Monday 17th December, 2018

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
Sun 16 DecA939 West to Lochindorb & back
Sat 22 DecFt Augustus to Meall A'Cholumain & Cullachy Falls
Wed 26 DecBoxing Day Ramble
Sun 30 DecLoch Morlich Circular
Sat 5 JanKnockfarrel from Dingwall
Sun 13 JanCanal to Craig Leach
Sat 19 JanMunlochy Bay
Sun 27 JanLoch Morlich NNW to mast, back by Badaguish
Sat 2 FebFortrose to Rosehaugh
Sun 10 FebTulloch Hill Circuit
Sat 16 FebAuchbain/ Mid Largs Area
Sun 24 FebGlen Tromie
Sat 2 MarAGM Walk
Sun 10 MarHills round Duntelchaig
Sat 16 MarGlenlivet – Robbie MacPherson Trail
Sun 24 MarStruie Hill Circular
Sat 30 Mar2 Wee Hills – Creagh an Righ and Creag Ealraich
Sun 7 AprWalk 1 – Round Raven Rock
Sun 7 AprWalk 2 - North Kessock to Coulmore Viewpoint
Sat 13 AprMeall Cluainidh to Eskadale Moor (Strathglass)
Sun 21 AprTomcork to Three Lochs Circular
Sat 27 AprGGWC Weekend Away