Classic walking in Glencoe

Walking Tours in Glencoe

Glencoe is an area of Scotland often remembered for the massacre of the MacDonalds by the Campbells in 1692, when the Clan chief of MacDonald failed to declare his allegiance to King William III.  There is a monument for the fallen MacDonalds in Glencoe village itself and the...
Springtime scrambling on Skye

Extra dates added for Easter 2015, backpacking and Skye scrambling

We’ve just added 2 new dates around the Easter  period to our  spring 2015 programme. Our first backpacking trip of the year will be the popular Letterewe and Fisherfield Backpacking Traverse which will run from Sunday 5th to Friday 10th of April. This is always a great...
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...