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Abacus Mountain Guides provide world class mountain adventures on the west coast of Scotland. With the highest qualifications in Mountaineering, Canyoning and Mountain Biking we deliver expert coaching and guiding in the mountains. Instruction and...more
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6 Hillview Drive, Corpach, Fort William PH33 7LS, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't recommend these guys enough, they clearly understand their customers' needs very well. A group of us from Green Retreats Ltd attempted the National Three Peaks Challenge and we booked a guide through Abacus for Ben Nevis. From start to finish Abacus were really...More

Thank Kezia F
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I did my training week with Abacus, thouroghly enjoyed that, so decided to go with them for my assessment, although I didn't expect to enjoy it as much! Mike, Kenny and Richard train and assess candidates in such a way that brings out the best...More

Thank john h
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Just got back from the walk to the summit of Ben Nevis with our tour guide Ella. It was an amazing day and Ella was an excellent guide for the walk. She made it a really fun day and an achievable walk. She was really...More

Thank Petrea-Anne
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

David and I met James from Abacus at the agreed meeting point by the Ben Nevis Inn. The weather wasn't great. There was a Marie Curie fundraiser climbing event ongoing at the same time. We were pre-warned we might not reach the summit because of...More

Thank emmao493
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Mike was an excellent guide. He was very knowledgable about the local area. The walk was at our pace and we thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish. Should we return to Glencoe we will definately use Abacus again.

Thank KAN13579
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We booked a private climb via the Mountain Track (Pony Track) up Ben Nevis. I'd read about how conditions can change quickly on the mountain, and it can be easy to lose the trail on top in the dense fog, so a guide was recommended....More

Thank haylaura
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Jamie, our guide, is also a geology student. He was able to tell us about Ben Nevis during our breaks. He kept our group together and safe during the trek. I'd definitely use Abacus Mountain Guides again. Sally (in the office) kept us informed of...More

Thank gasboy2018
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I'm not great at hiking and can be quite slow at times but the tour guide (Sally!) was amazing and very accomodating. She didn't try to rush us or anything. Definitely recommend this! PS. Ben Nevis can be a tough hike, so it was really...More

1  Thank AmalinaZ18
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This group walk was fantastic. I did it a couple of weeks ago and luckily the weather was great so views were fantastic.Sally our guide was lovely, very knowledgeable and had a great easy going and friendly manner which I liked. She took good care...More

4  Thank Christine S
Reviewed 23 June 2018

I had a pleasant walk up and down Ben Nevis with Dave. First time using a guide and had a pleasant experience, he took on board the fact that 2 days before I had done Goatfell on Arran and the previous day did a lot...More

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