navigation practice on a mountain skills course

Dates for Mountain Skills Courses 2015 announced

Our mountain skills courses are very popular.  We run these courses every spring,  giving you the opportunity to join one of our fun groups and pick up some essential skills such as micro navigation, emergency ropework, scrambling techniques, using a GPS and night/poor visibility...
Letterewe and fisherfield Backpacking Traverse

Trekking in Scotland

Trekking in Scotland I hear you say? But you can’t go trekking in Scotland – that’s something that you do in the Andes or the Himalayas surely? I beg to differ, in Scotland you can have some fantastic trekking, multi day trips taking in fantastic views, seeing rare and...
backpacking across the Cuillin

Hiking in Scotland

Scotland is of course renowned for castles, tartans, whisky and beautiful scenery, but the hiking in Scotland is as good as you’ll get anywhere.  Although it’s a small country, the landscapes are very varied and with a population density in the Highlands roughly...
Quiraing

Hiking in Skye

If you enjoy the great outdoors why not think about hiking in Skye?  Up here  in the North West of Scotland Skye is an uniquely interesting island with a huge diversity of geology, flora and fauna and natural beauty to experience and enjoy. Whether you prefer a leisurely stroll...

Walking Trips in Scotland

Scotland is physically a small country, but it’s rugged and it takes time to get around. Most of it has a population density on a par with that of the Amazon rain forest. The fact that it’s small makes it accessible though, the scenery is amazing, and very varied. All...
Scrambling

Mountain Guides in Scotland

When thinking of places that people might want to engage mountain guides, Scotland probably doesn’t come as high up the list as The Alps, or Nepal, or Peru.  In Britain we have a strong do-it yourself tradition in our own hills. That hasn’t always been the case...

Skye Walking Guides

Mountain Freedom provide Skye walking guides for all sorts of activities, from a gentle stroll absorbing the scenery, to challenging hiking in the Black Cuillin mountains. Whatever you’re aiming to get out of your time here, we can help.  We work with all sorts of people...
Guided walking on Skye

Designer walking holidays on Skye

At Mountain Freedom we’ve done away with the rigid “package tour format” and opened up our range of activities here on the Isle of Skye and so you can build your own perfect outdoor holiday, that suits your needs. Firstly, you can choose your own accommodation...
Cuillin wild camp

Guided Walking on Skye Video

Last month we had Nessim, a media student from Brighton with us on one of our  trips. Obviously Nessim was keen to capture the wonderful scenery of Skye, but additionally he offered to make a wee promo for us, just as a fun exercise to demonstrate the range of guided walking on...
Bealach Coire na Banachdaich

Backpacking across the Cuillin, September 2014

We’ve just returned from a splendid 3 day trip with a small group with members from England, Scotland, and Lebanon. The weather was pretty much ideal (dry, mainly sunny) and a good time was had by all. Our normal “Backpacking across the Cuillin” trip is 2 days...