Testimonials & reviews
Ben Lui and neighbours, February'17Just wanted to say I had an excellent time this past weekend on Ben Lui, Ben Oss and the other two Munros. Emma and John were brilliant and most attentive. I'll definitely be booking future trips as a result of my recent experience.
Lawers and Tarmachan, January'17Dear Emma and Steven, thanks for these memorable few days! I really found it exhilirating hiking with you over such stunning landscape in bright sunshine.
Torridon and the Mamores, October'16Have just got back from Torridon and the Mamores. I think I have legs still but not certain at this stage. Had a fabulous time, wanted to thank you for this experience and thank all the guides who were marvelous.
Curved Ridge, September'16I hope this e-mail finds you well. Just a quick note to say how much Johnston and I enjoyed Sunday's scramble up Curved Ridge on Buachaille Etive Mor. It was terrific fun, and as expected Al was an exceptional guide up the route; great company, and a peerless level of knowledge on all mountain matters. He also managed to arrange some brilliantly clear conditions for us! I also enjoyed meeting Mick who came along with us and moved in a suitably ninja-esque fashion up the mountain.
Skye Munros, September'16Would just like this opportunity to say a massive thank you for my trip with Scott and Steven on the Skye Munro trip, can't praise these guys enough for there safe and professional guiding skills the past few days. The weather was anything but kind to us throughout but there enthusiasm and humorous banter was always there to keep everyone's spirits high!
Aonach Eagach, July'16Just to thank you for putting together a great day and a great team. Can't praise Alan highly enough, a super guy and great leader, always encouraging you on the tricky bits. His blog photos very similar to mine - three happy chaps. So I can now tick off one of my "to do" things and still high on the buzz from my achievement.
Aonach Eagach and Curved Ridge, June'16Just wanted to say thank you for a fantastic weekend. I absolutely loved it and Al was brilliant. I am still buzzing.
Lochaber 4000ers, June'16David and I had a cracking day out on CMD/Ben Nevis. Martin and Colin were, as well as being very good company, terrific guides over the route, dispensing lots of knowledge and guidance. Scrambling across the arete was a huge amount of fun. I'm already looking forward to the Curved Ridge scramble in September.
Forcan Ridge and South Glen Shiel Ridge, June'16I absolutely loved every minute of it. The first day we were climbing The Saddle and Sgurr na Sgine and because there was going to be a scrambly bit I was a bit apprehensive before the trip. I thought it wise to book with Steve Fallon Mountain Guides, and boy am I glad I did. I was having such a great time, I was having a ball... sorry fellow walkers ! All in all I would rate the trip 10/10..this is my 3rd trip with them and I already have booked another few trips with them so really looking forward to them.
Bespoke day on CMD arete, May'16Emma is a knowledgable and capable guide and it's obvious she loves the mountains of Scotland. Being from Louisiana which has a topography like Holland, ie flat, I had no knowledge of mountaineering and Emma showed me lots of tips on the trip. I'm looking forward to coming back perhaps this fall or early next Spring. A wonderful experience!
Aonach Eagach, May'16Everything about this was brilliant. Well organised, friendly and patient guides. Me and my wife had such a brilliant time we can't wait to get back to Scotland to do something similar.
Bespoke day on Ben Cruachan, Apr'16Thank you for the remarkable adventure you took us on - my family and I consider it the highlight of our two week UK visit - a wonderful introduction to the Munros and the Scottish countryside.
p.s. I considered sending back the buff my husband accidentally nicked, but you said I could keep it. I'm enjoying wearing it - a delightful souvenir. Thanks !
Bespoke days in the Cuillin, Apr'16We can't speak highly enough of David's professionalism and patience. We had a thoroughly enjoyable 5 days and were very fortunate that the weather allowed us to bag 5 Munros.
East Glen Etive, Mar'16A brilliant day! Sunshine, snow, cloud inversions and great company! A good opportunity to get more experience using crampons and ice axe under the watchful eye of John Walker.
Kintail Bookends, Mar'16Fantastic day out. I'm not sure either of these Munros were mountains I would have tackled by myself in winter, so achieving them both, in pretty poor weather, and learning some valuable winter skills along the way was a bonus. It gave me the confidence to push my boundaries a bit over the next few days also. Johnny is a great guide and great company too!
Bridge of Orchy Munros, Feb'16Top notch. A fine leader both in terms of technical stuff, group management & communication. Difficult to imagine a better way to start the 1/2 term holiday! Thank you so much.
Winter Skills in Cairngorms, Jan'16The trip was brilliant, I had a great weekend. The instructor and the group were perfect will definitely be signing up for another course again!
Lawers Munros, Dec'15Excellent knowledge of area from guide, good laugh and good decisions made on route choice when the weather looked like putting a stop to any hiking. Will be booking another trip soon.
