Intro to Scrambling on Skye

  • Location Scotland
  • Duration 2 days
  • Price £220.00 per adult £220.00 per child
  • Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure

Adventure Highlights

Our Intro to Skye scrambling course is aimed at people who either have some previous scrambling experience or wish to discover the uniqueness of this playground, it is a very good start to people who aspire to a full cullin traverse but haven't experienced the ridge before. Discover some of the best scrambling in the UK ✓ Learn and develop in this unique playground ✓ Coaching with movement to become more confident on scrambling terrain ✓ Route finding skills, from interpretation of the guide book and while on the route

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

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Adventure Details

Day 1

Start time 09:00

Getting to grips with Skye
We meet and chat through the week ahead, and what people want to get from the five days. We then look at the weather and plan the 2 days around the forecast. We then head intothe mountains looking for some rock to chat through some movement techniques, route finding and recap some basic rope work if need be i.e. tying in, belaying.

Day 2

We plan to head further afield and get onto some of the classic scrambles on the Skye, some of which could include:

> The Spur

    > South East ridge of Sgurr nan Gillean

> West ridge of Sgurr Dearg and the infamous Inn Pinn

    > The Cioch Nose

End time 17:00

Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

What's included

  • Guide Fully guided
  • Transportation On-course transport
  • Equipment Harness & helmet
  • Other Highly experienced & qualified guide

What you'll need to bring

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
    A pair of stiff comfortable, waterproof walking boots > Quality, breathable waterproof jacket and trousers. Gore-tex or similar
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Other
    Spare insulating layer Walking socks Walking trousers (synthetic materials; jeans or similar are not suitable) Water bottle or flask Rucksack 30-40 ltr Hat & waterproof gloves Lunch, plus a little spare food Sunglasses & sun cream (you just never know!) Waterproof case for phone i.e. zip-lock bag Personal medications

Cancellations

Custom Policy

  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund.
  • Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

Refund excludes processing fees. Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

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Location

Starting point:

Portree, UK

Adventure leader

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water