Winter on the Drumochter Munros

We're in the Central Highlands heading up a variety of summits on either side of the Drumochter Pass. It's winter, so hopefully there will be a snow covering - great for wildlife spotting and practicing winter skills !

At a glance


  • A weekend of guided hiking up the high peaks on both sides of the A9 above Balsporran and the Drumochter Pass.
  • Walk along wide mountain crests tracing faint paths and old fence-lines.
  • Reach fine vantage points with views overlooking Loch Ericht to the Ben Alder group and beyond.
  • Bag 6 Munros in the area including Beinn Udlamain, Sgairneach Mhor, A'Bhuidheanach Beag and Carn na Caim.
  • Join a small group led by an experienced leader with a good knowledge of the wildlife, flora and geology.


Dates and booking

DateCostAvailability
18-19 Nov'17£991 place left
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17-18 Nov'18£99Places available
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General info


This 2 day event is a guided hiking weekend to high summits in Drumochter in the Central Highlands with one of our experienced and qualified leaders. Your guide will know the remote area well and be able to give you insight into the flora, fauna and geology.

Our maximum guide to client ratio on this event is 1:6.

You would be very welcome to join us for part of the trip, the cost of which is £69 per day.


Outline of trip


Day 1 : West of Drumochter

A hike on a circular route and high crests to bag 4 Munros west of Drumochter

Day 2 : East of Drumochter

We're hiking up gentle slopes leading to a remote and wild landscape

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Trip photos


Descending to Dalwhinnie from Carn na Caim
Meall Chuaich
Sunset from Sgairneach Mhor
Sgairneach Mhor from A'Mharconaich
Starting out on the eastern Drumochter Munros
Looking to A'Bhuidheanach Beag


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