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Rannoch Moor Crossing

Tyndrum
canoe - Up to 8 people

Description

Starting high up on the boggy moorlands of Rannoch Moor we descend over 1000 meters in height to join Scotland’s biggest river, the River Tay 80 kilometres away.

This iconic Scottish canoe expedition will test your canoeing skills - portages, rapids and lochs will keep you busy over 5 days.


On all our expeditions we don't just give you a great time on the water, we also handle all the catering for the trip!

What to bring

  1. Clothing for paddling
  2. Full waterproofs
  3. Outdoor clothing you don't mind getting smelly and a wee bit damp in
  4. Shoes for being on the water (trainers or boots you don't mind getting wet, or wellies. We do not recommend thin wetsuit boots for this trip as there is some walking to be done.)
  5. Clothing for in camp
  6. Dry clothes for around camp
  7. Dry shoes
  8. Sleeping system
  9. Sleeping bag
  10. Sleep matt
  11. Thermals to sleep in



Requirements

Worried about not having all the paddling skills you need, don't worry?

Your guide will be on hand to offer coaching tips and handy hints to help your paddling and campcraft skills develop and to make this journey unforgettable!


This is an intermediate to advanced level trip, you should be comfortable being outside for the duration of the trip.

Paddling skills - we do recommend you've a base level of understanding on how to move your boat around on the loch and the river, don't worry if you're not a pro as your guide will be there to provide help and support throughout.



Itinerary

Day 1 - Loch Ba to Loch Eigheach

We start our crossing from the A82, heading East across Loch Ba on to Loch Laidon and catching the Garbh Ghaoir. Enjoy views down to Rannoch Station as you begin your journey.


Day 2 - Loch Eigheach to Dunalistair Water

We seek out the River Gaur after our nights camp where more challenging water and rapids will change the nature of the days canoeing. We then travel onto Loch Rannoch and onwards to the man made reservoir Dunalistair Water for our next camp.


Day 3 - Dunalistair Water to Loch Tummel

Beautiful Highland lochs and steep, technical rivers will keep us occupied on today's paddle as we move East to Loch Tummel.


Day 4 - Loch Tummel to Loch Faskally

The breathtaking Loch Tummel will give way to the river as we negotiate more rapids and camp on the beautiful Loch Faskally.


Day 5 - Loch Faskally to Ballinluig

The final day of the crossing and a chance to reflect on an awe-inspiring journey


*This is our ideal itinerary however it may change when we're on the go as we'll work with the weather and pick campsites best suited to us on each day.



Cancellations

Rigid: Guaranteed full refund if cancelling 5 days prior.

You will be entitled to a full refund under the following circumstances:

  • If your booking is under £200 and you cancelled at least a full 72h prior to the activity start time.
  • If your booking is over £200 and you cancelled at least a full 5 days prior to the activity start time.
  • If the centre cancels the activity at any time.

If the conditions on the day aren’t ideal but the activity still takes place, you will not be eligible for a refund.

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Where we'll meet

Keep an eye out for our van and trailer when you arrive in the car park, park up next to us and come in and join us for a bite to eat and a coffee!

CAG Adventures
£599 per person

Mon 22nd - Fri 26th Feb
09:30 - 15:00 every day · 6 spaces left

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