Welcome to Moran Mountain Mountaineering
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Welcome to Moran Mountain Mountaineering.
We are one of Britain's most experienced guiding businesses, established
in 1985, offering mountaineering courses, holidays and expeditions
in the north-west of Scotland, Norway,
the Swiss Alps and the Himalayas.
The company is directed by Moran Mountain, a British and international IFMGA Mountain Guide. Professional
organisation, personal service, qualified instructional staffing and
an adventurous spirit are the key ingredients of our success. Browse
our pages and follow a ladder of ambition from beginner to expert
level then join us to discover the sheer thrill and lasting pleasure
The Old Man of Hoy
Max Group Size: 4
most famous sea stacks in a 6-day itinerary - The Old Man of
Stoer, Am Buachaille and The Old Man of Hoy. Tidal access, tyrolean
traverses, abseil descents, a wealth of seabird life and even
the occasional swim make for an adventurous week in the incomparable
coastal scenery of Sutherland and Orkney.
clients must be able to second at VS/HVS standard and swim 20
metres, all specialist rope techniques will be taught during
£570 including Guiding, Transport, Meals, Accommodation.
A wide-ranging week of climbing on Scotland's finest crags - Glencoe,
Ben Nevis, Shelter Stone and Creag an Dubh Loch in the Cairngorms, Skye
Cuillin and Seacliffs. The itinerary will be flexible according to the
weather with transport and accommodation arranged and provided wherever
we go. Climbs between VS and E2 will be attempted according to the abilities
and experience of the team members. As well as climbing with expert guides
there will be also opportunities for members to lead through on some routes
and to learn self-rescue, hoisting and prusiking techniques.
MAX GROUP SIZE: 3 per guide
PRICE incl. of 6 days guiding, all transport, accommodation and meals,
and VAT £525
summer Rock climbing courses are organised in the attractive and traditional
village of Evolène in the Val d'Hérens which lies in the
centre of the Swiss Pennine Alps.
The mighty Dent Blanche (4,357 m) towers above the village and the famous
Matterhorn is only 25 km distant. As well as great local trekking on the
Arolla ranges we can get to most of the great mountain centres within
a 3 hours drive - Zermatt, Chamonix, Saas Fee, Zinal and Grindelwald are
all within our compass. Evolène is an ideal base for beginner and
achievements on past expeditions have included:-
route pioneered on South Face of 6309m Nanda Ghunti in Spring 2001;
seven members make the summit See our Expedition
page for full details
ascent of the magnificent West Ridge of 6596m Nilkanth, a virgin 5919m
summit and a new pass on our Spring 2000 expedition
success on the trekking peak of Bauljuri (5,922 m) (10 clients in
1993 and 7 in 1997)
out of 10 clients reach the summit of 6387m Kalanag on our 1999 Bandarpunch
the first ascent of the South Face of Nanda Kot (6,861 m) in 1995
- a major pioneering effort
the 3rd ascent (and first in alpine-style) of the pin-sharp Panwali
Dwar (6,663 m) in the Nanda Devi range
Spring we are returning to the Satling Spires and Khatling
Valley peaks to continue our pioneering explorations of unclimbed
ranges between 5000 and 6000m altitude with itineraries for Technical
Climbers, Ski-Mountaineers and Himalayan Novices.
Here is a wealth of mountaineering opportunity in a totally peaceful and
beautiful valley and the forested trek to base camp is one of the most
beautiful in the Garhwal Himalaya.