Open Canoeing in the Scottish Highlands | Cairngorms, Central Highlands | Scottish Rock & Water

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OPEN CANOE HOLIDAYS

OPEN CANOEING THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS

Location

Cairngorms, East Highlands, Scotland

Grade

Leisurely - 3

Duration

6 days

Participants

Min: 2 Max: 8

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Join us to learn and develop you canoe skills in the Scottish Highlands, with handpicked lochs and river we will help you master you craft on this 6 day trip. With lochs & easy rivers such as Loch Ness, river Spey, Beauly and Glass all close by we have plenty of options to make the best of the weather and conditions. We will stay in accommodation every evening with the emphasis being on open canoeing in some of the classic areas of the north east of the Scotland.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Learn how to paddle the traditional style open canoe

Paddle some of the classics lochs and rivers of the Scottish Highlands

Paddle some exciting white water, with easier meanders between the exiting sections!

Relax in the comfort of your B&B every night

Develop your skills throughout the course to become confident on open water and simple moving water

What's included?

  Highly experienced & qualified guide

  On-course transport

  Buoyancy aids

  Helmets

  Canoes & paddles

  Waterproof storage

  Camping food if staying under canvas

  Camping stoves (trangia style) inc fuel

  Camping mats

  Cutlery

  Tents 2 or 3 man

  Group shelter

  First Aid kit

What's not included?

✗  Trip Insurance

What do I need to bring?

  • Waterproofs, top and bottoms

  • Walking trousers (synthetic materials; jeans or similar are not suitable)

  • Spare shoes to get wet plus dry shoes for camp

  • Quality, breathable waterproof jacket and trousers. We recommend Gore-tex or similar

  • Spare insulating layer

  • Hat & gloves

  • Warm socks

  • Sleeping bag, 3 season

  • Spare set of clothes x 2

  • Some large zip-lock bags to keep your clothes and equipment organised 

  • Head torch, plus spare batteries

  • Water bottle or flask

  • Sunglasses and sun cream (you just never know!) Personal medications

What else can we provide?

  • Pick up & drop-offs

  • Accommodation