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Classic West Coast Scrambling

  • Location Scotland
  • Price from £500.00
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bucket list


This course designed for people who wish to be guided along some of the classic ridges on the West Coast of Scotland! We tackle some of the best scrambling on offer in Glen Coe & Ben Nevis; if conditions allow we will tackle classics such as Tower Ridge, Aonach Eagach & Curved Ridge, giving you memories that will stay with you for the rest of your life!
Traverse the most famous ridge in main land Scotland

Coaching with movement to become more confident on scrambling terrain

Breathtaking views across Glen Coe

Have a relaxing refreshment in the famous Clachaig Inn

Day 1

Ledge Route - Ben Nevis
Today we meet chat through the week with the forecast and plan ahead accordingly. We then head off up towards The North Face of the Ben looking to ease us into the week by tackling ledge route which has some easier scrambling with stunning views across the north face.

Day 2

Lagan Garbh - Buachaille Etive Mor
Day two we hope to head into Glen Coe to tackle the impressive looking Lagan Garbh, with its rounded rough rock to start off with and weaving our way up the buttress which has a steeper finish but is short lived!

Day 3

Aonach Eagach
The ridge that everyone talks about and wants to do, well today we tackle it head on! It's a fair hike to Am Bodach before we get kitted up for the first little section of scrambling, we walk the next section before weaving our way to the pinnacles! An absolute classic!

Day 4

Curved Ridge - Buachaille Etive Mor

Back to the Buachille today to head up Curved Ridge, with the distinctly panoramic views across Rannoch Moor it's a jaw dropper. It's a little spicier today with a few steeper sections to negotiate, and it spits us out at the summit of Stob Dearg.

Day 5

Tower Ridge - Ben Nevis
Tower Ridge, regarded as one of the best scrambles in Scotland, and rightly so, we have saved this one till the last day for you to finish on a high! It has some of the best views of the North face, and it pops you out onto the summit of the Ben after negotiating in infamous tower gap.

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

  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

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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 > Climbing hardware > Group shelter > First Aid kit
  • Other Highly experienced & qualified guide

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
    A pair of stiff comfortable, waterproof walking boots > 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


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.




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