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The Highland Mountain Company

31 Lochy Road | Inverlochy, Fort William PH33 6NW, Scotland
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Ben Nevis via Ledge Route

i was on top of Ben Nevis with Dave in April 18. we went up via Ledge Route and down via Red... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hercumerc
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Istanbul, Turkey
Curved Ridge - great fun and complete confidence

We booked Dave to guide us up Curved Ridge (Buachaille Etive Mhor). We had a fantastic day out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lovethehills74
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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Situated at the base of Ben Nevis in Fort William we offer and deliver high quality mountain guiding and instruction in a range of outdoor activities to families, friends, small groups and charity events. In summer we offer Ben Nevis walks, low level walks, abseiling, climbing, navigation training. In winter we offer guided mountains, 2,3,5 day winter skills courses, navigation training.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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31 Lochy Road | Inverlochy, Fort William PH33 6NW, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

i was on top of Ben Nevis with Dave in April 18. we went up via Ledge Route and down via Red Burn. original plan was to go down via CMD but due to strong winds, Dave changed the plan after an assessment on the...More

Thank hercumerc
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked Dave to guide us up Curved Ridge (Buachaille Etive Mhor). We had a fantastic day out (helped by great weather!). Dave instilled total confidence in his ability and skills, lots of interesting info about the area and ideas for future trips. Thoroughly recommended,...More

Thank lovethehills74
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Thanks Dave and Andrew for helping us achieve our ascent of Ben Nevis in the snow, safely and at short notice, and for kitting out 5 of us with winter gear. Communication was excellent and your advice meant we could relax and enjoy what was...More

Thank Gavin C
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Could not thank Dave enough for his fantastic guiding experience in getting our party up (and down!) Ben Nevis at the end of March in snowy conditions. From the booking process, to being collected on the day and kitted out with the correct equipment, to...More

Thank lockettman
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

David is a great guide! I had one day available to climb Ben Nevis in December. Unfortunately the weather was not helping with rain and very strong wind. David still managed to offer a nice climbing experience on the Ledge route and down through Gully...More

Thank ideweijer
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

My wife and I went into the store purely to browse however, ended up buying with a return visit a day later. We made purchases on both days! The products are of high quality and the staff so helpful and knowledgeable on their products. There...More

Thank Robert A
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Our guide David was immense. He was a great person to have with my partner and I. He is clearly very experienced and knowledgable of the route of Ben Nevis. He showed great patience throughout and was very keen to offer advice at certain parts...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Decided on a guide for our ascent of Nevis as a precaution more than anything. The Mountain Path is pretty clear for the whole trek, but being October, was concerned about the weather getting a bit dicey towards the top. Booking with The Highland Mountain...More

Thank DaveHedgehog79
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

The highlight of my holiday to Scotland and probably one of the best things I've ever done. I felt safe the whole time and comfortable with David who is a very capable guide. David offered to take some snaps of me climbing along the way...More

Thank sasha849
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We booked Dave Buckett from The Highland Mountain Company to guide 4 of us up the North Face of Ben Nevis last weekend and glad we did. He picked us up from our local Hotel and took us to the base of Ben Nevis and...More

Thank Stephen W
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