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Lochaber Guides - Private Day Tours

60 Castle Drive, Fort William PH33 7NS, Scotland
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Nevis via CMD Arete

Incredible day, my amazing guide was Hannah very friendly and helpful...need I say more? Thank you... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
SJones199
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Winter skills and climbing the Ben

Fantastic weekend spent with Andy of Lochaber Guides. Not having winter experience before, this was... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
RobD9876
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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 and Rock Climbing. We are based locally in Fort William and our qualified and experienced guides will be there to look after you all the way!
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60 Castle Drive, Fort William PH33 7NS, Scotland
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Incredible day, my amazing guide was Hannah very friendly and helpful...need I say more? Thank you guys 😊

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Fantastic weekend spent with Andy of Lochaber Guides. Not having winter experience before, this was a great weekend learning some of the skills needed in winter and then successfully climbing the Ben - rewarded by having the summit to ourselves and the sun decided to...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Dave Anderson was a brilliant guide - great on communication, flexible on route planning, and professional in his knowledge of the mountains. He led our group well, providing all the best tips and advice before and during the climb. We had a great couple of...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

I booked Dave for a day of winter climbing in December. I have done some winter climbing before but nothing too technical and had made the request to Dave of something a bit challenging but overall an adventure, and he more than delivered! He chose...More

2  Thank Emma B
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

For a second time I opted for a guide with Lochaber (my first being Nevis via the CMD).. and for a second time it was a fantastic experience. This time I challenged Lochaber Guides to teach me the basics of navigational skills in the Scottish...More

2  Thank xvrtiiii
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

I wanted to go up Ben Nevis for years now and I finally had the time to do it, after contacting Lochaber Guides, Dave suggested a couple of routes and we originally decided on the Carn Mor Dearg Arete route originally. The evening before Dave...More

2  Thank sverspeelt
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Am I glad that I chose Lochaber Guides over all of the other competitors, from start to finish the experience was exceptional. Andy (our guide) picked is up at our B&B before driving us to our starting point. There we set out on our days...More

2  Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Truly spectacular day on an iconic route. Dave's intimate knowledge of the mountain made for fast, safe progress and we were able to savour the sensational exposure to the full. Dave is great company and has a wealth of knowledge about the natural and cultural...More

2  Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We had booked Lochaber Guides for a traverse of Aonagh Eagach but the weather was appalling. Our guides Dave and Steve offered Curved Ridge as a pragmatic alternative. Actually it was technically harder but more protected from the prevailing south westerly fronts. It proved an...More

2  Thank Graham2055
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Had a tremendous day out on the Ben with Dave. Really couldn't have asked for more, he is very knowledgeable and able to tailor your adventure on the fly to keep you in or take you out of your comfort zone, while always making you...More

2  Thank Kenny R
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