Scottish Summer Mountain Courses

Climbing and mountaineering in the Scotland is hard to beat. From soaring great ridges to classic road side rock climbing; join us for a mountain adventure to remember.

When it comes to mountaineering, Scotland is the jewel of the UK. Here we have so many interesting and varying routes to iconic mountains tops we are almost spoilt for choice! Below is simply a sample of what West Coast Mountain Guides can offer you, picking three classic mountain challenges to suit different levels of aspirations. Out-with these adventures we accept the challenge to create your bespoke adventure – get in touch to make yours happen!

All of our guides and instructors that work on our Scottish summer courses have excellent local knowledge accumulated over many years of personal climbing and walking in the mountains. Their aim is to make the most of each day and the prevailing weather conditions meaning participants will gain useful insights on how to plan your day and get the best out of it.

SCOTTISH SUMMER SKILLS, MOUNTAINEERING & CLIMBING COURSES

Customer Reviews

  • 5 star rating Great day out on Inn Pinn Great day out with Dave on the Inn Pinn, with another summit thrown in too. Good communication and organisation from the start. Dave had an easy going and reassuring manner which made for an enjoyable experience. Would use WCMG again.

    352nialla 27 Oct 2021

    5 star rating Skye's Cuillin Ridge Dave, our guide, was friendly, knowledgeable and encouraging. My wife and I had a fantastic couple of days with him scrambling on Skye’s Cuillin Ridge. It has opened up a whole new set of possibilities for us. We are already planning our next expedition with West Coast Mountain Guides.

    205kumarv 27 Oct 2021

    5 star rating Definitely recommend Brilliant time in skye with 2 west coast guides . Gained loads of experience and knowledge for our first time outdoor climbing

    Jim C 26 Oct 2021
  • 5 star rating The Accessible Pinnacle We travelled to Sgorr Dearg as a party of eight which required two guides. Ken Applegate, and Dave (apologies Dave I never did get your 2nd name) were the two assigned to the task. They were informative and reassuring during the first half of the climb and scramble to the summit of the pinnacle. They kept the atmosphere lighthearted whilst making us aware that we were ultimately responsible for our... read more

    johnrodigan 20 Oct 2021

    5 star rating Unbelievable Ken and Dave were absolutely class, good vibes the whole time and got us up and down the Inn Pinn na bor. Would seriously recommend them as they had great advice and made the whole day a lot better! 10/10 Will definitely be using West Coast Mountain Guides again!!

    DaddySeanHH 20 Oct 2021

    5 star rating Ascent of the In Pin Ken and Dave made the inaccessible pinnacle very accessible. Myself and my 7 friends all managed to summit the In Pin and had a great (and slightly terrifying) time doing so.
    I'd highly recommend West Coast Mountain Guides to anyone considering an ascent of the In Pin. They were informative, entertaining and made the whole experience safe and enjoyable.
    For the amount of satisfaction and thrill we received in summiting,...
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    922kerrm 20 Oct 2021
  • 5 star rating Great experience I would like to thank west coast mountain guides for a fantastic 4 days on skye even with the horrendous weather conditions.
    Mark, Mike and Sam were great. They were very patient and friendly and there knowledge was 1st class. I definitely would not have managed without them.
    Would also like to thank Sam and Mike who took time out of there free time to show 3 of us...
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    FrequentFlier242166 09 Oct 2021
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    5 star rating Great experience I would like to thank west coast mountain guides for a fantastic 4 days on skye even with the horrendous weather conditions.
    Mark, Mike and Sam were great. They were very patient and friendly and there knowledge was 1st class. I definitely would not have managed without them.
    Would also like to thank Sam and Mike who took time out of there free time to show 3 of us...
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    FrequentFlier242166 08 Oct 2021
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    5 star rating Cuillin Munro Course Had a cracking week with WCMG , climbing the Cuillin Ridge Munro's.
    From start to finish the organisation was first class , from the booking process to the last day back at the cars.
    The ratio is one guide to three people , to attempt all 12 peaks on the ridge in four days . The guides were reassuring , informative , knowledgeable, friendly and very helpful . This all combined...
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    pedge 08 Oct 2021
  • 5 star rating Tower ridge Ben nevis I cannot recommend West Coast mountain guides enough. Ken took me a complete climbing novice up Tower ridge on Ben nevis in rain and snow. I felt safe at all times and with excellent guidance and leadership from Ken I completed the climb leaving me thrilled with the experience and keen to do more. Richard from Leicester

    I9064QRrichardh 01 Oct 2021

    5 star rating Cool week on the Cuillins Had an excellent week on the Cuillins with West Coast Mountain Guides. Felt totally relaxed and confident the whole time and felt that the right decisions and correct adjustments to plans were made when needed.

    M7329BLrachels 29 Sep 2021

    5 star rating Accent of the Inn Pinn Absolutely faultless from initial booking to completing the walk with everything going smoothly
    This was my first time using WCMG , and I'd certainly use their services again , defiantly booking again very soon once I've chosen what to do next
    10/10

    Donald M 29 Sep 2021

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