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We offer guided mountain walking in Summer and Winter in the West Highlands. We specialise in ascents of Ben Nevis via either the Mountain Track or the Carn Mor Dearg Arete. We also offer Hill Skills and Navigation Courses as well as Winter Skills...more
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Back in the summer Dave guides me up a few routes on the Buchaille and up Tower Ridge. It was an incredible few days out and well worth the money. Dave was kind, safe, knowledgeable and an all round fantastic guide and coach.
We visited Fort William for a weekend and were keen to do some walking. We are both quite inexperienced and opted for a guide a) for safety and b) to make the most of the time we had. Hannah was absolutely fantastic and gave us...More
I am writing on behalf of my son who has had two fabulous trips out with Dave this year. An epic day on the CMD Arete in August and a great day on Creag Megaidh in October, Both days were well planned in advance with...More
As MacDuie can be daunting, Hannah accompanied us... For me the third day out with Hannah and it just only gets better. We had a great day full of safety, loads of fun and some challenging detours, which only added to the trip! Again a...More
Dave was a fantastic support that kept the three of us who climbed a challenging less travelled route confident, positive and safe. It was a Big Day that took 10 hours due to being extra careful (in other words, we took our time!) crossing the...More
This was our 2nd guided climb with Lochaber Guides in as many years. Once again myself and 2 friends had a fantastic day out in the hills with Dave. Trainee mountain instructor Tim joined us this time and was a great addition to the group....More
Myself and a mate had a fantastic Friday on Tower Ridge with Dave. We hadn’t climbed in years but fancied a crack at Tower Ridge. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and a lot of that was down to Dave’s enthusiasm and encouragement. Always conscious of safety...More
My mum and I did Aonach Eagach with Dave and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. He was friendly and informative and broke down the ridge into manageable stages, so that it seemed much easier to tackle. He used ropes and helmets at appropriate stages, and we felt...More
A perfect day on this classic scramble.
Dave is great company ; friendly and supportive and with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the local geography ,fauna and flora.
For an "older" client Dave's pace setting was perfect and his obvious competence with the rope soon allayed...More