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Ice Factor

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Address: Leven Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4SF, Scotland
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+44 1855 831100
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09:00 - 19:00
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Tue - Thu 09:00 - 22:00
Fri - Mon 09:00 - 19:00
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A must visit for adventure seekers of all ages. World's biggest indoor ice...

A must visit for adventure seekers of all ages. World's biggest indoor ice climbing wall, Rock Climbing and New Aerial Adventure Course. Taster and skills classes every day.Free children's play area, cafe, cosy climbers bar/restaurant, sauna and steam room. 4 star activity centre, 5 times winner of top tourism award for tourism excellence

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It was an awesome expieriense for us.Esme Adfield was great kind fun very good instructor who made the expierianse even better!!!! Cheers from Greece!!!! Kosta and Styx!!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kostas Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was an awesome expieriense for us.Esme Adfield was great kind fun very good instructor who made the expierianse even better!!!! Cheers from Greece!!!! Kosta and Styx!!!!

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Kat_Dickson, Marketing Assistant at Ice Factor, responded to this review

Hey Kostas, Thanks for getting in touch. We are so thrilled to hear you had an awesome time snowboarding at our sister site, Snow Factor. We will be sure to pass on your kind comments to Esme, she will be pleased to know she helped make your experience a great one! We hope you'll visit us in Ice Factor too... More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on 2 days over Xmas, climbing facilities are great, staff really friendly and helpful. The icewall is a great you can take in your own gear and not have to book an instructor unlike at other UK facilities, the showers are the warmest and most powerful in the UK. Good food all day, only loses a micro point for... More 

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Kat_Dickson, Marketing Assistant at Ice Factor, responded to this review

Hi jammy, Thanks for your kind review and feedback - we really appreciate it. It's great to hear you enjoyed using our ice wall and that you think so highly of our showers! ha! We hope to see you back in the centre soon. Best, Kathleen More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time sampling ice climbing in the relative safety of the freezer here. There are two things worthy of note: 1) the cafe has an excellent selection of excellent cakes! I'm not sure what it is about hill walking, kayaking, climbing or any other outdoor pursuits that makes us want to restore burned calories with interest and... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited December 2016 for the very first time and we booked a taster ice climbing session for our two adult sons - they had a fantastic climb. The staff were very helpful, professional and kind. We watched from the cafe. I would highly recommend a visit to anyone regardless of the weather.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

A group of work colleagues and I did the introductory lesson on the ice wall, and then on to the high ropes course outside. I have to say both were very challenging, in particular the high ropes - turns out I'm far more nervous of heights than I had thought! We were well looked after by our guide Anne Rebecca... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

12 year old son has a taster, he was a little uneasy about heights. However the instructor Mark was amazing and my son loved it, we are already planning on going back and my son cant wait. Brilliant experience and wee 3 year old had a soft play area to keep her happy to. Plus a lovely coffee for me.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Decided last minute to give ice climbing a go as the weather for anything else was terrible. Booked a 1 hour taster for ice climbing- absolutely excellent. Had a instructor called Mike who was top class, patient and enthusiastic , really nice coaching manner. I'm a sports coach in other disciplines and thought he and the facilities were excellent.

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Kat_Dickson, Marketing Assistant at Ice Factor, responded to this review

Hey Chrisclarke1984, Thanks for taking the time to review us. Its great to hear how much you enjoyed your ice climbing session and our facilities- a different way too send a wet afternoon! We will pass on your kind comments to Mike. We hope to see you back on the ice soon. Best, Kathleen More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This taster ice climbing session was a charity auction prize and we decided to give it a go even though it was a 4hr round trip to get there. We are so glad we did as it was a great session and a real adrenaline buzz. Early worries about fitness levels were soon eased by top tips on technique by... More 

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Kat_Dickson, Marketing Assistant at Ice Factor, responded to this review

Hello Rob, Thanks for taking the time to review us, it means a lot :). We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your taster session - what a thrilling prize to win! Mark will be pleased to know he helped make your experience a relaxed and fun one, we will be sure to pass on a thanks... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I pre-booked climbing wall and ice climbing sessions of an hour each with a break for lunch in between. My instructor was Rachel who was very good at explaining and demonstrating use of the wall and facilities, tying in, safe belaying etc. (Thanks also to Rebecca-Louise for leader belaying practice) On the ice wall, after some basic revision, Rachel gave... More 

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Kat_Dickson, Marketing Assistant at Ice Factor, responded to this review

Hello Trevor Thank your for taking the time to leave your kind review, it means a lot. We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed both your ice climbing and climbing wall sessions with Rachel during your recent visit to Ice Factor. We will pass on a thanks to Rachel on your behalf, she will be happy to... More 

Enfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Whilst visiting Scotland to Climb Ben Nevis with my 11 year old son, I thought it would be a great surprise to take him for an Ice Climbing taster session, which I had kept a surprise until we walked into the reception at The Ice Factor. His face lit up when he found out and saw what he was about... More 

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Kat_Dickson, Marketing Assistant at Ice Factor, responded to this review

Hi Robin, Thanks so much for your kind review - we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear how much your son enjoyed his Ice climbing session and how much he progressed during the hour - what a great surprise! Mike will also be glad to hear that he was able to help make the session a fun... More 

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