The itinerary below is hypothetical based on a mix of weather.
Friday – Meet at Inverness Airport or train station, quick food shop - Hike up Cul Mor and camp on the summit.
Saturday – Bad Weather - Photography at a variety of lower locations. Camp at campsite.
Sunday – Climb Beinn Eighe and summit camp.
Monday – Drive down to Torridon - Bad weather day - shoot low-level locations.
Tuesday – Hike up Beinn Alligin. Summit camp.
Wednesday – Return to Inverness for late morning/afternoon flights
I will be on hand at all times to help you with your images should you wish. With a small group size (maximum 5) there will be plenty of opportunity for 1-to-1 time. The level of independence and tuition is entirely flexible, depending on individual interests and needs. You certainly won’t be marshalled around in minibuses!
Fitness And Experience
You do not need prior mountain experience for this trip however you must be mountain fit! You will need to be able to carry a 15-18kg backpack up a 1000m mountain. You do not need to be superhuman to do this, but you do need to be reasonably fit. This workshop is designed to suit most people with active lifestyles and, in the past, I have had men and women, young and old join this trip
A complete PDF kitlist is provided upon booking so you can be confident you have everything you need. I can provide high-end lightweight camping equipment perfectly suited for the trip. This includes Terra Nova Quasar tents, Rab Neutrino 400 sleeping bags and NeoAir Xtherm sleeping mats. If however you would prefer to use your own sleeping kit, or bring your own tent then you are welcome to. Aside from camping equipment which is provided, you will need suitable outdoor clothing, walking boots a rucksack and a number of other items. I will be providing a full kit list once the trip is booked.
The trip does not include flights. You should provide your own food but from time to time we may go out for a pub meal or cooked breakfast. You will also require insurance.
Price And Booking
This workshop is priced at £720 with a £300 deposit required to book your place. The remaining £420 is due 2 months before the workshop starts.
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