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West Coast Mountain Guides

2 Montrose Mansions, Fort William PH33 7JQ, Scotland
+44 7799 863068
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A day on Skye with Steve Holmes of West Coast Mountain Guides

If you want a great day out in the mountains Steve is your man. Just makes everything look easy and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sherborne, United Kingdom
A dream come true

Our guide Steve (mahoosive baws of steel) was thoroughly proffesional and provided a wealth of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John M
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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 1 week 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

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Reviewed 1 week 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
Reviewed 21 March 2017

On two previous winter trips up Ben Nevis via the CMD route, I had marvelled at the majestic North Face and dreamt of fulfilling a route on it's flanks. This season, Ken at West Coast Mountain Guides helped me fulfil this dream by guiding me...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had a SUPERB 3 days with Steve from West Coast Mountain Guides up out of Fort William a couple of weeks ago. We met Steve early on Saturday morning ('we' being 3 men in our mid-30s with lots of outdoor but no mountaineering experience)...More

Thank apja2017
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