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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

Accommodation

Included 

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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

Accommodation

On-course transport

Buoyancy aids, helmets

Canoes & paddles

Waterproof storage, 60ltr barrels per person

Fresh food, from first lunch till lunch on the last day

Camping stoves, tea, coffe etc

Inflatable camping mats

Cutlery

Tents 2 or 3 man

Group shelter

First Aid kit

Photos from your adventure

What's not included?

✗  Trip Insurance

✗  Personal expenses

  Any meals/drinks in restaurants

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

  • Camping foldable chair (optional)

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

  • Personal medications

What else can we provide?

  • Pick up & drop-offs

  • Accommodation 

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Due to the complexities of matching individuals of fitness, previous experience and ability to cover complex ground efficiently we only offer the traverse on a private basis, allowing a greater chance of success. If you have any questions feel free to get in touch.

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