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Explore & Learn Rannoch Moor Crossing

Tyndrum
canoe - Up to 6 people

Description

We’ll spend six exciting days together, journeying along one of Scotland's most iconic canoe routes, using a wide range of skills taking us beyond standard paddling.


Our team will work with you to develop your traditional canoe skills in a real world environment where the use of these trad skills will greatly benefit your enjoyment and experience.


The first day of our trip we’ll spend the day on Loch Tulla & the Upper Orchy in order for us all to get to know each other and refresh our skills, before having a comfortable night and some great food (plus beer) at one of our fantastic local venues. The following morning we’ll start our trip down the Rannoch system to the mighty River Tay from Loch Bà. During the trip our team will guide and support you, ensuring that you have a truly awesome experience.


During the trip, if you want, you’ll gain your British Canoeing Multi Day Touring, Open Water Touring and Canoe Progressive awards, as well as gaining lots of valuable experience which will help you on your pathway to both Open Water and White Water Open Canoe (and even advanced) Leader awards.


Trip planning made easy!


We know that when you're on a trip you don't want to worry about logistics, so we've taken care of everything! 

Where there's a shuttle needed we'll take care of it, and when it comes to food we've a mouth watering menu put together, so all you have to worry about is enjoying it. 


Our fleet of Hōu Canoes are available for you to use either paddling solo or with another member of the team, if you have your own boat feel free to bring it along and we'll discount your trip appropriately.


During most of our trips, there are opportunities to gain your British Canoeing Multi Day Touring, Open Water Touring or Canoe Progressive award, (for a small additional cost). 

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

This trip is designed for those who want to take thier canoe journeying skills to the next level, therefore being comfortable paddling solo on open water and on the river would be great.


You don’t need to have your own boat though as we can help you with that, we’ll also take care of the menu for the trip meaning all you have to do is turn up with your personal paddling equipment a sense of adventure and an enthusiasm to learn!

Itinerary

Day 1 - Loch Tulla to Bridge of Orchy

We'll spend our first day together getting to know each other and preparing ourselves for our epic adventure.


Day 2 - 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 3 - 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 4 - 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 5 - 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 6 - 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 for adults

Mon 7th - Sat 12th Mar
09:30 - 15:00 every day · 2 spaces left
Mon 14th - Sat 19th Nov '22
09:30 - 15:00 every day · 6 spaces left

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