Guided hillwalking days in the Central Highlands

The Monadhliath ('grey mountain range' from Monadh Liath) range may not be as exciting as Cuillin or Torridon or have deep dramatic corries like the Cairngorms across the Spey. But it has a unique charm - the area is vast and, as no roads penetrate into the area, there's a real sense of wilderness and remoteness with lots of breathing space here. Navigation is tricky to say the least, finely honed skills will be needed to progress even in clear conditions, so let one of our guides lead you over these hills without you worrying about map and compass ! If we keep our eyes peeled, we're likely to see wildlife - deer, ptarmigan, mountain hares and more.

At a glance

  • Days hiking into the remote and quiet area of the Monadhliath, far away from civilisation
  • Walk along wide crests and vast mountain plateaux north of the Spey
  • Reach fine vantage points that give views over to the Cairngorms and Creag Meagaidh
  • Bag 4 Munros in the area - A'Chailleach, Carn Sgulain, Carn Dearg and Geal Charn
  • Join a small group led by an experienced leader with a good knowledge of the wildlife, flora and geology

Dates and booking

15-16 Jan'22£129Fully booked

General info

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Demanding hillwalking days.

This is a 2 day event of guided hiking to high summits in Monadhliath area 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.

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

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On previous events

Broken Spectre on A'Chailleach
The start of our hike
The old hut below A'Chailleach
Heading to Carn Dearg
On Geal Charn
Carn Dearg

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