Phil Stevens Guiding



Professional mountain guiding and mountaineering instruction

Whether you'd like to learn how to move safely and quickly through technical terrain, want guiding along a long complex adventure like the Skye Cuillin, or need some coaching to break into the next climbing grade, Phil Stevens Guiding can help you achieve your goals in the mountains.
As an aspirant British Mountain Guide and an MCI, I offer bespoke private guiding and instruction with objectives and content tailored to meet your needs. After all, everyone's different. If you'd like to talk more about your aspirations or make a booking, please get in touch.
Guiding in the Black Cuillin

Phil Stevens

Mountaineering Instructor and Aspirant British Mountain Guide

I’m a professional mountaineer, now based in Tromsø, Arctic Norway. I've also got strong ties near Oban in the West Highlands of Scotland. I've been a Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor for over a decade, and am an Aspirant IFMGA mountain guide through the British Mountain Guides scheme. Arctic Norway, the UK, the European Alps and Antarctica are the places I know best, but I'm always learning and exploring.
Phil Stevens Guiding is about finding clients who would like to build a longer-term, highly personalised guiding relationship. I believe you get a better guided experience when you choose a guide who knows what you've done, what you are capable of, and what inspires you in the mountains. Planning on just one day with me? No problem at all, you're very welcome - but I hope I can give you a mountain experience that makes you want to come back for more!

Adventures in the Mountains

Take a look at some of what I can offer from my base on the West Coast of Scotland. Watch this space for more international options, coming soon.
This year, travel is still something of a sticking point. I'm intending to be in Norway until July, when I will relocate to the European Alps for the summer. Feel free to contact me for more information about options, or to talk about making a booking.

Cuillin Ridge Traverse

Often underestimated, seldom outclassed - one of the finest mountaineering challenges anywhere

Diamond Face Route, Old Man of Stoer

North West Sea Stacks

Vertical journeys packed with adventure - technical climbing, exciting abseils and massive exposure

Aonach Eagach, Glencoe

Scrambling in Glencoe

Discover the joy of moving fast over technical terrain on classic easy routes like Curved Ridge

West Chimney, Sgurr nan Gillean

Simple Ropework for Mountaineers

Rope faff a problem? Learn to add safety using the rope, without sacrificing valuable time

Inaccessible Pinnacle, Sgurr Dearg

Skye Munros

First-class exposed mountain scrambling, and of course, the famous Inaccessible Pinnacle

Ardverikie Wall, Binnein Shuas

Learn to Lead

Transfer your indoor climbing skills onto real rock and learn how to trad climb

Professional mountain guiding and instruction

Rock climbing, scrambling, winter mountaineering, ski touring, ice climbing...
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