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Recommended partners and useful links

This is our list of recommended retailers, organisations, providers and local services. All used, abused and thoroughly recommended by us!

Outdoor equipment and retailers

Rab Clothing
UK based manufacturer and retailer of outdoor equipment and clothing.

Highest quality climbing gear, designed and made in N.Wales.

USA Ethical clothing and gear designer made for mountain use.

Blue Ice
Best rucksacks we've ever used. Designed and tested in Chamonix.

Scottish outdoor equipment retailer. Aviemore Store makes good cake. Offers a discount to our clients when we are present too. :)

Braemar mountain sports
Cairngorms based retailer. Great for local knowledge.

Outdoor organisations

Scottish Mountaineering club
Produces excellent climbing guides and promotes and supports Scottish climbing and mountaineering.

Climbers Club
A historic, national club that promotes and supports the needs climbers and mountaineers.

Association of Mountaineering Instructors
Promotes and ensures good practise among the professional mountaineering community.

Mountain Training
The major awarding body for outdoor qualifications in the UK.

The British Mountaineering Council
The BMC is the representative body of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers in the UK.

Mountaineering Scotland
The recognised representative organisation for Scottish hill walkers, climbers, mountaineers and ski-tourers.

Outdoor skills providers

Climb Cornwall
Climbing guide and outdoor skills provider based in SE Cornwall. Patient and dedicated instructor. Highly recommended.

Local tourist services

Aviemore Taxi
Cairngorm Cars- Reliable local taxi service


Tom McNally
Award winning Lake District based action photography.

Mountain Man BASE
A collective of friends that pioneer new BASE jumps in the UK mountains.

Tim Howell BASE
Inspirational BASE jumping friend, dedicated to pushing the envelope at home and abroad.

Paula the creative wayfarer
Inspiring artist and traveller.

Specialist offshore wind farm cable mapping services.