All of Alba Ascents guides are qualified and insured to take over 18's into the mountains of the UK, under 18's must be accompanied by a carer for safety reasons.
We provide safe and quality experiences in the mountains all over Scotland, we aim to keep these experiences fun and educational, so you leave with a greater appreciation of the outdoors.
The amount of people a single guide can take out will depend on the difficulty of the route, for instance the Ben Nevis mountain path has a maximum number of 10 people per guide, whereas the CMD Arete has a maximum of 6 people, please get in touch if you have any questions.
Private Summer guiding
One person - £120.
Two people - £70 each, £140.
Three people - £53.33 each, £160.
Four people - £45 each, £180.
Five people - £40 each, £200.
Six - Ten people flat rate - £220
(10 people on an appropriate route, £22 each)
Your choices are not limited to just these areas, If you know a route you would like to do then please visit the booking page. If you are not sure of a route but know the area then we would be happy to help you find a suitable route.
Our prices are set at a flat rate throughout Scotland, meaning that whether you are going to Skye or Ben Nevis you pay the same.
We can also facilitate walking, scrambling and climbing trips in summer and winter conditions upon request, please contact us at
We also offer a option to summit Ben Nevis as part of a mixed group, at £40 per single person on their own. Discounts available for multiple bookings in a mixed group.