Rock Climbing / Mountaineering

Rock climbing / mountaineering
Rock climbing / mountaineering
Rock climbing / mountaineering
Rock climbing / mountaineering

Rock Climbing and Mountaineering CoursesAMI logo

Our rock courses are staffed by fully qualified and professional mountaineering instructors who will bring their wealth of experience to every course. By choosing to use an instructor you will benefit from this experience and local knowledge. Our courses will give you the opportunity to learn in an enthusiastic and intensive way to maximise your learning. As most of our courses run on a 1:2 ratio your instructor will ensure your course is tailored to you, and our local knowledge means you won’t end up wasting a day looking for a route!

If you’re not sure which course would be best suited to you, or you can’t see what you’re looking for please get in touch and we will build a custom course to your specific requirements

All costs include equipment and transport throughout the course, if you require accommodation please get in touch and we can point you in the right direction.

Frequently Asked Questions

Course Length:
All our courses are full days 7-8hrs, The first day will normally meet at our base in Dundee at 0830 (Skye courses will meet on the Island)

Equipment:
Our stores can provide all the required equipment from walking boots to Avalanche transceiver, we are happy and encourage you to use your own equipment so that you are familiar with what you will use in the future. Our comprehensive stores allows you to try out other options before committing to a purchase.

Travel:
All in course transport is included with the cost of the course. We also often provide pickups at no extra charge, for example on our Skye course we can offer a lift from Perth on the day before the course. If you are travelling into the area and would like a pick up please let us know at the time of booking.

Qualifications and Insurance:
All summer rock course are staffed by instructors who hold the Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor award (MCI). Winter courses will be staffed by instructors who hold the winter mountain leader (WML) or Winter Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor certificate (WMCI). All courses are fully insured.

How fit do you need to be:
All our courses are physical and you will get the most out of your course by having a good level of fitness, this is especially relevant on Skye and mountain day courses. Your instructor will adjust the course to you as an individual.

Bespoke Guiding

Mountaineering
1:1 £240
1:2 £250

Skye Guiding
1:1 £250
1:2 £270

Aonach Eagach traverse

The most challenging ridge on the mainland, the Aonach Eagach ridge in Glencoe is sure to give you an amazing day out.

Our experienced guide will take you across the full traverse, 'bagging' 2 Munro's in the process as you scramble along knife edge ridges, climb airy pinnacles and enjoy one of the best outings Scotland.

All these days are staffed by Mountaineering and Climbing Instructors, due to the committing nature of the route we run this day with a maximum of 2 clients to 1 guide. All climbing equipment is provided.

Ben Nevis via ledge route and the CMD arete

Climb Britain's Highest mountain by the infamous North Face, avoiding the crowds this route gives a sense of remoteness as you move through stunning scenery on your way to the summit.

All these days are staffed by Mountaineering and Climbing Instructors, due to the committing nature of the route we run this day with a maximum of 4 clients to 1 guide. All climbing equipment is provided.

Curved ridge in Glencoe

The classic mountaineering day out, Buachaille Etive Mór stands alone at the entrance to Glencoe and this route is the best way up. Working in a small team of 2 your experienced guide will lead you up through some amazing terrain.

This is a grade 3 scramble and as such will involve some easy rock climbing, all equipment is provided.

All these days are staffed by Mountaineering and Climbing Instructors, due to the committing nature of the route we run this day with a maximum of 2 clients to 1 guide. All climbing equipment is provided.

Contact Us

If you would like more information or to book a date of your choosing please complete an enquiry form or call Ancrum Outdoor Centre on 01382 435911.

Upcoming Courses

Rock Climb and Abseil Adventure (age 8-11yrs)

Age Group
8-11
Cost
£40.00
Dates
  • 05/08/2021 - 09:00-17:00