with Gareth getting some early season mixed in. First routes of the season so wanted to break myself back in gently. Excellent climbing and really easy booking process. Thanks for a great first weekend of the season.

Thank o k
Reviewed 5 November 2017

My daughter, Catriona (14) and I (50) enjoyed two great days climbing in the Cuillin with West Coast Guides, with routes chosen perfectly for our skills in wet windy October weather. Jamie Bankhead, our guide, was superb on the hill, guiding us through complex terrain,...More

Thank alanf2020
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I wanted to do tower ridge. So a few months ago I booked to do it with West Coast mountain guides.a few days before I did tower ridge I decided to book a second day.ken arranged this second day no problem and decided the best...More

1  Thank steve50002003
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I'd booked an attempt of the main ridge in 2016 with West Coast Mountain Guides and the deal was individual days in the mountains or even a refund if the notoriously fickle Skye weather meant that there was no chance of completing the traverse. And...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Myself and two friends contacted West Coast for a trip to the Cuillin as we didn't have a lot of scrambling experience between us and for most, it was our first time on the Skye hills. Although Ken was away working in Spain, we didn't...More

Thank Kcor
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I was part of a group of three who had acquired the services of West Coast Mountain guides to help us accomplish our goal of summiting the In Pinn. Whilst Ken himself was away working in Spain he had sub-contracted the work to another mountain...More

Thank Pepsidave
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Having climbed in the Alps and in Skye before with WCMG, it was a natural choice for us to book another trip and attempt at the famous Cuillin Traverse on Skye. Previous attempt in May 2015 had been thwarted by the weather so we tried...More

1  Thank mbjs
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I am so glad I found this company. From the very beginning Ken was on top of everything with fast and thorough communication I really had nothing to worry about. We booked well in advance and advise others to do the same. We scheduled two...More

1  Thank Jwilliams191
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We wanted to attempt the traverse but the weather for our first day was going to be way too wet. However Steve provided a great couple of alternative days for us. Namely Pinnacle ridge,Black Knight and Sgurr Nan Gillean day one and Bla Bheinn (Blaven)...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Absolute cracker of a day with our West Coast Mountain Guide Steve, ascending the Inaccessible Pinnacle, followed by Sgurr Mhicchoinnich, Sgurr Alasdair, Sgurr Dubh Mor, and Sgurr nan Eag. (basically the bottom 5 Munros) We had two options for the day. First was the option...More

Thank Mat H
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