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The Highland Mountain Company

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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...more
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31 Lochy Road | Inverlochy, Fort William PH33 6NW, Scotland
+44 1397 701363
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All reviews booking process climbing experience lost valley showed great wealth of local knowledge complete confidence ben nevis walk great guide weather conditions steall falls dave footholds monty traverse ascent route introduction
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

I was determined to walk to the top of Ben Nevis.. regardless of the weather which was not brilliant on the day. Dave had lined me up with Hannah - who was a wonderful, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide who encouraged and supported me all the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Helen B
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

I am so lucky that there was a last minute booking for a day trip to the Lost Valley. Dave Buckett is a fantastic guide. I’m not an experienced hiker or particularly fit. Beforehand, Dave gave great advice on how to pack a light bag...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Emily212Wilton
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We had originally planned to do the Ledge Route to the summit of Ben Nevis, but due to weather conditions we altered these plans. Our guide, Dave, had tremendous expert knowledge of the area and we were still able to make a really great day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Erin W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I went to the Lost Valley in Glencoe with David Buckett and had an excellent time despite horrible weather! I couldn't have had a better guide! Dave has a wealth of local knowledge, he pointed out historical and geological landmarks and was very helpful and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank schottin87
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

My guide to climb Ben Nevis was Alastair. He is an absolute gentleman. Full of knowledge. Took good care of me. Kept pointing out where we were. Could not have had a better guide.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

We did Ben Nevis as a company fund raising activity with two guides from the Highland Mountain Company (Andy and Hannah). They were absolutely brilliant, advising when to stop, rest and eat and keeping everyone going. We all had an excellent time and they were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jennie R
Reviewed 8 September 2018

To complete this traverse has been a long-held ambition and one I knew would push the limits of my ability and stamina. I came to Skye with a more experienced friend and we joined Dave Bucket at Sligachan, driving round to Glen Brittle to begin...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Thanks to the weather gods and the excellent guide of the Highland Mountain Company we have had a wonderful time on the slopes and summit of Ben Nevis.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 310Henk
Reviewed 2 September 2018

My climbing partner and I have climbed in UK and the Alps. From the outset I was delighted by the quick and informative response to my inquiry from the company. We were guided by Casper who was brilliant. Very professional and knew the route in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank john1melrose
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Four of us were expertly and professionally taken along the Aonach Eagach Ridge in Glencoe by Dave. The ascent was steep, but he took it at a steady pace. He showed great patience during the scrambling sections on the ridge which we appreciated. There was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Morag S
David B, Owner at The Highland Mountain Company, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thanks for the review guys, hope to see you in the hills again.

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