Summer Mountain Adventure

NORTHWEST COAST ROCK ~ SCOTLAND

from £490pp

Duration 5 days - As a natural progression from our other summer trips this beginners rock climbing experience allows us to begin on the small local crags around Applecross and to progress towards the Torridon or Skye crags later in the week.

Trip Only Option

£490pp

-Qualified, local guiding and instruction
-All local transport throughout
-All specialist equipment: No hidden hire costs
- Note: Great option if you’re camping or have your own accommodation already or contact Applecross campsite and book one of the cabins below. Want a private or shared room at Applecross Hartfield Lodge hostel? Go to http://www.hartfieldhouse.org.uk/

Stay at the Applecross Campsite in cosy winter Wishbone Cabins or camp.

Full Inclusive Option

£880pp

-6 nights friendly, local guest house accommodation in Applecross
-All meals
-Qualified, local guiding and instruction
-All local transport throughout
-All specialist equipment: No hidden hire costs

Full Board inclusive of arrival & departure nights, Coal Mhor Guest House, Camusteel

Testimonials

"thanks for opening my eyes to the joys of outdoor rock climbing. Having spent years at the local climbing wall you have given me the confidence to take it outdoors. A great week full of fun, inspiration and superlative views. Thanks for your care and sharing of knowledge" John & Lesley Kerridge June 2014

"did this trip as mum, dad and teenager trio. What a perfect family holiday with some great role reversals as our son took responsibility for belaying and holding the parents ropes. Quality time in a beautiful place" Margaret Bailey Aug 2013

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Sea Cliff climbing on Skye at Floddigarry

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Corner crack climbing

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Fantastic steep sea cliff climbing

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High up on the mountain, roping up

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Intro session, lots of fun at the Applecross sea cliffs

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Multi Pitch leading, North Applecross

Trip Description

Based in Applecross initially we'll visit all the best spots in Wester Ross and the Isle of Skye enjoying a variety of mountain crag and sea cliff climbing.

There is a strong teaching element to the week allowing you to progress towards leading, if you wish, or just come along and enjoy the climbing. 

Learn all the important basics with us as we progress you towards ascents of some of the local classic multi-pitch climbs in Applecross and Skye such as The Cioch Nose and the Triple Buttress of Bein Eighe.

With diverse local geology and some of the most awe inspiring mountain routes in Scotland this is a must for adventure seekers. Grades up to severe.

As the client to instructor ratio is just 1:3 each programme will ultimately be tailored to suit the needs of the group at hand.

This allows a really flexible approach to the whole experience enabling everyone to achieve at their own level.

Everyone will  take something different each week  whether you're a keen hillwalker/scrambler wanting to be more adventurous, or an indoor wall climber keen to get outdoors, this is a week with something for every aspiration.

And we have a great base in Applecross. You can go the full hog and stay at the Caol Mhor guest house or take part in the trip by staying at the campsite or hostel on the trip only option.

Budget options to suit all with tall climbing tales at the Inn during the evenings

 

Typical Itinerary

Schedule

Sunday night meet
Monday to Friday climbing days
Friday leave after the day or depart Saturday morning

Instructor Ratio

1:3

Suitable For

Anyone with basic outdoor experience. Good fitness required. A trip designed for Complete climbing beginners.

2017 Dates

 May 22-26,     June 5-9,     July 3-8 , 10-14 , 17-21, 31 - 4 Aug ,    Aug 7-11 ,  21-15 ,    Sep 18-22  Oct 23-27

Note: other dates may be available with demand. Email first, before booking, to check space as above dates may already be full.

Private Guiding

If you don't want to join an open trip with other people, or have a family/friends group of your own, then private instruction and guiding will meet your goals. Pricing is per person and will depend upon activity, distance travelled, peak or low season. We can email you a quote. Simply let us know where, when, what and for how many people. 

Need a Transfer to get to us?

Add an airport pick up or return from Inverness — 2 hours from Applecross, £35 each way.

Add transfers to/from our nearest  rail station (Strathcarron on the Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh line) + £18 each way.

Please email to arrange transfers after booking and place a note in the booking form detailing your requirements.