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Course Information

Course content details can be found on these pages.
Mountain Biking Courses
Mountaineering Courses
Canyoning Courses

Abacus Mountain Guides and Instructors are selected for their cutting edge skills and great enthusiasm for the Scottish hills. With great coaching we pass on our experience at the highest level. We will get you onto the routes you want to do and give you the skills you need in the place you need to use them!

The prices include all instruction and guiding, technical equipment and usually transport from Fort William. In addition to the guiding fee is your accommodation, personal accident and cancellation insurance, your personal equipment and packed lunch. Personal accident insurance is a free benefit of mebership of the MCofS. If you cancel your course less than four weeks before the start date you will receive a refund of 25% of the course fee paid by you less your deposit. We strongly recommend that you obtain suitable cancellation insurance for your course.

Equipment, Travel and Accommodation information can be found on these pages.
Equipment
Travel
Accommodation

If you would like us to arrange accommodation for you please let us know the dates and number of nights you need, how many people it is for and what type of accommodation you want. We can arrange your accommodation at the following rates -

  • Self-catering accommodation in a bunk house is 15 per person per night.
  • Bed and breakfast accommodation is 35 per person per night.
  • Hotel bed and breakfast accommodation is 50 per person per night.

For more information and advice on what type of course is most suited to you, the exact content of a course, the equipment you need or help in finding accommodation do not hesitate to get in touch. We would rather spend the time giving you all the information you need prior to any booking being made, rather than you arriving expecting something different to what we can provide.

Mountain sports are heavily influenced by the weather and your course structure may be dictated by the current conditions. The decisions made by your instructor will be based on what you have done in the past, what you want to do now, the weather and conditions on the day. Sometimes it is the weather that dictates where you go, other times you have the full choice and you can go anywhere you want.

Please download and complete the Booking Form form, write to 6 Hillview Drive, Corpach, Fort William, PH33 7LS, or e-mail mike@abacusmountaineering.com

The course will only be booked on receipt of a fully completed booking form and a deposit of 50 per person. The balance of your course is due four weeks before the start date. Personal accident insurance is recommended and is a free benefit of membership of the MCofS.

If you cancel your course more than four weeks before the start date you will receive no refund of deposit. If you cancel your course less than four weeks before the start date you will receive a refund of 25% of the course fee paid by you less your deposit. We strongly recommend that you obtain suitable cancellation insurance for your course.

By booking a course you are agreeing you are fit enough for the course and will abide by the safety instructions given to you; you recognise that climbing and mountaineering, mountain biking and canyoning are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement.

We are now able to accept payment by credit and debit cards online click here for details.

Download the printer friendly Booking Form here.

Further information on the area and on mountaineering in general can be found on the Links Page.