guided adventures

If you have got the skills and now want to put them to good use in cool places, then these are the trips for you. They are all run at low ratios with small teams to maximise safety and choice in some of the most beautiful mountain environments we have had the pleasure of visiting. I have listed them in the order that we run them throughout the year, pick your season and come and join the adventure: 

winter adventures

Ice Climbing in Norway

Each February we head out to Rjukan in Norway and climb water ice for the week. We have been visiting every year since 2009 and there are plenty of reasons we keep going back. Roadside ice with short walk ins, reliable climbing conditions, a good value all inclusive hotel and of course some brilliant climbing. You can often climb as many pitches of ice in a day as you would in a week in the UK. Brilliant! 

Month: February 
Price: £750 per person
Previous Experience: Rock Climbing & Winter Skills
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Winter Mountaineering in Torridon

Torridon and the North West of Scotland offer some truly incredible days out in winter. The mountains seemingly rise straight up out of the sea and their great sweeping ridges are the stuff of dreams for all mountaineers. 

Month: February
Price: £750 per person
Ratio: 1:2
Length: 5 days
Previous Experience: Winter Mountaineering 
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Scottish Winter Mountaineering & Climbing 

Based out of Fort William this week is spent climbing the best winter routes around Ben Nevis and Glen Coe from grade 1 to grade 5 with classics including the Aonach Eagach, Tower Ridge, Curved Ridge and more. 

Month: March
Price: £750 per person
Ratio: 1:2
Previous Experience: Winter Skills or higher
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summer adventures

snowdonia mountaineering week

A week of doing the best mountaineering routes in Snowdonia from grade 1 to grade 3 with classics like the Snowdon Horseshoe, Bristly Ridge, Amphitheatre Buttress, The Cneifion Arete, Bilberry Terrace of Lliwedd, The Clogwyn Y Person Arete and many more. 

Month: April
Price: £675 per person
Ratio: 1:2
Previous Experience: Intro to Scrambling Course & Advanced Scrambling 
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Skye Scrambling

If you like scrambling then you will love Skye. Perhaps the most popular trip we run (it is often fully booked 12 months in advance) this is the Mecca of British Mountaineering. I have visited every year since I was 17 years old – it is simply ace! 

Month: May
Price: £675 per person
Ratio: 1:2
Previous Experience: Advanced Scrambling 

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Ben Nevis & Glencoe scrambling

This is a week long trip exploring the best scrambling in Glencoe and Lochaber. Over the five days we will team up at a 1:2 ratio to enjoy the best routes that the area has to offer. Classic objectives include the Ring of Steall, CMD Arete, Tower Ridge, Castle Ridge, The Aonach Eagach, Curved Ridge and much more. 

Month: June
Price: £675 per person
Ratio: 1:2
Previous Experience: Advanced Scrambling 

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swiss 3000m summits

This is a week of trekking in the Swiss Alps where we tick off some of the more accessible 3000m summits. This is one of our adventures where you don’t need a massive amount of previous experience and yet you can be amongst some of the worlds most stunning summits for the week. 

Month: August 
Price: £595 per person
Ratio: 1:4
Previous Experience: Summer hill walking 
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Torridon Scrambling Week

If you would like to take in some of the classic scrambles and summits of the North West of Scotland, then this Torridon Mountaineering course is the one for you. The mountains of the North West are unique, they rise up straight sided from the sea and offer some incredible ridge lines that we can enjoy – often completely to ourselves.

Month: September
Price: £675 per person
Ratio: 1:2
Previous Experience: Advanced Scrambling 
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Sierra Nevada, Spain

We round the year off with our trip to the Sierra Nevada in the autumn. This beautiful mountain range holds the highest peaks in mainland Spain and the autumn is a wonderful time of year to visit and enjoy warm (but not too hot) sunshine and quiet mountains. 

Month: October
Price: £595 per person
Ratio: 1:4
Previous Experience: Summer hill walking 
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Adventures with friends

Above – My first big walling trip took me to Brazil – climbing a new route on an 800m unclimbed wall – thankfully as a film maker with 4 of Britains best climbers.

Below – A solo on Ledge Route with a drone that went viral. 

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Climbing Aber Falls March 2018
Rockaineering with Huw in Switzerland
North Face of Grande Jorasses
Migot Spur, Aiguille de Chardonnet
Contamine Route, Pointe Lachenal
Rebuffat Route, Aiguille du Midi
Ski Touring 4000m peaks around Seas Fee
Three Years as LLMRT Chairman
Old Man of Stoer and Am Buachaille
Ski Touring from Refugio Benevelo

Ski Touring in the Silvretta

Arctic Ski Touring in the Lyngen Alps

Crib Goch, a dog and a quad – a steep dog walk production 🙂

Albinoni-Gabarrou Couloir and Pellissier Gully Pointe Lachenal
Three Months Route on Mont Blanc
Chamonix Ski Touring
Traverse of the Matterhorn
Aiguille Rouge and Valley Blanche
Boomers Requiem
Climbing trip to Lofoten with Bryn, Rich & Tim
Orion Face, Ben Nevis
Savage Slit, Cairngorms
First time climbing Cemetery Gates, Llanberis Pass
Llithrig on Cloggy
Waterslide Gully, Cwm Glas

Not strictly climbing but still an adventure! A regular client of mine, Simon, took over as the boss of the RAF Squadron in charge of the Hawks at Valley and I got a flight. The link above is the gallery and here is the blog post. 

Picos de Europa, Spain
2007 trip to Colorado and Utah - Rock & Ice Climbing