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Central Reservations 08701 553255
SYHA Activity Holidays Kintail & Affric Classic Ridges (Grade 4)
Amustforthefitconnoisseur,theaimoftheweekistovisitsomeofthemagicalridgesoftheWest.WhatachoicefromSouthCluanie,FiveSisters,SgurrnanCeathreamhan,MamSodhail,BeinnAttow,A’GhlasBheinn,theSaddle.ByheadingintothewonderfullyremoteGlenAffrichostel,wecantrulyexplorethewildmountaincountry.ThisholidayincludeswalkingintoGlenAffricsoonacoupleofdaysyouwillbecarryingaheavierrucksacksobewarned!MEETINGPLACE:StirlingTrainStationat12:00.DAILYITINERARY:Day1:MeetatStirlingandheadforRataganhostelwherewestayfor3nights.Intheeveningtherewillbeashortbriefingabouttheweek.Day2:ExploreacoupleoftheKintailRidges:SouthCluanieRidge,FiveSisters,TheSaddle.EveningofDay3:getourgearreadyforheadingintoGlenAffrictomorrow.You’llbecarryingalargerandheavierrucksacktodaywithallyourgearforAffric.Day4:WalkintoGlenAffricHostel,hopefullywithtimetonipupA’GhlasBheinnontheway.Day5:ExploreaAffricRidges:SgurrnanCeathreamhan,MamSodhail.EveningofDay6,getourgearreadyforheadingand6:backtoRatagantomorrow.Day7:HeadoutofGlenAffric,hopefullywithtimetoexploreBeinnAttowforourfinalhighhill.You’llbecarryingyourgearoutofAffric.Day8:TravelsouthtoStirlingandtheendofthetrip,arrivingtherebyabout14.00.ACCOMMODATIONandMEALS:7nightshostelaccommodationincluded.Rataganhasawellequippedselfcateringkitchenforpreparingmeals.Youshouldbringfoodwithyouforthefirstfewdays.Therewillbeopportunitiesduringtheweektovisitthelocalshoptoreplenishsupplies.Rataganprovidesbedlinenandduvets,andhasdryingfacilitiesandvaryingsizeddormitories;showersareavailable.GlenAffricisasimplehostel,aday’swalkfromanywhere.MealsnomealsareincludedatRatagan.ForGlenAffricdays,communalfoodwillbeprovidedforthegrouptocookforfromlunchonday4tolunchonday7.Wehavetocarrythisfoodaswellasyourownpersonalgearsoyouwillneedabiggerthannormalrucksack(50+litres)forthispartoftheholiday.NB:Pleasedolettheofficeknowwellbeforehandifyouhaveanyspecialdietswhichmustbetakenintoaccount.Scottish Youth Hostels Association Activity Holidays, 7 Glebe Crescent, Stirling, FK8 2JA Telephone: 08701 553255 Email: reservations@syha.org.uk
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Ifyourequireaccommodationeitherbeforeorafteryourholiday,letusknowandwecanarrangethisfor.TRANSPORT:MinibustransportisprovideddailyasrequiredforthewalkingprogrammeplusfromStirlingatthebeginningandbackthereattheend.EQUIPMENT:Towearwhilstwalking:ShortsleevedshirtorvestLongsleevedthinbutwarmsweaterComfortabletrousers(NOTmadeofdenimShorts(optional)material)OneortwopairsofcomfortablesocksStoptousorgaiterscanbeusefulStrong,comfortablemountainwalkingbootswithagoodgripTocarrywhilstwalking:40litrerucksack100%waterproofjacketwithattachedhood(doNOTbringacape)WaterproofovertrousersSparewarmsweaterorfibrepilejacketWarmhat&glovesCamera(optional)&Binoculars(optional)PicniclunchandthermosflaskSunscreencreamInsectrepellentSmallpersonalfirstaidkit(atleastafewelastoplasts)Whistle,survivalbagShareofgroupsafetyequipmentissuedbytheleaderAdditionalitemsforAffric50+litrerucksackSparesocksandcompact&lightovernightgearCompact&lightwashkit&towelShareofcommunalfoodforthe3nightsatAffric(appadditional34kgweight,1015litresvolume)AdditionalitemsinasmallholdallOvernightitemsincludingatowel,soapandFoodforthefirstfewdays(seenotetorchabove)Boots:Strong,supportive,comfortable3seasonmountainwalkingbootsareessentialforthisholiday.Scottish Youth Hostels Association Activity Holidays, 7 Glebe Crescent, Stirling, FK8 2JA Telephone: 08701 553255 Email: reservations@syha.org.uk
