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Fiacaill Ridge, Pigmy Ridge, Afterthought Arete

1 to 5 days


From £130

Ascend some of the brilliant ridges in the remote and wild Cairngorm National Park. Our friendly and experienced instructors will design the perfect course for you, making sure you get the most from your precious adventure days.

Experience the best scrambles in the Cairngorms
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The Cairngorms host 4 out of the 5 highest mountains in the UK. Join our friendly and experienced instructors to climb some of these magnificent hills via awesome scrambles. The best scrambles are all at the top end of the grade and offer incredible views across a wild part of the UK.

Fiacaill ridge - A grade 2 scramble that provides a brilliant route up onto the enormous plateaux. From here you can enjoy a lovely walk round the corries or head onto one of the harder scrambles in the national park.

Afterthought Arete and Pigmy Ridge are two other classic routes that offer stunning views on brilliant rock, at the top end of the grade for scrambles.

- All technical gear included
- Top tips on how to move efficiently over steeper ground
- Basic rope skills
- Information on the mountain history, geology, geography and ecology
- Photo package from the day

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At least 10 days of hill walking experience.
Get in touch if you are unsure.

Your Instructor

Jonny Hawkins

Jonny has a passion for adventuring in the outdoors and loves helping others to work towards their goals and expand possibilities. He prides himself on his relaxed, friendly approach and teaching the most up-to-date information in a safe and supportive manner.

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Course Program
Course Program

Speak with your instructor a few days before the course to finalise a plan
Meet your instructor at around 8 to collect kit and start the day.
Head off on your mountain journey for between 6-9 hours.
Share photos from the day after we safely return.

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