Learn the skills to undertake canoe expeditions including paddling skills and wild camping skills. Due to demand I am extending this course for an additional optional day. See below for details.
10am Monday 5th June - 4pm Friday 9th June 2023
Starts Fort William, finishes Inverness
About the Event
Difficulty Level: Moderate (For those with limited experience of canoe journeys, please complete the canoe training available in May first.)
Cost: £300 per person, (members £200), plus canoe hire £50 per boat.
max 8 participants
You will be guided along the length of the Caledonian Canal from West to East. Accommodation will be at formal campsites along the route, where we will camp each night. The canal and lochs, including Loch Ness the longest loch in Scotland, provide constant interest and a few sections of excitement. The landscape is endlessly fascinating, with a wide range of wildlife encountered on each journey. The route is prone to strong winds and completion of the route cannot be guaranteed.
Canoes and paddling equipment will be provided if needed, you will need to bring your own clothing and camping and cooking equipment. Guides will support with the camping as with the paddling.
Pick-up and drop off is possible from Inverness train station or Inverness airport by pre-arrangement.
Expedition leader: Stuart Lockton