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Theseshouldbeweatherproof,ingoodconditionandhaveagoodtread.Itisrecommendedthattheyshouldnothaveasmoothslopingheelandshouldbeatleastmoderatelystiff(ie.itshouldnotbeeasytobendthetoeofthebootuptotheankle).Baggagespaceontheminibusislimited,sopleasedoendeavourtoensurethatyourbagisofmanageableproportionsoneholdall(inadditiontoyourrucksack)whichshouldbebelow11kg(25lbs)inweightandatmost60x30x30cm(24"x12"x12").MAPS:O.S.1:50,000Landrangermaps:No.33Kintail;No.25GlenAffricAlternatively,thewholeareaisonthisTravelmaster1:250,000mapNo.2NorthernScotland,OrkneyandShetland.TERRAINThewalkswillcovertracks,rough,steepandrockymountainpaths,pathlesssteephillsidesandridges.Manyofthewalksstartatnearsealevelsotherearealotofsteepascentsanddescentsinvolved.Distanceswillvarybetween18and30km(1018miles)withupto1500m(5000ft)ofascentdaily.Expectlongdaysonthehill.FITNESSYouwillneedtobefitforthechallengeofthistrip.Theterrainanddistancescoveredduringourwalksdemandrespectandahighleveloffitness.Routesareattimesonroughmountainpathsandoftenoverunpathedterrain.Ifyouleadasedentarylifestyleitisparticularlyrecommendedthatyouindulgeinanextendedprogrammeofregularmoderateaerobicexerciseandbuildupyourstaminaoveraperiodofmonthspriortoyourholiday.Inparticularpayattentiontostaminaforyouwillbehavinglongdaysonthehill.Hillwalking,cycling,jogging,etcareallgoodpreparation.Thebetterpreparedyouareforyourholidaythemoreyouarelikelytoenjoyit.GUIDINGCOMPANY:ThisholidayisoperatedbyCNDoScotlandonbehalfofSYHA.PleasenotethattheyarenotabletodealwithanyenquiriesrelatingtoyourholidayallofwhichshouldbedirectedtoourownCentralReservationsofficeon08701553255.LEADER:CNDostaffareallspeciallychosenandarewellqualifiedfortheactivitiestheylead.ForthistriptheleaderhasaminimumqualificationofSummerMountainLeader,acurrentvalidfirstaidcertificateplusalotofpersonalexperienceandcompetence.Havingasmallgroupensuresthatthetripisverymuchfocusedonyou,theparticipant.OPERATINGRATIO:1leaderto8participantsScottish Youth Hostels Association Activity Holidays, 7 Glebe Crescent, Stirling, FK8 2JA Telephone: 08701 553255 Email: reservations@syha.org.uk
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EMERGENCYCONTACT:IfyouaredelayedonroutetothemeetingpointyoucancontactCNDoScotlandonthedayon01786445703before10:00orInvernesshostel(01463231771).PleasedonotcontactCNDoforanyotherissuerelatedtoyourholiday.COMPLAINTSPROCEDURE:Intheunlikelyeventofhavingacomplaintaboutyouractivitypleasemakeyourviewsknowntotheinstructorinchargesothatitcanberesolvedimmediately.Failuretodosomayleadtoyourclaimbeingreducedorrejected.Shoulditnotbepossibletoresolveyourproblemimmediately,youshouldwrite,givingfulldetails,totheActivitiesManager,SYHAassoonaspossibleaftertheactivity.Delayinsodoingmayleadtoaninabilitytosubstantiateyourclaim.AllcomplaintsandclaimswillbedealtwithunderScottishLawandCustom.
Scottish Youth Hostels Association Activity Holidays, 7 Glebe Crescent, Stirling, FK8 2JA Telephone: 08701 553255 Email: reservations@syha.org.uk
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