Adventure Awaits…

“We aim to inspire and empower our clients whilst supporting them as they move towards achieving their goals in the mountains.”

Lochaber Guides mission statement

Welcome to Lochaber Guides! Based in Fort William, The Outdoor Capital of the UK, we pride ourselves in offering our clients a unique and unforgettable experience in the Scottish Mountains.

Whether new to the mountains or experienced, we are here to help you fulfil your goals in a safe, friendly and professional way.


From Winter Skills Courses to Winter Mountaineering and Winter Climbing, head to the hills with us this Winter…

Ben Nevis

Tower Ridge, Ben Nevis, Tower idge Guide, Tower Ridge Mountain Guide

Climb the UK’s highest mountain with us! From walks on the Mountain Track and Carn Mor Dearg Arete, to climbs on Tower Ridge and more….

The best mountains require the best staff, and all of our Mountain Professionals are fully qualified, highly experienced and full of enthusiasm to spend time with our clients in the mountains.

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What to wear Winter Climbing?

Anybody can go to the mountains and suffer! The real key to having a fun day out is being able to stay as comfortable for as long as possible. Getting a system of layering and clothing to maximise your comfort is a fundamental part of going climbing in Winter. Even with modern materials, switching from…

About Us

Lochaber Guides is run by Dave Anderson.

He holds the WMCI, the UK’s highest qualification in Mountaineering Instruction.

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60 Castle Drive
Fort William
Scotland, UK

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