Over the years we’ve been on the mountain or trail with many people who have said they would be keen to try new ways of exploring the wildest corners of the Far North West. Inspired by this message, we decided to offer something totally unique – an intensive three-days of relentless outdoor adventure…Our idea was […]Continue Reading →
Earlier this week I was involved in shooting a feature for the new Adventure Show series (Web: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0071mxr) that has just started on BBC Scotland. The presenter, Deziree Wilson, made a journey through the wilds of Wester Ross. Together with Andy Toop from Backcountrybiking, she paddled along Loch Bad na Sgalaig, then hiked […]Continue Reading →
2013, the fifth Tollaidh Triathlon. Paul retained the title as overall winner. He joked that he should get to keep the Golden Karabiner now that he has won it three times, like they do with the World Cup. The crowd were outraged and reminded him in no uncertain terms that he was duty bound to […]Continue Reading →
The mountains, trails, lochs, coast and crags of Wester Ross were made for adventure. And, over the last few months, we’ve wondered how we can deliver a new kind of experience for people keen to explore the best of what the area has to offer – with expert guiding and instruction.
So, in April this […]Continue Reading →
We’ve updated our page on self-catering, hotel and guest house accommodation in the North West. This lists accommodation providers who we know or have contacted us as they are keen to attract visitors who are walkers and climbers.
If you are an accommodation provider and want us to link to […]Continue Reading →
We like our coffee at gofurther. So, with some of the country’s largest coffee chains in hot water for their failure to pay tax, we thought it was a great time to celebrate the great independent coffee bars in the far north.
Luckily for us, you won’t find a Starbucks or a Costa or a […]Continue Reading →
Clients often ask us for advice about accommodation, camp sites and how to get around the North West Highlands. It is a vast area and it can be tricky booking the right places near the many key areas for mountaineering and climbing. Our clients are often looking for a combination of days on Skye, Torridon […]Continue Reading →
We’ve had a glorious start to October with strong easterly winds keeping any significant cloud well to the south. The good weather coincided with Alexa and Simon’s visit for four days hiking with go further. They didn’t have specific objectives so we suggested four of the best walks in the area. Luckily, we managed to […]Continue Reading →
Despite a week of hot and humid weather earlier this month, our spring has been dominated by cool norther westerlies and mostly dry conditions. We’ve seen plenty of showers, but they’ve been very light and brief and the burns and rivers are unusually low. We don’t know why, but the spring flowers this year are […]Continue Reading →
Sometimes we come across a picture that captures the atmosphere of Wester Ross better than any words can convey. Here’s one of them. Thanks to our good friend Jim Buchanan who runs Wild West Topos for the image.
The picture looks south east across part of the Fisherfield Wilderness over to Torridon in […]Continue Reading →
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