Rannoch Moor

Rannoch Moor Expedition

Rannoch Moor Expedition

RANNOCH MOOR EXPEDITION

Red Course | Advanced
Riverside, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland, PH15 2EB 01887 829 202

Starting high up on the vast moorlands of Rannoch Moor we descend over 1000 meters in height to join Scotland’s biggest river, the River Tay 80 kilometres away. This trip will test your canoeing skills - portages, rapids and lochs will keep you busy over 5 days. Our guides will lead you on this iconic Scottish canoe journey not only ensuring that you are kept safe and entertained on the water, but that you are well fed, watered and rested in camp each evening.

Key Information

£570 / adult

£1710 / group

group of 3

advanced

5 days

“RANNOCH MOOR EXPEDITION”

Starting high up on the vast moorlands of Rannoch Moor we descend over 1000 meters in height to join Scotland’s biggest river, the River Tay 80 kilometres away. This trip will test your canoeing skills - portages, rapids and lochs will keep you busy over 5 days. Our guides will lead you on this iconic Scottish canoe journey not only ensuring that you are kept safe and entertained on the water, but that you are well fed, watered and rested in camp each evening.

RED COURSE

A challenging trip that will require a variety of skills to successfully complete the expedition. Previous experience in moving water, portaging and lining a canoe are essential.

Day 1 - Loch Ba to Loch Eigheach

We start our crossing from the A82, heading East across Loch Ba on to Loch Laidon and catching the Garbh Ghaoir. Enjoy views down to Rannoch Station as you begin your journey.

Day 2 - Loch Eigheach to Dunalistair Water

We seek out the River Gaur after our nights camp where more challenging water and rapids will change the nature of the days canoeing. We then travel onto Loch Rannoch and onwards to the manmade reservoir Dunalistair Water for our next camp.

Day 3 - Dunalistair Water to Loch Tummel

Beautiful Highland lochs and steep, technical rivers will keep us occupied on todays paddle as we move East to Loch Tummel.

Day 4 - Loch Tummel to Loch Faskally

The breathtaking Loch Tummel will give way to the river as we negotiate more rapids and camp on the beautiful Loch Faskally.

Day 5 - Loch Faskally to Ballinluig

The final day of the crossing and a chance to reflect on an awe-inspiring journey.

Beyond Adventure will provide all necessary group equipment including waterproof barrels, camp seats, tents, cooking utensils, maps, group shelters as well as all necessary personal paddling equipment.

Personal Equipment 

3 season sleeping bag

Lightweight sleeping mat or thermarest

Waterproof jacket and trousers

Fleece jacket x2

Warm hat

Sun hat ideally with a peak or brim

Quick drying lightweight trousers x 2

Base layers - thermal tops and bottoms

Tee shirts x2 (thermal fabric - not cotton)

Gloves, wool is still warm when wet

Paddling footwear (could be wellies, trainers or old boots, but make sure comfortable when kneeling)

Camp footwear - sandals, trainers or lightweight boots

1 litre water bottle (minimum)

Sun glasses and sunscreen

Personal first aid including blister kit and insect repellant

Midge net & midge repellant (Scotland in summer)

Light weight wash kit (with biodegradable soap)

A few plastic carrier bags (to separate wet/dry clothes if necessary)

Lightweight towel

Headtorch plus spare battery

Camera

Personal Medication 

 

You will be able to leave extra clothes worn for travelling in the vehicle whilst we are on expedition.

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