Featured Itineraries 

Snowdon: Hike It. Bike It. Paddle it

Bike it. Hike it. Paddle it!

  • Tackle all terrains with two boots, a bike and a boat in the wildness of Wales

  • Conquer the summit of Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales at 1,085m

  • Experience the beauty and the brawn of the legendary Welsh landscape

  • Bike & kayak hire are all included

  • Private bubble trips available for groups over 10 people

Carbon Impact

 

Detailed Itinerary

Bike, Hike, Paddle in One Day


First leg: Bike approx. 10 miles With the Old Man of Coniston rugged peak looming behind you in the distance you will follow the shores of Coniston Water winding into the impressive Grizedale Forest. With tackling a step climb you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the Old Man of Coniston and the lake which eagerly await. You will then have a sweeping descent before following the scenic route skirting the shores of Coniston Lake and back to base.
Second leg: Old Man of Coniston Trek approx. 5 miles Begin the ascent of The Old Man of Coniston at 803m. Your climb will start on the quiet country lane which climbs steeply for the first half mile. Following another steady climb you’ll come to Low Water Lake, a great place to stop and take in your surroundings. The path continues up the hillside, zigzagging as it ascends where you’ll notice the remains of old copper workings as the lakeside village of Coniston was originally established to support the local mining industry. The final section will see you trekking a few steep steps before reaching the summit!! Third Leg: Kayak Coniston Water approx. 2 miles This is the perfect well-earned rest for those legs after your bike and mountain climb. Coniston Water is a magnificent glacially formed lake nestled amidst some of the Lake District most spectacular scenery. Weather permitting, you may catch a glimpse of the summit of the Old Man of Coniston and Grizedale Forest which gives an incredible sense of achievement.





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The carbon impact of this trip is

14.5 kg CO2e per person

The above calculation shows the approximate amount of carbon that will be emitted by taking this trip (this does not include meals or getting to the destination). Details of how this figure is calculated can be found on our
Carbon Emissions page. 
  

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Ben Nevis: Hike it. Bike It. Paddle It

  • 100km of adventure by bike, hike and paddle

  • Experience the incredible Scottish Highlands on this 2-day multi activity journey from the sea at Inverness to the summit of the mighty Ben Nevis

  • Immerse yourself in the wild nature and rugged scenery in the heart of Scotland

  • Cycle through the stunning Great Glen, paddle the historic Caledonian Canal and summit the highest mountain in the UK, Ben Nevis at 1345m

  • One night’s accommodation, bike & kayak hire are all included

  • Private bubble trips available for groups over 10 people.

Detailed Itinerary

Evening Prior.


We recommend arriving in Inverness the night prior to the start of your trip so you have the chance to meet the crew and your fellow adventurers and attend a trip briefing. This is at your own expense allowing you the flexibility to book and have dinner where you wish. More info will be provided when you sign up for the challenge. If you are arriving by train, a transfer can be arranged for you at a set time from Inverness station to the hotel if pre-booked prior to the event start date.




Day 1. Bike and paddle


First leg: Bike approx. 45 miles Perched on a cliff overlooking the River Ness is Inverness Castle marking an impressive start to your adventure from the east coast of Scotland. Following a briefing and in your team accompanied by your tour Leader, your bike journey begins following the River Ness. Passing along the southern shores Loch Ness keep an eye out for the mysterious Nessie before your route winds its way and through the picturesque landscape of the Great Glen. You will arrive in Fort Augustus for lunch enjoying the backdrop of the Scottish Highlands. Your afternoon continues with short 9-mile ride on a mixture of cycle paths and road continuing through the Great Glen. Ben Nevis will be looming in the distance before you arrive in Loch Lochy where you’ll change your bikes for boats.
Second leg: Canoe approx. 2 miles You will be kitted out with a double Canadian canoe, buoyancy aid and paddle and receive a full briefing prior to your canoe down the beautiful Laggan Corridor. This is a stunning sheltered section of the Caledonian Canal of which you will be accompanied by canoe guides. Following a full day of adventure you’ll overnight near the banks of the canal in a friendly Scottish Highland hostel.




