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Our aim here at Scottish Rock & Water is to provide you with a world class experience and memories that, we hope, will make your eyes sparkle and your grin grow. Whether it’s scrambling above the clouds on the airy peaks of Skye, paddling into the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Kingussie PH201AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another great experience with Stephen! We booked in for a 2 day winter skills course between Xmas and NYE. There wasn’t much snow but Stephen knew the spots to head for and sure enough we were able to use crampons, ice axes and build a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CelticLady86
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kirsty, It was great to have you and Joe back along for another adventure. It was, as always a pleasure to spend a few days in the mountains with you guys, I hope it ticked all of the boxes for your course and you...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent! A highlight of my trip. When I booked my solo trip to Scotland, I knew I wanted to do a hillwalk (or what we American’s call a hike) and for safety reasons wanted a guide. I reached out to several companies, but ultimately selected...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sara G
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hi Sara, Thank you for a great day in the mountains, it was a pleasure to be part of your first adventure to Scotland. And thank you very much for your kind words, it means a lot that we do a good job! Thank you...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Scottish Rock & Water have given me the some of my best mountaineering experiences, not only skilled, they have the ability to challenge you and enable you to achieve or even exceed your own expectations. Cant recommend Stephen enough definitely the best I have come...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TriplowE
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Eddie, I'm glad you had another great trip. Tower ridge certainly felt like an adventure with our 5am start to beat the weather! And thank you for your kind words, always nice to hear we provide a service to provide world class experiences. Hopefully...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

Had a great afternoon with Stephen abseiling at Kingussie Crags - 45 years since I’d been on a rope. His patience and clear instructions gave me complete confidence and I actually enjoyed it! It has inspired me to try some scrambling with them on more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Irene E
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi Irene, Thanks for a great day with you at Kingussie, it was a pleasure to spend the afternoon with you and I'm glad you had a great time and it has given you some more confidence to try and get out scrambling! Also, good...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend Stephen and Scottish Rock and Water to anyone. I had a wonderful day out with him and a friend walking in the Cairngorms. He has a great sense of humour (which helped with the uphills!) and I felt completely at ease...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Juliet W
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hi Juliet, It was a pleasure to spend the day with you and to show you around some of the Cairngorms, even though we had a bit of a soaking! And always a great finish to the day with mandatory ice cream 😊 Looking forward...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Myself and my two adult sons Iain and Calum met Stephen in the Stac Pollaidh car park on a very windy morning. We had already arranged for Stephen to spend the whole day with us and with Stac Pollaidh only being a half day we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TGOtraveller
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Hi Simon, Thank you for a great day with yourself, Ian and Calum. The weather certainly was a challenge. But we managed to get a great day out with some great memories none the less. It was a pleasure to get to know you guys...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I spent a couple of days out with Stephen in the Cairngorms, specifically in the Northern Corries and to and around the Ryvon pass. It was a fabulous experience! Stephen is a knowledgeable, patient, and thoughtful guide, and I will certainly see if I can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Margolis5
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Hi Aimee, I'm glad you had a great time in the Cairngorms, it was a pleasure to guide you around some of our 'home turf' and I hope it inspired you to come to the area again sometime. Thank you for your comments, it's always...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Many thanks to Stephan for a great 4-day trip down the Spey! We really enjoyed the scenery and being on the water the whole day - especially the washing machine was a very interesting experience although some did get very wet! Good accomodations and good...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Hi Paul, The 'washing machine' certainly did make a few great stories! I hope you guys are still having plenty of tales and laughs about the trip, my head still hurt with laughing when I got home. It really was a pleasure to be with...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Due to work scheduling we were privileged to take a week out in the wilds of Scotland learning about techniques and equipment to move efficiently and safely in the mountains and rivers. Stephen's biggest assets are his professional and accommodating approach, attention to detail, flexible...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark R
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Hi Mark, I had a great time with the team and it was a pleasure to spend the week with you. Thank you for your kind words, and I'm glad you feel that you have some more skills and knowledge to get on some new...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Spent 5 days with Stephen doing an intro to scrambling, climbing and a 3 day Spey Descent. Stephen was a fantastic instructor, really explained things well and managed the groups different needs accordingly. I felt a real boost of confidence after the week with Stephen...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Louise M
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Hi Louise, Thank you for a great week, I had a blast with you and the Tiso Aviemore team. I'm particularly glad that the week has helped you feel more confident in some of the sports and workshops that we covered throughout the training. And...More

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