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MUNRO WALKING 27 May - 2 June 29 July - 4 August Price: £594/pp A challenging five-day course for the experienced hill walker in the stunning Torridon Mountain Range. Led by an experienced local guide you will climb some of the most scenic mountains in Scotland including Liathach, Beinn Alligin & Beinn Eighe, surrounded by picturesque freshwater lochs and rugged landscape.


ACTIVITY HOLIDAYS CLASSIC TORRIDON


SKYE SEA KAYAKING 1 - 9 June Price: £589/pp Tis activity holiday consists of a seven- day/eight-night expedition exploring the Inner Sound of Skye, beginning with a skills and preparation day in Loch Shiel accommodated in various Youth Hostels with three nights wild camping en-route. We have partnered with the expert team from NTS Scotland who have exceptional knowledge of this area and have been sea kayaking in the Inner Sound for many years.


AN TEALLACH AND FURTHER TORRIDON MUNROS


26 August - 1 September Price: £594/pp Tis five-day activity holiday aims to give already experienced hill walkers and Munro


baggers the chance to tackle some of the more demanding and famous peaks in Wester Ross, including Maol Chean Dearg, Slioch, Beinn Liath Mhor and Sgorr Ruadh. Prior to an attempt on An Teallach you will spend a day working on ropework and the techniques required on ridges such as this famous one.


CAIRNGORM CANOE WEEKEND 3 – 5 August 7 – 9 September Price: £195/pp Experience the Cairngorms National Park from a unique natural vantage point that most tourists never see. Tis new and


exciting weekend is aimed at beginners or those who have only canoed a few times before. You will learn the basics of paddling and rescue and spend the second day gliding down the River Spey. Tis course offers a great opportunity to develop skills and encounter bird and wildlife along the way.


CAIRNGORM WET ‘N’ WILD 17-18 August Price: £179/pp A thrilling weekend packed full of adventure. Tis is a great opportunity to try windsurfing, mountain biking, sailing and kayaking all in one weekend! Based in the Cairngorms National Park this weekend is great value for money and fun for everyone.


LOCH MORLICH,


CAIRNGORMS NATIONAL PARK


“THE FACT THAT WE HAD AN EXPERT WITH US FOR THE TRICKY BITS AND HIS INTIMATE KNOWLEDGE OF THE MOUNTAINS MADE THE OUTINGS MUCH MORE ENJOYABLE”


JOHN KAY


TORRIDON TAI CHI 7 - 12 October Price: £279/pp


In partnership with Highland Tai Chi, this course introduces you to the ancient practice of Tai Chi. In the spectacular Scottish Highland west coast setting of Torridon, relax, learn and make new friends in our comfortable purpose-built Youth Hostel.


BEN ATTOW, KINTAIL


ROAD TO THE ISLES 26 April - 6 May 2012 19 - 26 August 2012 £739/pp This trip takes us through the heart of the Scottish Highlands, surrounded by history and folklore, and areas still the haunt of eagles. The first two days will see us skirting the edge of Rannoch Moor by the time-honoured paths used by drovers and military men alike. We then cross the historic Corrieyairack Pass to reach the Great Glen. On through Glen Affric, that most romantic of highland glens, leading us to the sea at Kintail. The final leg of our Highland Journey takes us to the old ferry at Glenelg and over to the Isle of Skye for our last walk.


20 SCOTTISH HOSTELLER 2012


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