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Cairngorm 4,000ers Challenge - 30 Aug

Cairngorm 4,000ers Challenge - 30 Aug


Long Weekend

31 August-02 September 2024


Make the most of a long weekend and join an exclusive club to reach the summit of all mountains in The Cairngorms above 4,000ft in a single weekend!


The Cairngorm 4000s Challenge is an exhilarating adventure that beckons those with a passion for hiking and mountaineering.


🏞️ Embark on the Ultimate Highland Adventure: The Cairngorm 4000s Challenge! 🏔️

Are you ready to conquer the majestic peaks of the Cairngorms? Prepare yourself for an unforgettable journey through Scotland's most breathtaking landscapes with the Cairngorm 4000s Challenge!


🗻 Challenge Yourself: Scale the heights of all five of Scotland's 4000-foot mountains in one epic expedition. From the towering summit of Ben Macdui to the rugged beauty of Cairn Toul, each peak offers its own unique test of endurance and skill.


🌄 Unforgettable Views: Feast your eyes on panoramic vistas that stretch as far as the eye can see. From the windswept plateaus to the dramatic glacial valleys, every step of the journey reveals a new aspect of the Cairngorms' unparalleled natural beauty.


🚶‍♂️ Expert Guidance: Join experienced guides who know these mountains like the back of their hand. Benefit from their local knowledge, safety expertise, and passion for the outdoors as they lead you on an unforgettable adventure.


🌦️ Weather the Elements: Be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. From clear blue skies to swirling mists and sudden squalls, the Cairngorms' unpredictable weather adds an extra element of challenge and excitement to your expedition.


🏕️ Wilderness Camping: Spend your nights under the starlit sky, nestled in the heart of the Cairngorms' wild beauty.


🌟 Make Memories: Forge lifelong bonds with fellow adventurers as you share the triumphs and challenges of the Cairngorm 4000s Challenge. Together, you'll create memories that will last a lifetime.


Ready to take on the ultimate Highland adventure? Join us for the Cairngorm 4000s Challenge and discover the true meaning of mountain mastery!


Don't miss your chance to stand on the roof of Scotland and experience the thrill of the Cairngorm 4000s Challenge firsthand. See you on the summit! 🏔️🌿


This is a tough challenge that is aimed at people with excellent mountain fitness.


This trip is limited to a small group of just 8 people, supported by qualified and experienced mountain leaders.

  • The specific itinerary is subject to change based on local weather conditions.

    Friday (from 8pm) - Meet outside London Euston train station and board the Caledonian Sleeper train (bed in a single-sex, twin room with one of your fellow adventurers) for an overnight journey to The Cairngorms National Park

    Saturday - Meet you guide as you disembark the train for a trip briefing and distribution of kit before heading out for three days adventure in the wilderness.

    Hike over two of the highest mountains in Scotland before pitching tents next to a remote mountain lake for a night under the stars.

    Sunday - After an al fresco breakfast, you will pack the tents away and continue on your journey down the valley and over to the mighty Lairig Ghru!

    This will be the easiest of the three days in preparation for the huge finale.

    Where you camp will depend on the weather... Maybe it'll be on the summit of Devil's Point, with stunning panoramic views of the surrounding area!

    Monday - An early start will see you reach the Braeriach Ridge and one of the finest walks in Scotland!  This is a tough day as you summit three munros, but hiking the ridge surrounded by the raw beuuty of the wildnerness makes this jounrey one of the most unforgettable experiences you'll ever have!

    At the end of the hike you will return to Aviemore for dinner before boarding the Caledonian Sleeper train for a relaxing journey back to London (twin-beds in first class accommodation with en suite toilet and shower facilities)

    (expect to arive at London Euston around 8am on Tuesday)

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