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Linda Biggar MCI

Linda is also a freelance mountaineering instructor who holds both the MCI (Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor) and Winter ML (Winter mountain walking leader) qualifications and is a GTC registered secondary school teacher. Linda is qualified to teach mountain and multi-pitch rock climbing in summer, scrambling and all aspects of summer and winter hill-walking. Linda worked for fifteen years at the outdoor education centre in Castle Douglas.

There are further details of what Linda can offer on this page and regular updates on her Facebook page.

Her contact details and guideline prices are at the foot of this page.

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Linda climbing in Greece, 2021.

Linda Biggar, MCi. leading Novice Crack, VS at Clifton.


ROCK CLIMBING:- Linda can guide and instruct mountain and multi-pitch rock climbing. Pictured above leading Novice Crack, VS at Clifton.


SCRAMBLING:- Linda can guide and instruct on classic summer scrambles such as Tower Ridge on Ben Nevis, the Aonach Eagach, Liathach and the Cuillins of Skye (pictured below on Aonach Dubh, Glencoe in summer 2021).


Hillwalking on Suilven, Northwest Highlands, Sctoland.

HILLWALKING:- Linda can guide and instruct both summer and winter hillwalking, including winter skills such as using crampons and ice-axes. Pictured hillwalking on Suilven, Northwest Highlands, Scotland, summer 2021

Skiing at Yad Moss in the Pennines, Englands longest ski-tow

Skiing at Yad Moss in the Pennines, Englands longest ski-tow



Please get in touch with Linda if you'd like to learn about:-

 hillwalking skills,




rock-climbing & abseiling 

or if you want any other help or advice.

To give you an idea of my usual rates as an instructor Linda charges between 150 and 200 per day, depending on the activity. Shorter sessions locally can be much cheaper. This cost can normally be shared between two or more people and rates are also a bit cheaper for multiple days or sessions.

Contact Linda by phone or email on:-

Linda Biggar contact details

(this is a picture of Linda's email and phone number to avoid spammers trawling for these details!)