/ Scotland: Instructor / Guide recommendations
I don't really feel confident to just try and arrange something on here without any formal basic instruction so i'm after recommendations for a guide/ instructor to get me started. (I took this approach when i started trad climbing a few years ago and it has worked out really well)
I've done some winter walking in Scotland - and other places, as well as a winter skills course in Glen Coe which covered basic crampon and walking axe use, self arrest, avalanche awareness etc. I also climb most weekends down here in the south west, mainly trad.
I've got all the kit i would need and am keen to get out for a hard, cold weekend.
Any advise or recommendations most welcome!
Cheers in advance,
or try rich parker www.richparker-mountaintraining.com
Good selection of names here. Try to use a local operator based in the area fulltime of possible.
Massive recommendation for Jonathan Preston. Great guy, and exactly what I wanted in a guide. Taught us loads in the two days we hired him for, and nicely stated we were moderately competent already!
Oh he's based near Aviemore.
Thanks for taking the time to reply, after much research and a few emails ive got a trip organised for late Jan, cant wait!
Gunna tell the mrs tonight, can't wait for that either!
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