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Abacus Mountain Guides provide world class mountain adventures on the west coast of Scotland. With the highest qualifications in Mountaineering, Canyoning and Mountain Biking we deliver expert coaching and guiding in the mountains. Instruction and...more
6 Hillview Drive, Corpach, Fort William PH33 7LS, Scotland
+44 1397 772466
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic experience and a great day out. Steve was great company and his local knowledge meant we had a great day.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 155ok
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went out with Guides Caspar and Neils to learn the skills to tackle easy winter climbs. They listened to what our objectives were and tailored the days very well to fit all the right elements in. Each member of our group gained confidence and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jafferton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sally was an excellent guide. Friendly, chatty and very knowledgeable of all things outdoors, she brought our group of solo hikers together well. Excellent winter ascent of Ben Nevis. I will certainly book with Abacus again and highly recommend the company.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MrsBurnsLovesChips
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mike is an excellent guide. I've climbed twice with him now, once last year on the Old Man of Hoy and this winter for some Scottish winter climbing. Mike is very competent, has excellent local knowledge and always manages to provide thoroughly enjoyable experience. He...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mountainloz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked Abacus Mountain Guides for a trek up Ben Nevis on 16/2/18. Sally our guide was well equipped and knew the mountain well. Made our trek safe and very enjoyable. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank V9544UCpaulc
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

I had an amazing time during 3 days climbing Ben Nevis, Aonach Mor and Buachaille in winter. Phil is a very friendly guide and a very good teacher. I'll highly recommend Abacus and will definitely come back for climbing harder routes.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jérôme P
Reviewed 24 January 2019

Our climb with Sally to the top of the Ben Nevis was a really great experience. With 50-60 mph winds forecast for the summit it was a tough day but the sunshine saved it all. Even though we didn't reach the top, the whole journey...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank elisavdk
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I can't recommend these guys enough, they clearly understand their customers' needs very well. A group of us from Green Retreats Ltd attempted the National Three Peaks Challenge and we booked a guide through Abacus for Ben Nevis. From start to finish Abacus were really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kezia F
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I did my training week with Abacus, thouroghly enjoyed that, so decided to go with them for my assessment, although I didn't expect to enjoy it as much! Mike, Kenny and Richard train and assess candidates in such a way that brings out the best...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank john h
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Just got back from the walk to the summit of Ben Nevis with our tour guide Ella. It was an amazing day and Ella was an excellent guide for the walk. She made it a really fun day and an achievable walk. She was really...More

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29 December 2018|
Response from MikePescod | Property representative |
Hi Kevin, yes, we can help you with this. We could spend a couple of days exploring Rum with a night in the hostel on the island. Or we could go to Skye and enjoy some walks in and around the Cuillin. These would be with a... More