Fisherfield Wilderness Munro Trek
20th - 22nd August 2021
The Fisherfield Wilderness Treks
Backpacking Trek into 'The Great Wilderness'
Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd August 2021
ABOUT THE TRIP
The Fisherfield Forest contains perhaps the remotest Munros in Scotland. They can be done as separate but very long day walks. But the best way to explore them is backpacking in for a few days. One of the famous 6 Munros has been demoted from Munro status to a Corbett but is a majestic hill. Add potentially difficult river crossings, there's no wonder the view from A'Mhaigdean is considered the best in Britain - given the effort to get there!
Sgurr Ban (989m / 3,245ft)
Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair (1,019m / 3,343ft)
Beinn Tarsuinn (937m / 3,074ft)
A’Mhaighdean (967m / 3,173ft)
Ruadh Stac Mor (918m / 3,012ft)
Corbett: Beinn a’ Chlaidheimh (913.96m / 2,999ft)
09:00am Corrie Halley Park
To view the start point on Google Maps, please click here. This will open in a separate tab.
If the rivers are impassable, we'll go in from Poolewe which is a much longer walk in and we'll not be able to set up a campsite (in other words - we have to carry everything).
Difficulty: The approximate total distance & ascent is 45.5km / 28.2 miles distance and 2,955m / 9,695ft ascent. There are some good tracks as well as some pathless sections with short scrambling sections. We may be carrying our camping equipment for two nights and three days walking. It is always hoped that we can get a spot to set up camp and have lighter packs for the three days but this is not always possible due to the infamous river crossings (two of them on the way in and out again plus the worst bog in Scotland. These trips are always an epic - it's not The Great Wilderness for nothing!
Cost: The three days guiding costs £295 per person (if booking for one person), £265.50 each if booking 2-3 places or £250.75 each if booking 4-6 places. 16-18 year old's are welcome if accompanied by a parent or guardian. You will need to provide your own transport and accommodation.
Numbers: I can take a maximum of 6 and a minimum of 2 in order to run the events. If there are fewer than the minimum numbers booked you'll get a full refund. If you want to book for more than 6 please get in touch.
Here are some pictures from past events to inspire you!
Guided Trips - Frequently asked questions
Is this suitable for me?
You will need to be fit and have some walking experience.
What do I need to bring?
I'm coming from further afield, where can I stay nearby?
This is up to you depending on your budget. Dundonnell and Ullapool are the main centres nearby. Along the coast toward Poolewe there are other B&Bs and hotels.
What's not included?
How much is the trip and how do I book?
The trip costs £295 per person. To book please see below. Please ensure you have read the Terms and Conditions.
What are the Terms & Conditions?
I've got some more general questions...
How do I get there?
There is very limited transport. The Citilink buses travel from Inverness to Ullapool and you can get as far as Garve by train. After that you would need to speak to me about a lift.