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Classic West Coast Climbing

  • Location Scotland
  • Duration 4 days
  • Price from £500.00
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bucket list
  • Microadventure

Highlights

The west coast has some of the most inspiring & exciting terrain to be explored in Scotland, the areas of Ben Nevis, Glen Coe & Ardgour are all classic climbing regions of Scotland, on this climbing course, we will guide you up some of the best of the bunch in these areas. Your guide will choose the best climbs based on your experience and the conditions on the day.
Ascend some of the classic climbs on the west coast of Scotland

Coaching with movement to become more confident on easier climbs

Recap of core skills, tying in, belaying & movement techniques

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

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Details

Day 1

We meet and chat through the week ahead, and what people want to get from the five days. We then look at the weather forecast and chat through options. On the rock, we concentrate on solid core skills, tying in, belaying, handling traditional climbing equipment, movement and how to retreat if needed throughout the course.

Day 2

This is what you have come for - climbing some of the best easy climbs in the west coast of Scotland. As always the objectives and the training areas will be weather and conditions dependent. The training focus will be on improving your core skills in the rock climbing mountaineering environment. There will be a growing emphasis on your own ability to make decisions, whether it be about packing your bag, tying into anchors, where to stand on belays. Overall, you should expect to feel more confident and competent about mountain multi-pitch climbing and leave the course with more valuable experience under your belt. Some of the climbs could include:
> Agags Groove

> Tower Ridge

> Observatory Buttress - Ben Nevis

> Quiver Rib - Glen Coe

> January Jigsaw

Day 3

This is what you have come for - climbing some of the best easy climbs in the west coast of Scotland. As always the objectives and the training areas will be weather and conditions dependent. The training focus will be on improving your core skills in the rock climbing mountaineering environment. There will be a growing emphasis on your own ability to make decisions, whether it be about packing your bag, tying into anchors, where to stand on belays. Overall, you should expect to feel more confident and competent about mountain multi-pitch climbing and leave the course with more valuable experience under your belt. Some of the climbs could include:
> Agags Groove

> Tower Ridge

> Observatory Buttress - Ben Nevis

> Quiver Rib - Glen Coe

> January Jigsaw

Day 4

This is what you have come for - climbing some of the best easy climbs in the west coast of Scotland. As always the objectives and the training areas will be weather and conditions dependent. The training focus will be on improving your core skills in the rock climbing mountaineering environment. There will be a growing emphasis on your own ability to make decisions, whether it be about packing your bag, tying into anchors, where to stand on belays. Overall, you should expect to feel more confident and competent about mountain multi-pitch climbing and leave the course with more valuable experience under your belt. Some of the climbs could include:
> Agags Groove

> Tower Ridge

> Observatory Buttress - Ben Nevis

> Quiver Rib - Glen Coe

> January Jigsaw

Day 5

This is what you have come for - climbing some of the best easy climbs in the west coast of Scotland. As always the objectives and the training areas will be weather and conditions dependent. The training focus will be on improving your core skills in the rock climbing mountaineering environment. There will be a growing emphasis on your own ability to make decisions, whether it be about packing your bag, tying into anchors, where to stand on belays. Overall, you should expect to feel more confident and competent about mountain multi-pitch climbing and leave the course with more valuable experience under your belt. Some of the climbs could include:
> Agags Groove

> Tower Ridge

> Observatory Buttress - Ben Nevis

> Quiver Rib - Glen Coe

> January Jigsaw

Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

Not-provided Accommodation

Accommodation is not provided as standard but we will be happy to help arrange it for you. Please message us to arrange!

    What's included

  • Transportation On-course transport
  • Equipment
    Equipment supplied by SRW > Harness > Helmet > Ropes > Guidebooks > All climbing hardware > Group shelter > First Aid kit
  • Other Highly experienced & qualified Instructor

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
    A pair comfortable, waterproof walking boots or shoes > Quality, breathable waterproof jacket and trousers. Gore-tex or similar
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Other
    Spare insulating layer Walking socks Walking trousers (synthetic materials; jeans or similar are not suitable) Water bottle or flask Rucksack 30-40 ltr Hat & waterproof gloves Lunch, plus a little spare food Sunglasses & sun cream (you just never know!) Waterproof case for phone i.e. zip-lock bag Personal medications

Cancellations

Custom Policy

  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund.
  • Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

Location

Starting point:

Glencoe, Ballachulish PH49, UK

Provider

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water is the experience provider for Classic West Coast Climbing