Great day on North Buttress, Buachaille Etive Mor

Every time I climb North Buttress on Buachaille Etive Mor, I’m reminded just how good it is and how sustained and adventurous the terrain is. The scrambling starts low down on the mountain, taking you up to a series of brilliant chimneys stacked on…

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Lovely autumnal day on Tower Ridge, Ben Nevis

Ken: Back on home turf today. I was out with Phil, who has been chomping at the bit to climb more classic mountaineering routes in Scotland since he was last up on Skye with me last year. The weather gods were on our side today and granted us a cool but…

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3 more Munros on the Cuillin Ridge, Skye


Today, Dave and I took our intrepid team to the southern end of the Black Cuillin where we reached the summits of Sgurr nan Eag, Sgurr Dubh Mor and Sgurr Alasdair, before descending the Great Stone Chute.

The weather was once again very kind to us, with dry…

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5 Skye Munros bagged, making up for yesterday!

Ken: Yesterday was supposed to see the start of our penultimate 4 day Skye Munros course of the season, but the weather had other ideas and so with torrential rain and howling winds, we decided to not even try. At least it gave us a bit of time to come…

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Welcome to the Team.


It’s great that despite the late start to the year there are newly certified Mountaineering and Climbing Instructors entering the profession and none more qualified to work on the Cuillin than Anna Wells.

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What a week on Skye!


Ken: Yesterday, myself and Mike, along with our team of budding mountaineers ticked off Sgurr a’Ghreadaidh and Sgurr a’Mhadaidh on the Cuillin Ridge to round up a successful four days, during which we summited all eleven Munros on the ridge.

The weather just about played ball,…

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9 out of 11 Cuillin Munros on Skye done, 2 to go!

Ken: This week, I’ve been running a Skye Munros Course, alongside fellow Mountaineering & Climbing Instructor, Josh. We’ve had to think on our feet to make the most of the mixed weather, but today, successfully tackled Sgurr Gillean, Am Basteir and…

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Clach Ghlas Bla Bheinn traverse.



Dave: I’ve just had a brilliant couple of days out with these guys, we were supposed to be doing a traverse but decided the weather wasn’t ideal, so we had 3 fantastic individual days.

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Pinnacle Ridge, Sgurr nan Gillean and Am Basteir

Ken: Despite the weather once again not quite playing ball, I was out newly weds Fiona and Peter who were keen for a bit of an adventure to build on their day on the In Pinn with Sam yesterday. We decided to go for one of the most involved and…

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Cuillin Munro Course – Please share this post


We have a had a last-minute cancelation from our 4 day course running next week, the 1st to the 4th.

This 4 day course is for hillwalkers looking to complete all 11 Munros along the Cuillin Ridge. Our guides know the Skye Cuillin extensively, and will…

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