Guided WalksExplore the mountains, forests and moorlands with the experts
Based in Boat of Garten, Andy Bateman is the lead guide and the motivator behind Scot Mountain Holidays. He works with a number of local guides in the area who are all experts in the local terrain, flora, fauna and folklore, like the story behind reindeer moss. He can offer private itineraries or trips tailored to your requirements, whether on your own or in a group, and can guide you through the Cairngorms, the Monaliadh Mountains, forests and glens.
Out in the Hills
Based in Aviemore, Out in the Hills provides guided walks and wilderness camping trips in the Cairngorms and elsewhere in the Scottish Highlands. Enjoy the hills and mountains of this country in the company of a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide, with over 20 years experience of mountain walking in the Highlands. Join one of their regular walks in the Cairngorms, or arrange your own day tour , weekend trip or longer expedition.
Tarmachan Mountaineering is run by Gary Hodgson, who is a very experienced and qualified mountain leader based in Aviemore. Having lived in many locations throughout The Highlands since 1994, Gary has a vast knowledge of the Scottish mountains and offers Summer and Winter Hillwalking days out and courses, as well as skills training in navigation, avalanche awareness and winter mountain skills.
Between May and October, Cairngorm Mountain offer three walks: Guided Walk @ The Top, a 90 minute guided walk on a mountain trail path to the summit. This includes Funicular travel up and down; Guided Northern Corries Walk, a 4-5 hour guided walk on a mountain trail path in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and Funicular Up, Guided Walk Down, riding the funicular up, then joining a guided walk down the mountain. Suitable footwear and clothing advisable. Daily at 13:20.
Spend a day with Steve Fallon hiking on the eastern plateau around the Mounth – a high level plain with many peaks and coires. Starting from the ski-centre in Glenshee, you walk over six Munros in one day and their glens and corries, in an area where the nvaigation is extremely challenging. Steve also offers guided walks around Atholl, Tilt and Lochnagar.
Enjoy a guided walk with one of Glenlivet Estate’s Rangers and head out to explore our woodland, moorland, historic hill tracks and ‘whisky roads’. From gentle short strolls to challenging long distance walks, the Rangers have designed a variety of their favourite walking adventures so that everyone can enjoy the freedom that comes from being outside and exploring the wonders of Glenlivet. Meet the Rangers at the Glenlivet information centre situated in the historic planned village of Tomintoul.