Classic West Coast Ridges

  • Location Scotland
  • Duration 5 days
  • Price £510.00 per person
  • Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bucket list
  • Microadventure

Adventure 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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Adventure Details

Day 1

Start time 09:00

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!

End time 17:00

Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


What's included

  • Guide Fully guided
  • 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 to bring

  • 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


Strict - Cancel up to 31 days before your adventure to recieve a 75% refund

Cancelling less than 30 days before results in no refund.

Refund excludes processing fees. Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

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Starting point:

Glencoe, Ballachulish PH49, UK

Adventure leader

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water