Hill Walking, mountaineering and rock climbing courses in Glen Coe

Glen Coe

This glen of imposing beauty is steeped in history and surrounded by jagged peaks that will set your imagination alight. Crossing the great Rannoch Moor and approaching the Kings House Hotel, you can see the majestic shape of Buachaille Etive Mor rising into the sky and marking the southern gatepost to Glen Coe. An ascent of ‘The Buchaille’ offers you amazing panoramic vistas over an expanse of moorland larger than whole of the Lake District National Park, whilst classic routes like Curved Ridge and Crowberry Gully make it a great winter climbing venue and its Rannoch Wall offers superb rock climbing too.

Further west are the steep sided peaks of great mountains like Stob Coire Nan Lochan, Bidean nam Bian and the ridge of the Ballachulish Horseshoe, giving you more quality climbing,¬†exciting hill walking, airy scrambling and fine winter mountaineering. On the north side of the valley, lies the awesome Aonach Eagach, a 3 kilometre long ridge of rocky pinnacles that has been described as the finest mountain ridge outing on the Scottish mainland. It always succeeds in thrilling and inspiring you before you descend its steep western end to the open fire, fine ales and huge whisky selection of the Clachaig Inn…