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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES 

Skiing, mountain-biking, white-water rafting, canyoning, climbing & canoe hire

BIKE HIRE

Mountain bikes, e-bikes and trailers for children can be rented from Girvan's Hardware in Fort Augustus. E-bikes in particular are great for cycling up the forestry tracks around the village; which lead to spectacular views of Loch Ness and Glenmorriston.

'Active High are based in the heart of the Great Glen near Loch Oich and the Caledonian Canal. Activities include white water rafting tripsscenic river rafting safari trips, white water funyakkingcanyoninggorge walkingcanoe tripskayak tripsrock climbing and abseiling, canoe hire and kayak hire. 

20 MINUTES BY CAR

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NEVIS RANGE MOUNTAIN EXPERIENCE 

https://www.nevisrange.co.uk/

Mountain Gondola

The Nevis Range Mountain Gondola is the only one of its kind in Britain and reaches the heights of 650m.  It was built on the north face of Aonach Mòr, the 8th highest mountain in Britain, originally as a way to transport skiers to the slopes.  The Mountain Gondola has become an visitor attraction, allowing visitors to enjoy the scenic ride and absorb the stunning views and clear mountain air.  It is also widely used as a short cut by climbers to the many challenging winter climbing routes on Aonach Mòr and by hill walkers to access summer routes.  During the summer mountain bikers who ride the exciting & challenging downhill tracks use the Gondola for uplift as do paragliders on their journey to the clouds.

Mountain Biking

Home to the UCI Downhill World Cup Since 2002. Whether you’re an extreme Downhill mountain biker or a complete beginner, Nevis Range has the trails for you!  Trails in the lower forest are open all year around.

Snowsports

Winter season normally runs from late December – April; snowsports lessons, equipment hire and lift passes.

55 MINUTES BY CAR

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VERTICAL DESCENTS

http://www.verticaldescents.com/

Based in Fort William Vertical Descents is a modern outdoor adventure centre offering a wide range of exhilarating activities  Sessions range from canyoning, coasteering and white-water-rafting to fun yakking, bridge swing, paintball and off-road segways.

 

60 MINUTES BY CAR

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