Navigation, Nov'15FANTASTIC !!! Really enjoyed the day, left feeling pretty confident that I would now be able to navigate my way up and down a hill. All expections met :-)
Torridon's Giants, Oct'15I had the time of my life, a fantastic experience walking / scrambling on top of the world with the expert guiding of John and Ian. This was my first time walking with Steve Fallon but it will not be my last time. My rating would be ten out of ten.
Skye's Cuillin Munros, Sep'15Brilliant trip, from our first communication with Steven to our farewell to our guides with beer/coffee at the Sligahan the whole experience was first class. Can't thank our guides Andy and Guy enough for keeping us safe in mixed weather. New friends made and great company. I would have no hesitation to recommend Steven Fallon for what was a trip of a lifetime
Ben Nevis via Ledge Route and the CMD arete, Aug'15Had a great day on Ben Nevis and Carn Mor Dearg arete. It was for me the best way to do Ben Nevis. Martin was very excellent! Though concentration needed a lot, we still had smiles and laughs on the way.
Glencoe Scrambles, July'15Just a quick mail to say thanks again for a fantastic day out yesterday. It was great having both you and John to guide us, and I felt very confident with how you both worked and instructed us. So I shall keep an eye open for more of your days out, and look forward to seeing you again !
Forcan Ridge, June'15I just wanted to contact you to let you know that we had a great day yesterday on the Forcan Ridge. Richard and John were super guides - very easy to talk with, gave clear and simple instructions and really boosted our confidence. They were patient and encouraging at every section. We couldn't have asked for more.
Bidean nam Bian, May'15Just a note to say thanks for organising a cracking day on Monday. John was great, really enjoyed the snow & the scrambling ,the weather was calm & clear ! Superb day all round. Looking forward to the next trip .....
Aonach Eagach, May'15Myself and and the rest of the group had a really great day on the Aonach Eagach on Saturday. A big thank you to Al, Martin, Dave and yourself.
Knoydart, Apr'15Thanks for the Knoydart weekend. 2 good days of hills. Kenny enjoyed it too. A good bunch of people and 2 very good guides.
Navigation for Hill Runners, Mar'15Thanks so much again for such a fantastic weekend. One of the best for a long time. Looking forward to getting the slides, maybe see you at Birnam if you are running :) Many thanks
Bridge of Orchy Hills, Feb'15Two perfect hill days. Everything was just right - perfect timing for the season without coming down with head torches on, the walking pace was just right for me, the routes were interesting and different on the two days. I've learned alot about walking on snow with and without crampons. Good company and great fun.
Winter skills, Jan'15As a 3-season hiker, the event was a real eye-opener into the step-up required for winter hiking in Scotland/Cairngorms. The poor weather (high wind, snow, & rain) made the terrain & new use of equipment all the more challenging. The event was great fun & I learnt a lot in the two days, including my current limitations & what I now need to learn & practice to become reasonably competent & safe.
Strathfarrar Munros, Nov'14A super day, wonderful area and stunning views that were all the more appreciated following on from such a wet drive up on Friday. It was the first time we had met Richard and, like all your guides we have walked with, we found him very good company. Thank you for the great photos on Flickr and for the write up on the blog.
Catherine and Paul Smith
Maoile Lunndaidh, Nov'14An exceptionally scenic route to a very remote hill. En-route there were sufficient stops which allowed us all to enjoy this most beautiful and remote location which, I'm sure, only a few walkers would be familiar with. Great day. Many thanks for the pick-up from Aviemore
Kintail's Brothers and Cluanie Munros, Oct'14The trip was superb. It was a great choice of hills, good leadership and a friendly group of people. Even the wind and low cloud on the second day didn't spoil the enjoyment
Torridon Giants, Sep'14Excellent trip had a great time. Thank you very much to yourself and John for guiding us safely over the magnificent Torridon giants.
Monar Munros, Aug'14It was a first class hillwalking day from every point of view. Well organised, well lead & as the weather was perfect we were able to enjoy extensive views & rise to the challenge of the 3 munros in the one day. The leader was very helpful, great company as were the others in the group.
Bidean nam Bian, Aug'14It was an superb trip, one of the best of my hillwalking so far. It was great to take the time to enjoy the scenery. thanks, Steven, to let us do that.
Aonach Eagach, Aug'14I have been on two other guided trips in the area before (Ben Nevis via Carn mor Dearg and The Ring of Steall) and I can without doubt say that the Aonach Eagach trip rated higher than the two previous ones. This was of course because of the extent of the scrambling, but more to the point was the quality and personality of the guides. Al and Martin were top notch guides and as well as being technically competent in every respect were sociable and informative during the whole of the walk. I would heartily recommend you to anyone seeking guided walks in the Highlands and Islands.
Ben Alder, Aug'14A great weekend expedition in very windy, wild conditions in which myself and my friend Joyce Wilson were very pleased at our achievement in completing all 6 Munros on the Saturday because of the extreme conditions forecasted for the Sunday. Top trip/event. It was nice to know we can handle such conditions.
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