Scotland has magnificent mountains around every corner and the biggest mountains in the UK. At Adventure First we deliver courses in all aspects of hill walking, mountaineering and rock climbing throughout the Scottish highlands and the UK. Whether you are new to hill walking and would like to venture out and learn new skills, or are an experienced and seasoned mountaineer looking to enhance your skills or tackle something a bit harder such as the Inaccessible Pinnacle and the Cuillin Ridge, then we can organise it for you.


Your mountain adventure!

We run courses in navigation, hill skills, scrambling and private guiding. All of our hill and mountain courses are delivered by highly experienced and qualified guides to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Guided Cuillin Ridge Traverse
Inaccessible pinacle, Skye


Navigation course:

We run a variety of navigation courses from beginners through to experienced walkers. For more info click here

Introduction to Mountaineering:

For more information and course dates please click here

Mountaineering Cairngorms

Improvers mountaineering:

This course is aimed at experienced experienced walkers / mountaineers looking to take things to the next level . This is a bespoke course so please contact us for further information

Scrambling courses:

We run scrambling courses across Scotland throughout the year taking in some of the classic scrambles of the UK. For more info click here.

Inaccessible pinacle, Skye
Inaccessible pinacle, Skye

Private Guiding:

If you would like an experienced guide to lead you safely on a route that you have been looking at for a while, then we can organise this for you. Private guiding is also the most effective way to learn about mountaineering, scrambling and climbing as you will have the day/ weekend / week designed and delivered specifically to your aspirations and skills.

Private Guiding – £180 per day for the first person and £15 per extra person for up to 3 people.

Larger groups would be eligible for group rates of £65 per person per day.