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From £175.00

Location: Glen Coe, Ben Nevis, West, Central & NW Highlands, Cairngorms, Skye

Duration: 1 day

Client to Instructor Ratio: 2:1 Max

-Guided Winter Climbing-

Our guiding services cover a wide range of iconic and classic Scottish climbing lines, catering to various skill levels. Whether you're a complete beginner or an experienced climber looking to scratch that Scottish winter itch, we can create the perfect trip or experience for you.

Itinerary

Before Your Course

Your EverydayClimbing instructor will be in touch one to two days before your course commences.  This pre-course contact serves to introduce your instructor, confirm meeting details, and provide insight into the expected weather conditions. Our instructor are readily available to address any queries you may have, ensuring you're well-prepared for your upcoming adventure.

Our Guiding Services

We have two decades of climbing and guiding experience and our fully qualified guides are devoted to introducing you to the finest 3-star climbing routes Scotland has to offer. Our commitment to your safety and success is unwavering, and we're always eager to explore your unique climbing objectives, whether they lead us to the Highlands, Islands, or any other region in Scotland.

Picture mountains that ascend directly from the sea, their ancient rock surfaces embellished with climbing routes. Internationally renowned gully lines, challenging technical mixed climbs, remote and intricate face climbs; All await you here, in the best location in the world for concluding your day with a warm fire and a glass of single malt.

EverydayClimbing's mission is to celebrate and share the riches and diversity of the Scottish winter mountains, with its awe-inspiring scenery, rich history, vast open spaces, clean fresh air, and the potential for solitude.

We offer instruction and guiding on nearly all of Scotland's iconic and classic winter climbing routes, ranging from the easy and accessible to the incredibly challenging and remote.

Your Scottish climbing adventure awaits!

We specialise in organising climbing, scrambling, or mountaineering guides for any route in the Scottish Highlands or islands. From the dramatic sea-stacks to the legendary Skye Cuillin, we've got your adventure covered. Feel free to drop us a line with your specific requirements, and we'll promptly respond to your inquiry.

Dates and Prices

Dates

Our winter course programme is available December to April and can be scheduled on any day that suits your plans. Reach out to discuss your specific requirements or contact us using the form below.

Prices

Our prices are comprehensive and cover the following:

  • Information and support prior to the course
  • An AMI accredited, insured, and fully qualified guide
  • Professional-grade climbing equipment for each participant
  • Mountain safety gear
  • Memorable photos of your adventure

One person - £300 per day 

Two people - £350 (£175 per person) per day

Is this for me?

Our courses are tailored to your preferences, your goals, and your level of experience. Our skilled instructors prioritise your safety, guiding you as we access the route, leading pitches, managing belay stances, and ensuring your protection during abseils or descents. We offer coaching and instruction based on your needs, assisting you in accessing and climbing your chosen route. Additionally, we can provide physical assistance during the most challenging sections if required. When you book, we'll engage with you to discuss your background and aspirations, ensuring that your chosen route aligns with your abilities. If necessary, we can suggest an appropriate route that provides the right level of challenge for you.

Kit list

Required

• 35-45l backpack

• B2/B3 Winter mountain boots (Can be rented locally)

• Gaiters

• Ski Goggles

• Water bottle or hot drink flask

• Food and spare food (min. 1000cals.)

• Head torch + spare batteries 

• Thick socks

• Waterproof jacket and trousers 

• Thin fleece or light insulated jacket

• Thick fleece or mid insulated jacket

• Thick insulated jacket

• Warm hat

• Buff

• 2-3x Pairs of winter gloves

• Hiking trousers/salopettes 

• Synthetic/merino base layers

• Personal medication

• Waterproof stuff sacks

Optional

• Walking poles

• OS maps of planned areas

• Waterproof map case

• Compass (silva type 4 recommended)

Provided

• Harness

• Climbing helmet

• 120cm sling and karabiner

• Belay device and karabiner

• C2/C3 crampons

• Pair of technical climbing axes

• Ice axe leashes

 

To guarantee your comfort and security throughout our activities, we strongly advise all participants to come prepared with the complete equipment listed. While our activities may proceed even if participants do not have the entire kit list, please be aware that EverydayClimbing and our instructors retain the right to modify the itinerary or conclude the activity early should the absence of essential equipment pose an elevated risk to the group, exceeding acceptable safety standards.

As part of our unwavering commitment to eliminating barriers to outdoor adventures, we offer a selection of equipment available for use by anyone, with no questions asked. Your safety and enjoyment are our top priorities. Just drop us a line to let us know what you require.