- Guided Hillwalking Across the Scottish Highlands

UPCOMING EVENTS

King Mountaineering has a range of walks planned for 2018, with a variety of day walks, walking holidays and multi-day backpacking adventures across the Scottish Highlands. Many trips aim to take-in Munros, Corbetts or other principal summits while others will tackle low-level or long distance routes, all visiting some of Scotland’s most spectacular landscapes and many of its wilder corners.

The table below shows our planned events for the year ahead. For more details about each trip, click on the link or to make a booking, please get in touch.

Remember, bespoke guided trips to other hills and hill areas are also available, so if you see something on this page that you’re interested in but have other dates in mind, or you have a different route you’d like to tackle, just call or email to discuss.

 Trip Date(s) Description Level Cost Availability
Affric & Cannich Munros 28th-30th April 2018 This trip aims to visit all the Munros around Loch Mullarodoch with the exception of the very westernmost Glen Affric peaks over the course of 3 days. A wide variety of terrain type will be encountered over the course of the 3 days. Most of the walking will be on paths but there will be some boggy ground, with rough pathless stretches & a little scrambling. A good level of fitness will be required. £60.00 p/p/day Places available
Far North Munros 26th-28th May 2018 A weekend trip to Scotland’s far north, visiting the 4 most northerly Munros and experiencing some of Scotland’s wildest landscapes. A wide variety of terrain type. Most of the walking will be on paths but there will be some boggy ground, with rough pathless stretches & a little scrambling. A good level of fitness will be required. £60.00 p/p/day Places available
Fannaichs Weekend 1st-3rd June 2018 The Fannaichs are a fantastic high-level ridge of 9 Munros located in Wester Ross. They are a varied group from rounded hills with grand corries, reminiscent of the Eastern Highlands, to shapely, pointed peaks more akin to the rest of north-west. A wide variety of terrain type. Most of the walking will be on paths but there will be some boggy ground, with rough pathless stretches. A good level of fitness will be required. £60.00 p/p/day Places available
Fisherfield Five 22nd-24th June 2018 Deep in the heart of Wester Ross lies the Fisherfield Forest, known as Scotland’s ‘Great Wilderness’. This is a vast area without human habitation or public roads and right in the centre lies a great cirque of five Munros widely considered to be the remotest of them all. These are mountains of real character in a wild setting and offer one of Scotland’s best mountain journeys. Good paths lead into the hills, followed by rough, mostly pathless ground on the hill with some steep ascents over rocky ground. There are at least three major river crossings. A good level of fitness will be required to undertake the long distances covered in this expedition and extra kit and food will need to be carried for the overnight stops. £150.00 p/p Places available
Ben Hope Walk & Wildlife Tour 7th August Climb Ben Hope, Scotland’s most northerly munro, with King Mountaineering and Caithness Wildlife Tours on a day of combined hill walking and wildlife watching. The walk offers the chance to see deer, ptarmigan, mountain hare, and golden eagle, with a stop at Dun Dornaigil broch if time permits. Some rough path and steep ascent but with ample time to stop and take in the flora and fauna. A reasonable level of fitness is required. £80 p/p Contact to book
Cairngorms Weekend 21st-23rd August 2018 A trip exploring the amazing sub-arctic landscape of the Cairngorms from the north and aiming to tackle some of the area’s more well known summits. Access to the hills is via a good path network followed by pleasant walking across high rolling plateau with a few steeper ascents. A good level of fitness will be required. £60 p/p/day Places available
Fannaichs Weekend 29th-30th September 2018 The Fannaichs are a fantastic high-level ridge of 9 Munros located in Wester Ross. They are a varied group from rounded hills with grand corries, reminiscent of the Eastern Highlands, to shapely, pointed peaks more akin to the rest of north-west. A wide variety of terrain type. Most of the walking will be on paths but there will be some boggy ground, with rough pathless stretches. A good level of fitness will be required. £60 p/p/day Places available