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Rich Mountain Experiences

48 Foyers Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4RU, Scotland
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Charity Climb for Leukaemia Research (at The Manchester Royal Infirmary)  - Ben Nevis 3rd May 2018

I am a patient at The Manchester Royal Infirmary. I have Leukaemia though in remission following... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rppotter
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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Superb winter skills guide

I had a completely unforgettable 2-day winter skills course provided by Rich. He is an excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
h0rr0x
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London, United Kingdom
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EXCITING ADVENTURES IN SCOTLAND OPEN TO EVERYONE...We are nestled in the middle of the West Highlands with Glencoe, Mamores and Ben Nevis, all very close. We can organise a special journey through some wonderful scenery, a gentle half day walk suitable for families into hidden valleys, or teach you any of the skills required to travel through the mountains in safety. Learn to Navigate in adverse weather, Winter Walking Skills, gain some amazing viewing points for that stunning photograph, or even attempt that climb you have always wanted to do...you will be surprised at what you can achieve. We now have a Guest Room for 2 available at £20pppn. Please enquire as often available at short notice.
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48 Foyers Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4RU, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a patient at The Manchester Royal Infirmary. I have Leukaemia though in remission following chemotherapy in 2014. I decided last year I wanted to "give something back" and to organise a charity climb up Ben Nevis with family and friends. Sadly, I found...More

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Rich M, Owner at Rich Mountain Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rick. You are definitely on for The Solstice Event, just give us the nod when you are back on your feet, and we'll see you again, we are very much looking forward to it, this is your next challenge ;). Here's to a speedy...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a completely unforgettable 2-day winter skills course provided by Rich. He is an excellent and reassuring guide - good company while walking and a good teacher on the more technical bits. The first day was a trip up Stob Dubh, practicing skills like...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Great guiding in sometimes complete white out conditions and good experience overall all 33 munros from APRIL 15 To present day

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

An outstanding weekend climbing with Rich and Duncan. Saturday was learning all about snow belays, rock belays, rope skills and abseiling. The weather was fierce but it didn’t stop us learning loads. In fact training in those conditions felt more realistic. Sunday was about putting...More

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Rich M, Owner at Rich Mountain Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hiya. Thank you for the great comments, I'll make sure that D reads this. It's now up to you guys to practice, and enjoy your new found hobby... Good luck, stay safe, and see you again. All the very best from Rich

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

I had the pleasure of spending two days with Rich doing the Winter Skills Course in Kinlochleven, Scotland and had the most amazing time! We covered self belay, self arrest, step cutting, boot and crampon techniques, ledge kicking, digging, avalanche awareness, route selection, and the...More

Thank Gary H
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Rich M, Owner at Rich Mountain Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi Gary. A nice review, thank you. It seems like you got a lot from the weekend, hopefully you'll get to put it into practice, and see you again in the future, a star player :). All the very best, Rich

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Mirielle and I met up with Richard to complete the second part of our winter skills course which was rained off last year. We knew Richard from the year previous and we knew we would be in a safe pair of hands from the off....More

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Rich M, Owner at Rich Mountain Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi both. Thank you for the lovely words. rescheduling the day was the least I could do, especially as there wasn't much to go at last winter, even if we did have to camp very high to even get close to the snow... This time...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Had the pleasure of working with these guys a few weekends ago on a winter skills course. Great choice of venues and great laid back but informative delivery. Many thanks for a great few days.More

Thank phil R
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Rich M, Owner at Rich Mountain Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for coming along Phil, and thank you for the review. The approach to the subjects is relaxed to allow all participants a good chance to digest to information overload that can happen on these courses, and they are always more enjoyable because of...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Rich took me out for two days exploring mountains which suited my skill level and taught me key winter skills all whilst helping me capture some amazing photos. The thorough planning process Rich took, along with his unsurpassed local knowledge helped me achieve exactly what...More

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Rich M, Owner at Rich Mountain Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thanks Billy, and was great to have you along. Keep those Drones flying, and wish you a booming business in mountain footage for 2018 !!!

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Spent two days with Rich Mountain Experiences in the hills of Glencoe and The Mamores. Learned so much from this guy. The laughs throughout made the learning very easy. Thouroughly enjoyable and feeling a lot more confident in the hills in winter thanks to this...More

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Rich M, Owner at Rich Mountain Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Keep it jolly, drip feed the info, and all is much easier...You both made excellent students that were keen and interested, making the whole weekend a joy. Happy New Year for 2018

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I was lucky enough to make a very late booking with Rich who guided our group of 3 beginners with the information and equipment to reach the summit of Ben Nevis during the winter! Was a very challenging but rewarding experience with breathtaking views, good...More

Thank JoeIpsen95
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Rich M, Owner at Rich Mountain Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Joe. A real interesting day on Ben Nevis, and thank you to all 3 of you for helping "Break trail", most helpful...A good to be on the hill with hill fit folks :). All the very best for 2018!

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