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About Us

Who We are.

Kennedy Mountaineering is a mountain adventure company based in Fort William, Scotland. We offer a range of experiences and training courses throughout the Scottish Highlands. 


Our vision is to provide a personalised experience tailored to your individual needs, with options for  rock climbing, scrambling/ mountaineering, hill walking, wild camping, and more. We believe outdoor adventures to be a deeply personal experience, and our team is dedicated to ensuring you have the best experience possible.


We take safety very seriously here at Kennedy Mountaineering. All our staff and subcontractors are fully qualified, insured, and members of their relevant professional body (Mountain Training Association and/or Association of Mountaineering Instructors.)


Our Story

Kennedy Mountaineering is a Sole Tradership created in 2023 and is owned by Louis Kennedy.

Louis is a climber of over 13 years, member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors (AMI), Level 1 rope access technician and has pursued climbing in its various disciplines for over half his life. His greatest passions are for Scottish winter and adventurous traditional climbing (see linked social media for updates!).

He began his guiding career in 2017 as a Summer Mountain Leader. With well over 100 guided ascents of the mountain path on Ben Nevis. In 2023, Louis qualified as a Winter Mountain Leader and Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor opening the door for a greater variety of guided adventures from the Old Man of Hoy to the Isle of Skye. 




Be Part of the adventure.

Our team is made up of experienced and qualified guides who are passionate about the Scottish mountains and sharing their knowledge with others. Safety is always our top priority and we adhere to strict industry guidelines to ensure that our clients have a safe and enjoyable experience.


At Kennedy Mountaineering, we value and respect the environment in which we work and seek to approach adventure and work alike, always exploring in a manner that is sustainable for future generations. We encourage our clients to enjoy the outdoors responsibly and always seek to leave no trace behind and work to minimise our impact on the environment when conducting our adventures.


We believe that a sense of community is important in the outdoors and we strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Whether you are new to mountaineering or an experienced adventurer, we aim to provide you with an unforgettable experience that fosters a love for the Scottish mountains and environment. 


We are committed to delivering high-quality adventures and personalised service to our clients. We believe that the mountains are for everyone and we look forward to sharing Scotland's stunning landscapes with you. Join us for an adventure of a lifetime with Kennedy Mountaineering!



Meet the team. If you are planning on booking with us, you will likely encounter one or possible many of the following faces. Click the profile photos to find out more about their background and qualifications. 


Discover your next  Adventure.

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