Tuesday 25th June, 2019

Walks Programme & Information

Meeting Place

The meeting place for all walks is the car park at University of Highlands & Islands, 12b Ness Walk, Inverness, IV3 5SQ, unless otherwise stated in the programme. Please arrive 15 minutes before the listed departure time.

To get to UHI, travel along the riverside past the Cathedral, Highland Hospice, Cheshire House and turn right into UHI (Royal Infirmary). Parking is in front of the stone building where you will see small UHI labels on the kerb at each parking bay. Please note only UHI bays to be used.

Walk Gradings

The key to grades of walks shown on our walk programme is as follows:-

DateWalk
AHill walking with ascent over 1500 feet, or lower level walks over 15 miles.
B+Greater than B but less than A.
BLesser hill up to 1500ft or moorland walks, or low level walks between 7 - 14 miles.
C+Greater than C but less than B.
CLow level walking 6 - 10 miles, possibly including some minor ascents up to 1000ft.
DUp to 6 miles, and all evening walks.

Safety

Members are asked to ensure that they are fit for all walks they intend to undertake. Be aware that if you are unfit, you risk your own safety and that of others on the walk.

All routes are pre-walked by the Walk Leader prior to the club outing. This allows them to check for any circumstances that may require a change in the route or itinerary, for example due to weather conditions. However, members are expected to take care of their own SAFETY as no liability can be accepted by the Club. Members and prospective members are expected to follow the rules of the Club.

Equipment

The following equipment is recommended:

Suitable footware, waterproof jacket and trousers (jeans are not recommended), gaiters, rucksack, spare sweater, spare socks, headgear, food, drink, gloves, whistle, survival bag, walking stick, high energy food.

Boots are essential for all grades of walks.

Dogs

No dogs are allowed on any club walks.

Changes to Programme

The club puts in a lot of work to provide a varied programme of walks for it's members. Sometimes though, due to unforeseen circumstances, it may be necessary to amend, substitute or cancel a walk at short notice.

Walks Programme

Click on walk title for more details of that day's outing.

DateWalk
Sat 22 JunWalk 1 – Sgor Gaoith from Glen Feshie
Sat 22 JunWalk 2 – Forres Circuit
Sun 30 JunWalk 1 – Circuits of Lochs Morie and Glass
Sun 30 JunWalk 2 – Loch Glass
Sat 6 JulLoch Arkaig – Invermallie and Glen Mallie
Sun 14 JulWalk 1 – Beinn Dhorain and Ben Uarie
Sun 14 JulWalk 2 - Auchlean to Ruigh Aiteachain Bothy
WALK CANCELLED
Sat 20 JulWalk 1 – Bealach an Sgairne/Glen Lichd Kintail
Sat 20 JulWalk 2 – Ruthven Barracks Circular
Sun 28 JulWalk 1 – Carn a Ghillie Chearr (Cromdale Hills)
Sun 28 JulWalk 2 – Round Loch Affric
Sat 3 AugThree Hills Around Duntelchaig
Sun 11 AugWalk 1 – Cook's Cairn
Sun 11 AugWalk 2 – Alltsaigh Circular
Sat 17 AugKnockie to Fort Augustus
Sun 25 AugWalk 1 – Beinn Enaiglair (Braemore Junction)
Sun 25 AugWalk 2 – Ballavoulen – Kildermorie
WALK CANCELLED
Sat 31 AugTugnet – Buckpool
Sun 8 SepMeall a' Bhuachaille
Sat 14 SepWalk 1 - Geal Charn Mor (from Lynwilg)
Sat 14 SepWalk 2 – Strathrory
Sun 22 SepLoch Maree
Sat 28 SepShenval to Loch Aslaich
Sun 6 OctWildcat Trail
Sat 12 OctCoire an t-Sneachda
Fri 18 OctGGWC Weekend Away
Sat 26 OctLogie Steading and the Findhorn Glen