SWIM 'N HIKE

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Let Outdoor Adventure Scotland look after your hill safety whilst you concentrate on enjoying the beauty & tranquillity of swimming amongst this awe inspiring scenery. 

ONLY SUITABLE FOR EXPERIENCED WILD, OPEN-WATER SWIMMERS

DATES - Your day or weekend is booked with me directly.

Text or phone on 07788967353, please. 

Coire an Lochain & Loch Etchachan 

 

These two fabulous high mountain lochs are situated in the depths of The Northern Cairngorms in The Cairngorm National Park. Swimming in these lochs is an exceptional experience but needs planning and hill skills to navigate & manage your personal safety on the open, sub-arctic plateau. 

Over two days, we'll visit these glacial lochs on the high plateau (alternative venues will be used if serious weather creates unsafe conditions) where you can savour the pleasures of open-water swimming. 

Your professional Mountaineering Instructor - (Member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors) - who will will lead your journey over the plateau, will remain shore-based with a shelter, stove/fuel and a range of hot drinks. Please note, there will be no in-water safety cover other than your fellow swimmers...and remember, we're a long way from road access. 

You will need a day rucksac (of a suitable size) to carry hillwalking and your swim gear which should include, high-vis swim cap, swim tow-float, swim shoes, Dry-robe or similar & towel, hat, gloves spare fleece, waterproof jacket and trousers, adequate food and drink for a day in the hills and essential post-swim snacks. (Full details will be sent to you on receipt of your booking.)

£100 per person - Guiding fee for one day. Transport, Food, Accommodation not included.