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Lochaber 4,000ers Challenge - 13 Sept

Lochaber 4,000ers Challenge - 13 Sept

£495.00Price

14-15 September 2024

 

Embark on the ultimate test of mountaineering prowess with the Lochaber 4000s Challenge!

 

Nestled in the heart of Scotland's magnificent Highlands, this adventure beckons daring souls to conquer the region's four iconic peaks exceeding 4,000 feet.

 

Picture yourself standing atop Ben Nevis, the UK's highest mountain, and gazing out at the breathtaking panorama of rugged terrain and sparkling lochs below. From the rugged slopes of Aonach Beag to the majestic ridges of Carn Mor Dearg, each summit presents its own unique set of challenges and rewards.

 

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

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

 

🗻 Challenge Yourself: Scale the heights of four of Scotland's 4000-foot mountains in one epic trip. From the towering summit of Ben Nevis  to the rugged beauty of Aonach Beag, 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 this regions unparalleled natural beauty.

 

🚶‍♂️ Expert Guidance:  Led by qualified guides, you will navigate steep ascents, rocky scrambles, and dramatic ridgelines, forging unforgettable memories along the way.

 

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

 

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

 

Whether you're an experienced climber seeking a new challenge or an adventurous soul eager to push your limits, the Lochaber 4000s Challenge promises an exhilarating journey through some of Scotland's most awe-inspiring landscapes.

 

Are you ready to rise to the challenge and conquer the heights of Lochaber? Join us on this epic expedition and discover the thrill of the Highlands like never before!

 

Don't miss your chance to stand on the roof of Scotland and experience the thrill of the Lochaber 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 Scottish Highlands

    Saturday - Meet your guide as you disembark the train for a trip briefing before heading out on your first day of the challenge: The Aonachs!

    Follow the well-defined path as it winds its way up the slopes of Aonach Mor and on to Aonach Beag, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

    Reaching the summit of Aonach Beag you can soak in the panoramic vistas of the Nevis Range and beyond before retracing your steps back to the awaiting transport.

    At the end of the day you will check-in to your accommodation and head out for a well-earned pub dinner.

    Sunday - After an early breakfast you will be transported to the north side of Ben Nevis.

    You will trek up through the forest on good tracks, away from the crowds, before heading off track and up the steep slopes of Carn Mor Dearg.  After reaching the summit, the exhilarating Carn Mor Dearg Arete comes in to view, a narrow ridge linking Carn Mor Dearg to Ben Nevis.

    You will traverse the dramatic Carn Mor Dearg Arete, taking in the sheer drops and breathtaking scenery on either side before tackling the final steep climb to the highest point in the UK: Ben Nevis!

    You will then descend down the 'standard track' back to the waiting transport for the return to Fort William 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 Monday)

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