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Ben MacDuie with Hannah August 2018

As MacDuie can be daunting, Hannah accompanied us... For me the third day out with Hannah and it... read more

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Ben Nevis via Carn Mor Dearg Arête

Dave was a fantastic support that kept the three of us who climbed a challenging less travelled... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“dave anderson”(18 reviews)
“winter skills”(12 reviews)
“north face”(15 reviews)
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
60 Castle Drive, Fort William PH33 7NS, Scotland
+44 7903 459266
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

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

2  Thank markbb909
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We had a fantastic day with our guide Steve form Lochaber guides taking us along the ridge made us feel at ease and kept us safe from start to finish highly recommend to any one thinking of doing it

1  Thank Marjory D
Reviewed 23 July 2018

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

2  Thank Briank1919
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank Bob M
Reviewed 16 July 2018

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

1  Thank bertymole
Reviewed 1 July 2018

What a fantastic day,Dave Anderson's professional approach linked with his vast local knowledge of not only the Mountain but its fauna and wildlife made it our best day yet on Ben Nevis. When you spend the best part of all day tide to a rope...More

1  Thank davewL3147XN
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

There are a tonne of guides in the area but I am so glad I picked these guys. From the initial contact via email to being dropped back to my digs i felt I was in safe hands, with locals with vast experience and knowledge....More

1  Thank Diane abbots H
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Dave really listened and thought about what we wanted from our day (practising winter skills & a group with varying experience and ages -16 to 64!). He gave us a fabulous day going up the Zig Zags on Gearr Aonach and into Stob Coire nan...More

2  Thank Y7674IYjennyp
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