Di Gilbert Mountaineering specialise in bespoke courses for individuals and groups, providing training and instruction in all mountain activities.

Our expertise range from hill walking, scrambling, rock climbing, winter hill walking and mountaineering, snow, ice & mixed climbing, ski mountaineering and expedition training. We provide specialist training and essential skills which enable you to enjoy the mountains, whatever the activity.

We are based in the Cairngorm National Park and travel all over Scotland seeking out the best rock, the best mountains, the best conditions and the best weather to make your experience one to be remembered.
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Scottish winter


Private guiding


Expedition training


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.. cherry-apple cheeks, Heidi-blonde pigtails and the brightest of blue eyes. Hi Ginny, I’m Di, your guide". Di G, Respect! I say. She is like one of those Tank Girl heroines as she jumps into the bunker where the last container is frozen deep and seemingly unbudgeable. The pilots all stand around smoking, grateful for a break, while Ms Gilbert hammers into the ice, wielding her spade like a lethal weapon.
Ginny Dougary, The Times
The MIC Organisation

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