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3 Jun 2019

Ranger-guided mountain walks

A clear reflection in Loch Duich beneath the iconic Five Sisters mountains of Kintail
Torridon, Ben Lomond, Glencoe, Goatfell, Ben Lawers, Kintail and Affric, the Moffat Hills, the Cairngorms – all famous Scottish upland landscapes, but it’s not so widely known that the National Trust for Scotland cares for large parts of them.

Trust rangers and other staff based at these places arrange guided walks and events to help you explore, learn about and enjoy these wild areas.

We offer guided walks over most of the Munros (hills 3,000ft high and over) and Corbetts (hills 2,500–3,000ft high) in our care. There are also ranger-led events where you can learn about the wildlife in these places, or new skills such as mountain navigation, nature photography and wild camping.

Three Trust peaks have also taken part in the Torchlight Challenge – Ben Lomond, Ben Lawers and Goat Fell. This is an opportunity to experience the mountains at dusk and raise essential funds for the National Trust for Scotland and local mountain rescue teams.

Rangers at the following places offer guided mountain walks and events:

Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve

Find out more about our scheduled events.

For further information, please telephone 01567 820988 or email benlawers@nts.org.uk

Ben Lawers
Ben Lawers

Ben Lomond

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Guided walks can also be arranged on request. For more information please call 01360 870224 or email benlomond@nts.org.uk

View of Loch Lomond from the top of Ben Lomond
Ben Lomond

Glencoe National Nature Reserve

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For more information please call 01855 811307 or email glencoe_events@nts.org.uk

A walker looking out across the landscape of the highlands.
Glencoe National Nature Reserve

Goatfell, Isle of Arran

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Guided walks can also be arranged on request. For more information please call 01770 302462 or email goatfell@nts.org.uk

Clouds at the peak of Goat Fell
Goatfell, Isle of Arran

Grey Mare’s Tail Nature Reserve

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For more information please call 07713 786230 or email greymarestail@nts.org.uk

Green hills and a loch, in the landscape of the Scottish Borders.
Grey Mare’s Tail Nature Reserve

Kintail and West Affric

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The rangers also arrange walks on demand over any of the 10 Munros cared for by the Trust at Kintail and West Affric, as well as any other peak in the Glen Shiel and Loch Cluanie area.

Booking is essential for these walks: please contact the Kintail rangers directly by calling 01599 511231 or email kintail@nts.org.uk

Walkers climbing a Munro at Kintail in the Highlands
Kintail and West Affric

Mar Lodge Estate National Nature Reserve

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The rangers can also arrange any of the scheduled walks on demand, in addition to guided walks over any of the 15 Munros on the estate.

Booking is essential: please contact the Mar Lodge Estate ranger team directly on 01339 720164 or email marlodgeestate@nts.org.uk

A view across Glen Lui and the river in the summer sunshine
Mar Lodge Estate National Nature Reserve

Torridon

Our ranger and property manager at Torridon, Seamus MacNally, arranges guided hill walks in the area on demand. Walks available include Beinn Alligin and Liathach, where you’ll learn from Seamus’s many years of experience living and working in this landscape.

For more information please telephone 01445 791221 or email torridon@nts.org.uk.

A still loch with mountains in the background on a sunny day at Torridon
Torridon

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