“The summits are of bare and naked rock….tossed into a state of chaos which is quite inconceivable, and can only be adequately measured by its deadly effect on shoe leather” W Brown SMC Journal 1890's

The Cuillin ridge traverse is simply the best mountaineering route for shredding your footwear in the country! Its an amazing challenge for lovers of narrow ridges, massive exposure and exciting climbs.

You'll need a good combination of fitness and scrambling ability to complete two demanding days and an overnight bivouac on the ridge. We work with folk over a minimum of 3 days through the process of a traverse attempt, single day attempts are possible for the extremely fit though only when the conditions are perfect.

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What you need to know

  • Ability: Excellent fitness, outdoor rock climbing experience and the more previous scrambling experience the better!
  • Kit: You will need the usual hill walking kit. We have boots, helmets, harnesses and bivi gear available to borrow.
  • Location: The Cuillin ridge
  • Price: £210 for one person per day add £32 for each extra person. £50 per person for the overnight-minimum booking is 3 days

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