Day 3. Bike and trek


Third leg: Bike approx. 22 miles Following breakfast at the hostel from the self-catering kitchen, ensure you place your day-pack ready with your trekking kit and hiking boots in the support vehicle which will meet you at the finish of your cycling leg. It’s then time to jump back in the saddle of your bike and pedal 22 miles to reach the base of Ben Nevis.
Fourth and final leg: Trek Ben Nevis approx. 8.5 miles Swapping your bikes for boots, your ascent begins of the highest mountain in the UK, the mighty Ben Nevis, at 1,345 metres. Accompanied by your Mountain Leader the trek begins from Glen Nevis and follows The Mountain Track which is in fact the old access route to the now ruined Observatory and was designed as a rough bridle path for ponies. The track climbs steeply via several small zig-zags to the saddle by Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe (known as the halfway lochan) at 570m, then ascends the remaining 700 metres up the stony west flank of Ben Nevis in a series of larger, but less steep, zig-zags that criss-cross the face of the mountain’s western side leading to the rocky summit plateau. The trek to the summit takes approximately 4 hours and involves 1,370m of ascent. Whilst standing on the highest point in the UK, the sense of achievement is huge as you take in the awe-inspiring views of the Scottish Highlands. There’s time for a photo snap of your epic achievement before the descent taking approximately 2.5 hours. All being well your challenge should be completed by 6pm. Please allow extra time if you are planning onward travel after the adventure.





Carbon Impact

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The carbon impact of this trip is

21.5 kg CO2e per person

The above calculation shows the approximate amount of carbon that will be emitted by taking this trip (this does not include meals or getting to the destination). Details of how this figure is calculated can be found on our
Carbon Emissions page. 
  

 

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Lake District: Hike it. Bike It. Paddle It

  • A multi-activity adventure in the Lake District

  • Craggy hilltops, mountain tarns and glittering lakes paints the perfect landscape to bike, hike and paddle it. 

  • Summit the iconic peak of the Old Man of Coniston 

  • Tackle the off road mountain bike trails in Grizedale Forest

  • Kayak across the still waters of Coniston

  • Achieve 10 miles of cycling, 5 miles of trekking and 2 miles of kayaking.

  • Private bubble trips available for groups over 10 people.

Detailed Itinerary

Bike, Hike, Paddle in One Day


First leg: Bike approx. 10 miles With the Old Man of Coniston rugged peak looming behind you in the distance you will follow the shores of Coniston Water winding into the impressive Grizedale Forest. With tackling a step climb you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the Old Man of Coniston and the lake which eagerly await. You will then have a sweeping descent before following the scenic route skirting the shores of Coniston Lake and back to base.
Second leg: Old Man of Coniston Trek approx. 5 miles Begin the ascent of The Old Man of Coniston at 803m. Your climb will start on the quiet country lane which climbs steeply for the first half mile. Following another steady climb you’ll come to Low Water Lake, a great place to stop and take in your surroundings. The path continues up the hillside, zigzagging as it ascends where you’ll notice the remains of old copper workings as the lakeside village of Coniston was originally established to support the local mining industry. The final section will see you trekking a few steep steps before reaching the summit!! Third Leg: Kayak Coniston Water approx. 2 miles This is the perfect well-earned rest for those legs after your bike and mountain climb. Coniston Water is a magnificent glacially formed lake nestled amidst some of the Lake District most spectacular scenery. Weather permitting, you may catch a glimpse of the summit of the Old Man of Coniston and Grizedale Forest which gives an incredible sense of achievement.





Carbon Impact

YOUR

CARBON

LABEL

The carbon impact of this trip is

0.60 kg CO2e per person

The above calculation shows the approximate amount of carbon that will be emitted by taking this trip (this does not include meals or getting to the destination). Details of how this figure is calculated can be found on our
Carbon Emissions page. 
  

 

Check dates and book it today

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