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Classic West Coast Ridges

  • Location Scotland
  • Duration 4 days
  • Price from £510.00
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bucket list
  • Microadventure

Highlights

Classic West Coast Ridges, that's what we aim to provide with this Winter Mountaineering package is for people who would like to be guided up and along some classic ridges on the West Coast. If conditions allow we could tackle the classics such as Dorsel Arete, the infamous Aonach Eagach and Tower Ridge but to name a few! A truly unforgettable experience!
Any technical equipment, crampons, ice axe, harness & helmet is included
in the price

Effectively planning your days in the mountains, using weather and avalanche forecasts

Recap of core winter skills, such as using the ice axe and crampons for approaching climbs

Route finding; interpreting the guide book and while on the route

Coaching to develop movement over 'scrambling' type terrain

Avalanche awareness/avoidance and its implications for safe route choice

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

  • Corporates

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Details

Day 1

Glen Coe
Day one will be focused around movement skills en route to our first route, possibly Dorsel Arete

Day 2

Glen Coe
For the next few days we can use Glen Coe, The infamous Aonach Eagach would be a great day and a big tick for most people.

Day 3

Glen Coe
Today we could stay in Glen Coe and head up Great Gully.

Day 4

Ben Nevis
If things are going well and we have good conditions we can head up Tower Ridge.

Day 5

Ben Nevis
Today we can finish on Castle Ridge on The Ben which would top off a pretty epic week if the weather plays ball!

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 > Crampons > Ice axe > Harness > Helmet > Ropes > Any climbing hardware i.e. slings, carabiners, wires etc > Shovels > Group shelter > First Aid kit > Photos from your course​
  • Other Highly experienced & qualified guide

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing B2-B3 style boots, Winter walking socks
  • Waterproofs Quality waterproofs i.e. Gore-tex or similar, Hat, waterproof gloves plus spares x 2 minimum
  • Food
  • Drink Warm drink
  • Other Rucksack 30-40ltr
    'Belay' type jacket Wicking base layers, top & bottoms Goggles, double clear lens recommended Head torch, plus spare batteries Balaclava and neck gaiter

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 Ridges