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Experience unique and unrivalled beauty on our walking holidays

Andy, our lead instructor, has now been delivering Winter Skills courses and Navigation courses in the Cairngorms National Park for over 15 years. He’s amassed a large amount experience and has developed tried and tested coaching techniques through the feedback of many previous guests. Read the full description...

All the winter skills and navigation courses are delivered in a structured way relating the various skills and techniques to each other and not teaching them in isolation.

His coaching techniques allow you to quickly grasp the concepts and winter skills or navigation and map reading skills, and you get a real understanding of the subject with you leaving confident in your choice of technique(s) in terms of the prevailing conditions and situation. Classroom work is generally kept to an hour at the beginning and the end of the day with the emphasis being on practical experience in the mountains.

As with all good coaching it isn’t all a one way street. Every winter skills or navigation course is based from our own lodge meaning there is a plenty of opportunity for your feedback and informal discussion with Andy over meals, etc allowing a good degree of tailoring as the course progresses. With us the coaching is not just a 9 to 5 operation! The Cairngorms also provide us with a huge variety of terrain to practise there various skills from the testing high plateau with it’s steep flanks, to rolling moorland and beautiful Caledonian Pine Woodland.

This is all wrapped up with Rebecca’s delicious home cooking and Cake O’clock in front of a roaring fire. So come and visit the Cairngorms and give us the pleasure of helping you develop your skills and confidence in the beautiful Cairngorms National Park.

Private guiding

Available: all year

Duration: 1 day

Grade: 1 out of 5

An experienced guide can add incalculable depth of knowledge to a walk. Our guides, especially Andy, have years of experience in the Highlands

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£165

Skye Black Cuillin (for hillwalkers)

Available: May

Duration: 6 days, 7 nights

Grade: 3 out of 5

Guided walking trip exploring the big mountains of the Cuillin range on the Isle of Skye (no technical climbing involved). Based from Portree

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£0

The Empty Quarter

Available: Apr to Oct (min 4 people)

Duration: 6 days, 7 nights

Grade: 3 out of 5

Guided walking trip exploring Assynt including the iconic Slioch and the spectacular Col Mor

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£0

Skye Black Cuillin Munros

Available: May

Duration: 6 days, 7 nights

Grade: 3 out of 5

Guided walking holiday: the 12 Munros of Skye in one week inclusive of accommodation and full board

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£0

Lairig Ghru Logistics

Available: May - Sept (min 4; max 8) Please enquire for larger groups

Duration: 1 day, 2 nights

Grade: 3 out of 5

Self-guided walking challenge over Scotland's most famous mountain pass in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park

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£200

Family Adventure Holidays in the Highlands of Scotland

Available: April - September (min: 4 people)

Duration: one week

Grade: 1 out of 5

The best of what the Scottish Highlands has to offer active families

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£917

Classic Torridon

Available: September

Duration: 1 week

Grade: 3 out of 5

Guided walking holiday in the Highlands of Scotland

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£1105

Highlands of Scotland: Self-guided walking tour in the Cairngorms

Available: April to October

Duration: 1 week

Grade: 3 out of 5

Self-guided supported hiking routes in the Cairngorms National Park, Highlands of Scotland

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£413

WWW - walking, whisky and wildlife in the Highlands

Available: April - October

Duration: 7 days, 8 nights

Grade: 2 out of 5

Walking in the Highlands of Scotland with an experienced local guide. Whisky, wildlife and walking galore. Join us of a unique local perspective

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£1037

Hike 'n' Bike (2 days)

Available: all year

Duration: 2 days, 2 nights

Grade: 2 out of 5

Guided bi-modal weekend - Munro walking & biking in the Cairngorms

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£350

Superlative Skye

Available: September

Duration: 6 days, 7 nights

Grade: 3 out of 5

Guided walking trip exploring Trotternish Peninsula, north of Portree on Skye

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£0

Trekking with a donkey (France)

Available: April - October

Duration: 5 days, 4 nights

Grade: 1 out of 5

Trekking with a donkey through the French countryside

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£0

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