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We provide exceptional outdoor adventure holidays, outdoor activities and mountain training with a difference. We offer a full range of courses and guided packages including hill walking, mountaineering, rock climbing, abseiling, coastaleering and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Mill Road, Annagry, Ireland
+353 87 758 4810
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An absolutely thrilling and unforgettable experience; it was the cherry, sprinkles, and syrup on our already incredible sundae of a trip through Ireland. Iain is incredibly down-to-earth and patient, and has a lot of insight about Ireland culture and history. He immediately comes off as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank melissatA2962RV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Climbing with Iain is a game changer. His passion for the sport guarantees you have an epic day on the rocks. He keeps safety front of mind, while challenging and testing your limits to guarantee you come back for more. Thoroughly recommended. He is a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Angela D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a brilliant time completing the Mountain Skills 1 corse ran by Iain who is truly brilliant at what he does. Can tell straight away he has a real passion for everything outdoors, very experienced and great personality. Really enjoyed the weekend from start to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CatherineD03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelled out to Donegal this weekend to participate in Mountain Skills 1 course with Iain from Unique Ascent. Highly informative and engaging, Iain will make sure to keep things challenging yet accessible. Received expert guidance in the fundamental skills needed to improve safety and accuracy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank scottwalker99
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Spent last weekend with Iain on ML1 course in the spectacular Derryveagh mountains. In the company of 3 other trainee's Iain put us tru our paces doing micro navigation, night navigation, ropework and group management skills to mention but a few topics. Iain is a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Voyage72981
Reviewed February 11, 2019

A group of friends and I took the Mountain Skills 1 course with Unique Ascent. In the morning Ian, our instructor, went through basic map reading and compass usage at the centre before heading to nearby Glenthornan for some light-medium hill walking. Ian would choose...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jamesmcnam
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Seriously one of the best things I've ever done! In the morning sea kayaking and coasteering (i.e jumping of sea stacks into the swelling Atlantic) followed by an excellent lunch at Tec Jacks then abseiling and Tyrolian Traverse in the afternoon. Iain and his team...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lennonseamus
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend a day climbing with Iain. Great sense of humour, very knowledgeable about the area and climbing. My boys (14 and 17) had an awesome time climbing with him. Definitely an experience they’ll remember for a life time. The area they climbed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Poppy J
Reviewed October 25, 2018

'Simply the best'! Whatever you're planning to do with Iain rest assured that he has a remarkable knowledge of this area. Met him for the first time this weekend and he delivered a really excellent program for the group. As well as being engaged, positive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Navigator377537
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Thanks so much Iain for a wonderful day rock climbing off the cliffs near Gweedore. It was one of the most exciting experiences I've ever had! And was really helped by Iain's really chilled, confident and funny approach!! One of the best things you can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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