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In the spirit of festive good cheer we are running a 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway . We’re giving away daily prizes for 12 December Days, leading up to our final uber-prize – the Trip of a Lifetime. The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway can be entered through our Facebook page – Click HERE to check it out. For all the … Continue reading
We’re always looking to improve the trips we offer and bring more variety to the mix. Not only does it give us and excuse to get out and about and research but more importantly it keeps our clients happy. So after several requests from previous clients, lots of research and some tailor made excursions, we’ve put our knowledge into creating … Continue reading
Our Trip Grading Explained Whether you’re looking for an active but relaxed holiday, or a real physical challenge out in the wilderness, we have a trip to suit your needs. Choosing the right trip, however, can be tricky as you need to consider the balance of physical challenge, technical skills and comfort level. That’s why we’re launching our new trip … Continue reading
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Another week of adventures from the Wilderness Scotland team, another Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland. The team enjoyed a fantastic evening at the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards dinner in Inverness on Friday. We were over the moon to take home two awards, the Best Tour Operator Programme of the Year and the Best Marketing Campaign of the Year. … Continue reading
BikePacking – What is it? There are many market-based buzz-words for it, from bikepacking to micro-adventure, S24O (Sub-24 Hour Overnight!) to off-road touring. Join Wilderness guide, Chris Mackie as he ventures into the wilds of Sutherland in Northern Scotland with his bike and camping gear and learn from him about BikePacking – How to bike and camp in the wild. … Continue reading
Where are the Outer Hebrides? A wee while ago, I was lucky enough to spend 18 months living on the Isle of Lewis so feel qualified to explain the magic and wonder of Mountain Biking in the Outer Hebrides. Lewis is the largest island in the Outer Hebrides; the liminal chain of islands that edge the North Atlantic to the … Continue reading
After a week of slightly more mixed weather (although still pretty dry!) we have some interesting news from throughout the wilderness team. Its time for Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland. Quite a few of the team were over in Balmoral for the Bike Balmoral charity event on Sunday which was being managed by Wilderness Events. We were blessed with … Continue reading
The days are getting longer and the sun is warming our wintry hearts. Spring is round the corner, inching towards us, soon to appear and wrap us in its flowery, warming embrace. Im getting carried away. The days are getting longer anyway. Im getting excited as thoughts are turning to wheels that will soon be spinning. Woo hoo! Mountain bike … Continue reading
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What Makes Scotland’s Mountain Bike Trails Great? I’ve been lucky as a travel writer to ride mountain bike trails on five continents, but hand on heart the finest biking in the world for me is right here in Scotland. Don’t just take my word for it. An International Mountain Bike Association ‘People’s Poll’ has hailed Scotland as the world’s number … Continue reading
If you’ve never tried off-road mountain biking before, the Cairngorms are, without a doubt, one of the best places to start – spoiled for choice with trails, terrain and a complete range of technical environments to master, a week could see you progress from novice to a confident rider starting to tackle rock traverses and steep, dirt-track declines! Often described … Continue reading