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23 Jan 2018
“Great 2 days in the cairngorms, professional and adaptable guide. Would highly recommend these guys”
21 Jan 2018
“Learnt a lot in a weekend!”
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...more
2 Lockhart Place, Aviemore PH22 1SW, Scotland
+44 7901 684579
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We met our guide, Dave, last saturday morning for 2 days of mountaineering /scottish climbing. From the get go he was super friendly, knowledgeable and adaptable in terms of what we wanted to get from the weekend. He covered navigation, understanding snow forecasts and conditions,...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Dave was an epic and friendly guide who was able to dynamically tailor our two-day trip in the Cairngorms based on our skill levels, what we wanted to learn, and the ever-changing weather conditions. His explanations of proper technique and how to safely approach a...More

1  Thank Jack W
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...More

Thank Santiagoandmillie
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...More

1  Thank TomDare
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...More

1  Thank Andrew M
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...More

2  Thank Rob C
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...More

1  Thank Michael M
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...More

1  Thank Stuart G
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...More

1  Thank 299Robert
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.

1  Thank Ellen D
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