JUNE 29 - JULY 3 - ISLE OF SKYE (SCOTLAND)

BACKABUSH XPLORERS - Hiking & Outdoor Adventure Meetup Group
BACKABUSH XPLORERS - Hiking & Outdoor Adventure Meetup Group
Public group

Inverness Airport

· Inverness

How to find us

If you can't see us in the arrivals hall call Nathan on 07510254322

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Details

Backabush is going back to Scotland on the beautiful ISLE OF SKYE!

Group size - 18, Nights - 4, Cost - £364

The Isle of Skye holds the most rugged mountains in Britain and offers endless possibilities for outdoor enthusiasts. Our plan is to explore this incredible Isle tackling as many of the classic mountain routes as we can. This is a trip for those seeking true mountain adventure!

Once on the Isle of Skye we will stay for 4 nights in lovely hostel accommodation (we will sleep in comfortable dorms booked exclusively for our group) in the beautiful settlement of Portree. This is Britain at its best and is considered to be the only place in the country where the mountains are 'Alpine' in character. They are rugged, rocky and beautiful!

Classic hiking routes of the Isle of Skye include:

Bruach Na Frithe (Black Cuillin)
The Red Cuillin Horseshoe
Bla Bheinn (Coast & Cuillin Traverse)
The Old Man of Storr

It is especially good that we have managed to arrange to visit the Scottish mountains in June/July, at the absolute best time of year when the days are wonderfully long. Well before the adventurous upland hikes become dangerously clad in snow, while any later and we will be bothered by midges (tiny biting flies) which can swarm in the summer.

Our location is perfect for outdoor adventures and it is important to note that we intend to do challenging and exposed hikes on this trip. Therefore it is best suited to fit and experienced hikers with a good head for heights.

If you would like to enjoy a week long holiday in Scotland with more mountain adventures, this trip can be combined with our trip to ASSYNT, AN TEALLACH & THE WILD NORTH:

https://www.meetup.com/Backabush/events/266259465/

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

4 nights quality, hostel accommodation (we will sleep in comfortable dorms booked exclusively for our group)
All transport in Scotland and Airport transfers from Inverness.
Guided hikes. Our leaders are Mountain Leader trained and qualified first-aiders.
Financial protection in accordance with the Package Travel Law 1992

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:

Food - Our accommodation will have self catering facilities.
Restaurant or pub meals - Scotland is well known for its unique and hearty food.
Flights (See Below)

We will meet at Inverness Airport on Wednesday 29 June at 14.30.
We will drop you off at Inverness Airport on Sunday 3 July at 13:00.

Our airport transfers will be timed to meet the following flights:

OUTBOUND - Wednesday 29 June
easyJet flight EZY863
Departs - 12.30 London GATWICK
Arrives - 14.15 Inverness

INBOUND - Sunday 3 July
easyJet flight EZY864
Departs - 15.00 Inverness
Arrives - 16.40 London GATWICK

IF YOU CHOOSE TO BOOK ALTERNATIVE TRAVEL PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 14.30 ON 29th JUNE AND DEPART NO EARLIER THAN 13:00 ON 3th JULY.

To confirm your place on this trip please use internet banking. The account details are:

Account Name: BACKABUSH XPLORERS
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Please email [masked] as soon as you make payment so that we can secure your bed at the accommodation and confirm everything with you. Thanks :)

IMPORTANT NOTE: We consider safety to be our number one priority and while we never take unnecessary risks, we do recognise that any outdoor activity involves a danger of personal injury or death. Remember that you should be aware of and accept these risks as you are responsible for your own safety and you should not undertake anything beyond your abilities. It is also your responsibility to be correctly equipped for the weather and activity you have chosen to participate in.