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Glencoe Classic Ridges

The Glencoe Classic Ridges are one of the most concentrated areas of mountaineering in Scotland, with each mountain route having a different feel.

Guided Glenoe walk
  • Route Length: From 200m - 4km

  • Grade 2 - V Diff                                  

  • Terrain: Rock ridge

  • Duration: 1 or 2 Days

  • Start/Finish: To Be Arraigned upon booking, location dependent


Experience of mountain walking, other scrambles desirable but not essential, a good head for heights and the ability to move over rocky terrain


What we offer

All our instructors are qualified and very experienced at leading people over technical terrain in the mountains.


Our instructors are very knowledgeable about the mountain environment, so the day can be easily split up with interesting chats, wildlife and great views along the way.

We pick the best route options for you to give an enjoyable time on the rock.

We supply all the technical equipment for the route.


Over the 2 days we will take you on the 2 routes that suit your ability and experience level.  Being progressive over the 2 days, or you can just pick the 2 routes that you have always wanted to do.


A good beginner level combination:

  • Zig Zags on day 1 and Lagangarbh buttress on day 2.


An intermediate combination:


An advanced combination:


The scrambles include:

  • Gear Aonach Zig Zags

  • Lagangarbh buttress, Grade 3, Buachaille Etive Mor.  A great introductory scramble near to the road.

  • North Buttress, Mod - 300m, Buachaille Etive Mor.  One of the most impressive routes up the front face of the mountain all the way to the summit.

  • Curved Ridge, Buachaille Etive Mor

  • Aonach Eagach

Guided Glencoe walk
Guided Glencoe walk
Guided Glencoe walk
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