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West Coast Mountain Guides are a Fort William based leading mountain guiding/instruction company, founded in 1989, with experience throughout the UK and overseas. They can provide any level of walking, mountaineering or climbing throughout the year...more
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2 Montrose Mansions | Corpach, Fort William PH33 7JQ, Scotland
All reviews winter mountaineering nan pinnacle ridge great company scottish winter black cuillin ben nevis will definitely be back for more great days mountain guide felt safe at all times initial contact ice climbing mont blanc local knowledge unforgettable experience comfort zone
Having pre-booked West Coast Mountain Guides a week before, the weather wasn't looking great for ice climbing, but never the less we managed to grab the classic Tower Ridge as one of the first groups up the route in a few days. We had a...More
My friend and I have just come back from Scotland having been guided along the ledge route and no4 gully of Ben nevis by Ken from west coast mountain guides and from now on no other will do, they are friendly, professional and make you...More
I have just spent three days being guided by Ken Applegate in the Southern Highlands and Ben Nevis area.
I was very impressed with the professional way in which the trip was both organised and carried out.
Communication from the start was excellent.
I had initial contact with Ken who was brilliant in dealing with my multiple emails and questions. I had inquired about the winter skills course. Ken sent on some good documentation outlining what is covered in the course and our requirements regarding equipment, clothing, level...More
Me and my friend recently just completed the introduction to winter climbing course with Ken and Ollie. I would thoroughly recommend this course to anyone looking to develop skills and learn a vast amount of new knowledge ranging from everything from climbing, rope work, equipment...More
Fantastic day out, great location and great guiding. Felt safe and also well challenged throughout.
All communication inngetting organized was clear and prompt with Ken.
Will definitely use again and recommend.
Myself and a friend have just completed a 5 day training course with Ken from West Coast Mountain Guides. We were both fairly new to winter climbing, and were looking for some teaching of the basics along with practical experience. Ken delivered exactly this, we...More
Having decided to take a guided ascent up Ben Nevis this January, West Coast Mountain Guides seemed like the best option and our experience proved why. Ken who heads the company, was great with his communication and the process of booking, whilst Sally, our guide...More
Many Thanks to West Coast Mountain Guides for the fab 3 days I had winter climbing. First day was on Dorsal Arete and I got the opportunity to develop my skills in setting up belays and various anchor points and learning from Konrad, the instructor...More
We had a fantastic 5 days in the mountains on the Winter Mountaineering course. Henry was an expert guide and taught us loads over the week. Everything was well planned and despite the harsh conditions we felt safe throughout. I would highly recommend to anyone...More