An amazing 5 day mounteneering experience, where you will be accompanied by an Trueways Expedition Instructor and a Trueways Survival Instructor. The expedition will take you across the Torridon Mountain Range and will look to conquer multiple peaks whilst immersed in a truly beautiful wilderness area. Some of the oldest rocks found in the world throw up peaks, Liathach, Beinn Eighe, Beinn Alligin, Beinn Dearg and Baosbheinn.
Each of the Torridon mountains sit very much apart from one another and they are often likened to castles. They have steep terraced sides and broken summit crests, riven into many pinnacles. There are numerous steep gullies and the summit ridges provide excellent scrambling. These mountains provide a really committing venture that you will not forget easily.
The trip provides good opportunities to see Golden Eagles, WhiteTailed Eagles, Ptarmingans, Red Deer, Otters and numerous other species.
Over the duration of this expedition you will be taught the skills and techniques needed to allow you to survive safely in the wildest of Scottish Highlands. We will be wild camping in some of the most remote and spectacular corries and valleys the UK has to offer.
The first day will be spent travelling to Torridon from Inverness and walking into one of the wild valleys of Torridon where we will set up camp surrounded by many peaks. Over the next three days we will aim to walk three of the major ridges in Torridon Liathach, Beinn Eighe and Beinn Alligin. Along these ridges you will be guided and shown how to move safely over these impressive ridge lines. The final day we will walk back to our starting point and traveling back to Inverness. This is great opportunity to experience some of Scotland’s most impressive mountains whilst learning skills and techniques from experienced guides and instructors.
In addition to the above you will learn Survival Skills along the way from basic fire lighting, to Navigation/Astral Navigation (weather permitting), Water Purifying, Fauna and Flora
This is a public expedition available to anybody over the age of 18 years.
This is very physically challenging expedition each day is very long (8hrs mountaineering) carrying all of your equipment. On some very committing ridges. Must be comfortable to cope with all of this in bad weather.
Arrivals and Departures
You will be expected to find your own means of travel to Inverness airport. Where you will be met and transport will be arranged for the rest of the journey
You will not be asked or expected to do anything you do not want to do - the activites you do is completely your choice.
A full kit list will be emailed to you once your booking is confirmed, expect to require
Tent (or Tarp) , Waterproofs, Walking Boots, Water Bottle, Cooking Pot.
Most food will be provided in the format of ration packs, however please feel free to bring along any snacks.
Why Choose Trueways?
Trueways Survival offers adventure experiences suit any taste or at any level of experience. Our experiences are designed not only for you to have a fun and interesting time, but to keep you safe and secure. Trueways is the only Survival School in the UK with the expertise capable of and offering training anywhere in the world using only their own staff. Let our experience provide you with Real Skills for Real Situations.
As one of the longest established Survival and Adventure Schools in the UK, we carry full liability insurance for our staff and customers, all our courses and expeditions are personally checked by our saftey officer and a full risk assesments completed. We may push you to the edge, but you will have fun knowing you are under the supervision of some of the UK's most experienced outdoor and survival experts.
We accept a 50% deposit to secure your place, as this adventure is limited to a max of 10 people, you balance payment must be made no later than 4 weeks before the course, after this date if payment has not been made we reserve the right to release your place back on general sale. Deposits are non-refundable.
Torridon is on the west coast of Scotland, 109 miles (175 km) north of Fort William and 80 miles (130 km) west of Inverness. Situated in an area well known to climbers, photographers, wildlife enthusiasts, hikers, and countless visitors from around the world, the surrounding mountains rise steeply to 3,500 feet (1,100 m) from the deep sea lochs. The Torridon area is widely acknowledged as having some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the whole of the British Isles.