Learn about the Landscape of Lochaber

The high mountains of Lochaber, its beautiful Glens and its magical islands, are here because they are built of rocks with a very long and special geological history. Lochaber Geopark Association is a charity organization that exists to tell their story.  On our Geotours, a local expert geologist will take you to beautiful places and explain how the rocks and the landscape were shaped by continental collisions, folding that produced mountain ranges, episodes of volcanic activity and finally carved by the action of ice.

2019 Geotour Calendar

Geotours come in four types:

StandardOne-day and half-day tours. Transport is not provided. Participants will use their own cars. The amount of walking is variable but mainly over short distances on paths.

Standard – walking onlyStart and finish in Fort William.

Multi-DayThree days of Geotours, taking you around Lochaber’s best geological and scenic locations. Transport from Fort William is provided.

Making of the Mountains: Five days of mountain walking with a geologist and a mountain guide. These tours are for experienced hill-walkers. Transport from Fort William is provided.

Custom Date: Our Geotours tickle your fancy but you cannot make the date? Get in touch to let us know when you want to go on a Geotour.

Bespoke: We can provide tours for groups to meet their requirements. These could be for professional geologists, or large groups with their own transport from schools, universities and geological societies.

Have a look at the following pages before booking:

Clothing and Equipment

Terms and Conditions


Walk Grading


Please book your Geotour as soon as you can and at the latest by 12noon the day before the start date. No bookings will be accepted after this time. This is to ensure we can provide the best service to our clients.