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winter skills course
Last season we had to cancel all winter skills courses due to COVID19. Next year we are all up and running for the whole season again. Courses are already filling up for 2022. We are very excited to introduce people again to winter skills on our fantastic courses. You can learn all about walking on ice and snow with crampons, by cutting steps and kicking steps. We also cover avalanche...
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sea kayaking Arisaig
This year has been a busy summer season, once we all managed to start working. This is one of the reasons why I didn’t manage many blog posts. I have spent most sea kayaking trips in Skye and also managed some 2-day tours in the Arisaig area. In late July I was fortunate to take Mollie Hughes and Rachel Keenen out for a 3-day sea kayaking tour from Loch Moidart...
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Took Mollie Hughes and Rachel Keenan out sea kayaking over the last few days. They are in the process of creating a new book called “Blue Scotland“, which is going to be a guidebook for adventures of wild swimming, paddle boarding and sea kayaking in Scotland. Our aim for the trip was to find some great locations to do some sea kayaking and take lots of photos. For this, we...
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From 1 July 2021 Unexplored Scotland will provide dinner, tea and coffee only. Due to COVID19 and other reasons it has become very difficult to accommodate everyone’s dietary needs and requirements. Since dinner is cooked and has less of a risk we are happy to keep providing dinners. Every participant is responsible for bringing their own breakfast, lunch and snacks. Here are some tips what works well for sea kayaking....
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Yesterday we had our first course since the lockdown ended. With some excitement, I organised a navigation course for 3 people in the Glen Roy area. We spent the day learning how to read maps, do pacing, timing and figure out compass bearings amongst other little tips and tricks of the trade. Having to cancel and postpone every winter skills course this year was hard but we are up and...
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