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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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+44 1540 368138
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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

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

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

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

Thank Paul A
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

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

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

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Superb 2 days scrambling and climbing with Stephen. Professional & extremely competent with a first rate ability to impart knowledge to the group. Stephen’s easy manner ensures everyone learns at a pace applicable to their ability. Top instructor- highly recommended.More

Thank ardnabruach
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Hi Rik, Thank you for a great couple of days, it was a pleasure to be part of your scrambling and climbing career. And thank you for your kind words, it means a lot to know that we're providing a top quality service. As always...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Had a great day out with Stephen on the introduction to scrambling course in the Cairngorms. During the course we covered some climbing techniques, route selection and rope work. Following the course I was able to approach scrambles on the Aonach Eagach, Grands Montets East...More

Thank MayS356
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Sounds like you have been on some amazing adventures May! And I'm glad that the course helped with building your confidence and feel that you can tackle the ridges that you had been wanting to do for a long time. Always a great feeling of...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I knew very little about navigation so contacted this company and I had 2 full days with Stephen in the Cairngorms navigating. This was a wonderful course and Stephen was really easygoing, friendly and didn't mind me asking silly questions. I feel much more prepared...More

Thank Em R
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi Em, I'm glad you enjoyed your course and feel that you have the skills to look after yourself on your own adventures. This was the area we developed with this in mind, and it's great to hear your having a blast and feeling confident...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

Had a fantastic day with Stephen learning the basics to Scrambling in the Cairngorms along Fiacaill ridge. He was able to teach us basic moves, route finding and for a couple of us who had a bit more climbing experience was able to show us...More

Thank TimmyP26
The_SRW_Team, Owner at Scottish Rock & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi Tim, I'm glad you had a great time on your course, and thankfully we managed to dodge most of the thunder storm! It was great to have you along and I hope the notes I sent over are useful for reference. I also hope...More

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