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West Coast Mountain Guides

2 Montrose Mansions, Fort William PH33 7JQ, Scotland
+44 7799 863068
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Climbing the Inaccessible Pinnacle, Isle of Skye

I was introduced to Steve Holmes, our guide, by a colleague who has been walking and climbing with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
York, United Kingdom
Great experience!!

West Coast Mountain Guides were excellent. Responsive communication to coordinate about the dates... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Phil T
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West Coast Mountain Guides are a leading mountain guiding/instruction company based on 25 years experience, throughout the UK and European Alps. They can provide any level of walking, mountaineering or climbing throughout the year. In particular Scotland and Ben Nevis are well known for winter snow and ice climbing. Glen Coe is close by and trips to the Isle of Skye are very popular. Bruce Poll now runs the company after taking ownership from Alan Kimber. Bruce has over twenty five years of outdoor experience on which to base his work and is a member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors and the International Federation of Mountain Guides.
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2 Montrose Mansions, Fort William PH33 7JQ, Scotland
+44 7799 863068
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was introduced to Steve Holmes, our guide, by a colleague who has been walking and climbing with Steve in Scotland before. As part of my list of things to do at 60, I set my sights on climbing Sgurr Dearg (the Inaccessible Pinnacle) with...More

Thank johnandgillramsden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

West Coast Mountain Guides were excellent. Responsive communication to coordinate about the dates and trip. My guide Dave was a real professional and great guide. He knew what he was doing and was able to adapt based off the weather conditions. All in all I...More

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a great day out in the mountains Steve is your man. Just makes everything look easy and good fun. We did pinnacle ridge on Skye, but the icing on the cake was Steve's local knowledge of the ridge, in particular climbing through...More

Thank 494jg2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our guide Steve (mahoosive baws of steel) was thoroughly proffesional and provided a wealth of experience and reassurance for our two days of adventure in the Cullin. Would definitely use West Coast Mountain Guides again and recommend to friends.

Thank John M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Hannah from West Coast was our guide for the day. She was meticulous in her preparations to ensure our safety and drove us to a rental location for more appropriate footwear given it was snowing at the top. Her instructions helped set expectations about what...More

Thank Suresh A
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Spent a fantastic couple of days private guiding with WCMG. Ken provided 2 days of excellent adventure perfectly suited to our aspirations, experience & fitness level. Having listened to our requirements Ken used his experience & local knowledge to create a couple of really satisfying...More

Thank andrewbrockwell
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Great service - recommended! Well organised trip and good communication. Our guide Tim created an excellent days winter climbing out of some challenging conditions on the Ben! Would definitely use again. Many thanks Ken!

Thank MCUK80
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I booked 2 days of private guiding (winter climbing) at the end of March. From making initial contact I was very impressed with all aspects of my booking. Ken was very prompt in his email responses and gave me all the up to date information...More

Thank rudedog2000
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We decided to treat ourselves to a private winter guided day in Scotland and booked for early March. We had emailed Ken with some potential routes beforehand but unfortunately the conditions had been particularly poor in early 2017 and these weren’t in condition. However, our...More

Thank roxykef
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Great experience doing my first "technical" mountain climb with Chris guiding. West Coast Mountain Guides organised it for me very quickly and were very helpful explaining kit that I needed etc given that I am a novice. Would climb with them again for sure

Thank tim r
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