Climbing classic rock routes in West Coast Scotland

Ben Nevis, Glencoe and the West Coast of Scotland is a climber’s paradise, offering multi-pitch rock routes for all levels of climbers. Climbing on the North Face of Ben Nevis or in Glencoe is an unforgettable experience and the climbs are of Alpine proportion.


Dates and Cost
Dates April to October
Cost per day £185 for 1 person. Plus £20 per additional group member.


Important Information 
Maximum Number There will only ever be 2 participants to one guide to ensure you get the most out of your day.
Duration One day minimum to a maximum of four or five days.
Where are the courses based? Fort William
Pre requisites Reasonably fit and can walk for several hours. All under 18’s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Notes All ropes and technical climbing equipment will be provided.


More Detail

Multi-pitch climbing in the Scottish Mountains is an all-absorbing experience and gives you a true taste of the steeper rock faces to be found in Glencoe and on Ben Nevis. There are routes of all grades from mountaineering Diffs that be climbed in big boots to more technical steeper climbs that require those sticky rubber rock shoes. If you want to learn how to tackle a multi-pitch climb, be guided up a classic route or push your grade then there is no better place. You may ask about the “Scottish Weather” but with sunny sea cliffs, and the east easily accessible we can always be flexible with our chosen location to climb.

Adele’s top ten climbing venues on the West Coast of Scotland excluding off course the Isle of Skye have to be.

  • Agags Groove (VDiff) and January Jigsaw (S) Buchaille Etive Mor
  • South Ridge Direct (VS) and Sou Wester Slabs (VDiff) on the Rosa Pinnacle Isle of Arran
  • Tower Ridge(Diff) and Centurion(HVS)Ben Nevis
  • Ardverikie Wall (HS) Binnein Shuas
  • Pain Pillar (VS) Hawcraig Crag Aberdour
  • Spartan Slab (VS) and the Hammer (HVS) Etive Slabs
  • Leac Glas(HS), Ne er Day Corner (VS) and Gall (S); Apron Slabs Meall Meadhoin Ardnamurchan
  • Quiver Rib (Diff) and Arrow Route(VD) East Face of Aonach Dubh
  • Great Ridge (VD) Garbh Bheinn
  • Reiff Sea Cliffs (All grades)

Climb any of these and you will not be disappointed.


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