Guided weekend of winter hiking on the Lawers and Tarmachan ranges

Towering above the vast length of Loch Tay, the Lawers and Tarmachan ridges form a chain of peaks split by the Lochan na Lairige reservoir. Contained within the Ben Lawers Nature Reserve there are many peaks, including 8 Munros and the tenth highest mountain in the UK ! This beautiful area is also renowned for its rare arctic-alpine flora, particularly in the northern corries.

At a glance


  • An extended weekend of winter hill-walking in the Southern Highlands.
  • Walk along fine crests and wide mountain plateaux above Loch Tay and Glen Lyon.
  • Reach superb vantage points from where expansive views over the Grampians and Perthshire forests can be savoured.
  • Bag 8 Munros in the area including Ben Lawers, Beinn Ghlas, Meall Corranaich and Meall nan Tarmachan.
  • Enjoy some easy rock-scrambling on An Stuc and Meall Garbh.
  • Join a small group led by an experienced leader with a good knowledge of the wildlife, flora and geology.


Dates and booking

DateCostAvailability
2-4 Dec£145Places available
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General info


This 3 day event is an extended weekend of guided hiking in the Southern 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:.

You would be very welcome to join us for part of the trip, the cost of which is £65 per day.


Outline of trip


Day 1 : The Lawers range

From Meall Greigh at the eastern end to Beinn Ghlas at the opposite end of the chain

Day 2 : Meall a'Choire Leith and Meall Corranaich

Grass covered slopes and twisting crests make for an enjoyable day of winter hiking

Day 3 : Tarmachan Ridge

Winter transforms this ridge creating a challenging route to practice winter skills on

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Trip photos


Descending lawers
Descending An Stuc
On Meall Garbh on Tarmachan
Ben Lawers
Creag na Caillich
Sunset at eastern end of Lawers


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