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Our Blog

Our Blog

Welcome to the Climb Torridon blog. This is our place to share information with you, from facts, history and things to do in the local area to techniques and tips to help improve your climbing and mountaineering. If it's something we think you'll be interested in this is where we post it.

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Climbers Against Cancer

The mountains, hills, crags and cliffs are all a place where we go for many different reasons. One of those is often to help us deal with personal challenges in our lives. This could be to focus on something else or to allow time to think things through. As a business we feel it’s very […]

Draupner Jacket on Beinn Eighe
klattermusen – The Climbing Mouse

Klattermusen is a Swedish brand of outdoor clothing and rucksacks that have been going since 1975. Their key philosophy is maximum safety with minimum impact on nature. This closely aligns with our values here at Climb Torridon. I’ve been very excited to be able to have some new clothing from them to use in this […]

A Range of Ice Axes
Choosing an Ice Axe – five minute read

Ice axes are one of our favourite items of climbing equipment. They are incredibly versatile and allow you to perform an array of mountaineering techniques. However, there is a baffling range of ice axes available to buy, so which axe is best for which job? Read our five minute guide below: Ratings The axe has […]

Stuc a Choire Dhuibh Bhig and Spidean a' Choire Leith on Liathach from Glen Torridon
Ready for Winter 2023

It’s that time of year when summer is drawing to a close and autumn is arriving that we start to get excited about winter. We hope that you do too. Last year we had winter skills courses where we learnt to use ice axes and crampons as well as build snow shelters and general snow […]

Cloud Inversion on the Torridon Mountains
All About Torridon

All About Torridon Very few places in the world have as much to offer as the majestic landscape of Torridon. It is home to Britain’s first and largest National Nature Reserve, one of Scotland’s rarest birds (the black-throated diver), ancient scots pinewoods and 3000 million year old rock. It is also home to some of […]

Bouldering at the Celtic Jumble
Welcome to Our Website

Welcome to the Climb Torridon website and blog. Climb Torridon has been an idea of ours for a while now. We’re pleased to say that we’re all up and running ready to help you enjoy this fantastic area.