nineonesix-guiding provides:



Summer in the Torridon Munros! nineonesix-guiding has a high success rate here because of local knowledge and a team of experienced leaders. The Torridon triptych of Liathach, Beinn Eighe and Beinn Alligin are possible in a long weekend visit. Alternatively, book on a five day course and take things a little more easily. Classic ‘coffee-table book’ routes or a more challenging scramble – the choice of dates and route is yours.


Winter – At nineonesix-guiding we use a variety of venues to take full advantage of Scottish winter conditions; as well as Torridon we may go to Kintail, Lochaber or The Cairngorms. The nineonesix-guiding team can provide the following: winter skills, winter mountaineering, learn to lead winter climbing – if you already have some experience of winter mountaineering and/or multi-pitch rock climbing nineonesix-guiding can help you make the transition to leading winter routes of your own.

Guided Biking

Whether you would like to ride away from the trail centres for the first time, need some coaching on particular skills, or want to tackle one of the famous Torridon Loops nineonesix-guiding have the experience and local knowledge to get you there.

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Just a few of our adventures


Finding New Places

new places

Reaching New Heights


Ski Touring


Summer Rock Climbing


Winter Pow Wow


Winter Escapes

winter meet

Guided Biking

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SYA Adventure

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Get Social!

Our Aim

Our aim at nineonesix-guiding is to share exciting and beautiful places by leading you on mountain walks, scrambles, climbs and bike rides in stunning locations across Scotland and beyond.
As well as providing our clients with adventures and great memories nineonesix-guiding also work closely with magazines and clothing companies on articles, product tests and photoshoots.

Our Qualifications

Members of the nineonesix-guiding team will hold all, or some of the following UK National Governing Body qualifications:

Mountaineering Instructor Certificate

Mountaineering Instructor Award

Summer & Winter Mountain Leader

Mountain Ski Leader

Single Pitch Award

Mountain Bike Leader

Trail Cycle Leader

Simple Pricing Structure

For all mountaineering & climbing instruction and guiding we now have a flat rate of £220 per day per Mountaineering Instructor/Leader. For mountain bike coaching and guiding we have a flat rate of £160 per day per Mountain Bike Leader.

Meet the team

Nathan is a very passionate outdoor activist who you are

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Nathan White


Jim Sutherland is the Founder of nineonesix-guiding which he established

Jim Sutherland

Jim Sutherland


Laura Mcauley enjoys being outdoors, whatever the activity and the

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Laura Mcauley


Kirsty Chuchla feels incredibly lucky to call the mountains of

kirsty chuchla

Kirsty Chuchla


Dunc Maclennan was born and raised in the Highlands. He

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Dunc Maclennan


Ian Stewart spends every available day in the winter skiing

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Ian Stewart


Just wanted to say a quick thanks for a superb day yesterday. I learnt a huge array of new skills that I’m now super keen to keep developing.

Superb ─

clients and partners

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away from the crowds


Hostelling Scotland

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