Fort William, Scotland (Sun 13/07/14-Wed 16/07/14)

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So at last it’s here, the trip to Scotland, and our final peak! Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the UK stands at 1344m

ben-nevis

 

We will be hiking over three days, and it will be midweek.

 

Activity date:  Sunday 13th – Wednesday 16th July 2014
Meeting point:  CSA (Cranfield University)
Departing time from Cranfield: 12:00
Arriving time to Cranfield (approx):  20:30
Walk length (Km):  40+ Km (over three days)
Club members only?:  Yes
Sign up at:  walking@cranfield.ac.uk with “Sarah-Fort William” in subject title
Sign-up deadline:  From Friday 23rd May @ 9pm
Price:  £100 (£50 deposit required with final balance due closer to the date)
Meal provided?:  Breakfast on Mon, Tues & Wed, evening meal on Mon & Tues
Gear:  NO GEAR, NO GO policy for this trip. This means that walking boots (NO other shoes!), waterproofs (including waterproof trousers), warm clothes and a NON-COTTON base layer are a must for this trip. NO jeans please!
Other information:  Transport: car sharing, drivers sought, fuel costs will be paid. Journey duration: 8 hours one way (460 miles). Food: For all days of walking you will need to provide yourself with a packed lunch, some high energy food to keep you going throughout the day and at least 1.5 litres of water.

Note, do not email before this as you will not be included on the list. I will be collecting a non-refundable deposit of £50 the following week to confirm places

 

One thought on “Fort William, Scotland (Sun 13/07/14-Wed 16/07/14)

    […] What walking boots and other walking gear do you have that you found indispensable during the walks?                                                                                                                                 Yes, waterproof boots and clothes are indispensable! Both my walking boots and clothes are Karrimor which I bought from the Sports Direct shop in MK center. The walking boots were less expensive and OK for not very wet conditions. But they proved not waterproof in very wet conditions!  Besides, a pair of walking poles really helps in mountain climbing during weekend walks. I have a pair of walking poles  by Trekrite that I bought from Amazon: they have survived very hash conditions such as mountain climbing in Scotland.  […]

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