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We will make decisions about going ahead with or cancelling holidays on a trip by trip basis, reflecting government advice, WHO advice, and the detailed local situation at our destination. Although we will give as much notice as possible, because of the rapidly changing situation we may need to make late decisions.

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If you decide, independently, not to travel and choose to cancel your holiday, our usual cancellation terms will apply. In specific circumstances travel insurance may cover nonrefundable cancellation costs.

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Skye, Torridon and Fisherfield Safari

SUMMARY

6 Nights luxury lodge
5 Days professional guided riding
Some evening meals
6 Breakfasts
£935 for 5 days

£310 deposit secures your place

Toughness Rating:
9.5 out of 10

We think this trip is always going to be the icing on our WildBike cake. Why? Well, 5 days of riding the most sublime trails in the UK amid the most dramatic mountain and beach scenery in the UK, whilst staying in the most perfectly situated house – well, that should do it! Chuck in white shell beaches, log fires, single malts, fresh seafood, great pubs and cafes, and, well, you get the picture.

We’ll be including two of Torridon’s finest adventurous rides, nipping across to Skye for some spectacular trails between The Cuillin Mountains and the sea, chilling out slightly across the Applecross Peninsula and finally launching into the remote singletrack fest that is the Fisherfield Wilderness on the flanks of the mighty An Teallach.

There are miles of grippy, crunchy, flowing singletrack to be had here, including spectacular slickrock sections and rocky, rubbley steps.

We only run this trip in late April or early May when the West Highland weather tends to be at its most settled, and avoiding the pesky midges of summer!

Your Mountain Lodge Accommodation

On this Skye and Torridon mountain biking holiday, we will be staying in our beautiful mountain lodge on the shore of Loch Torridon. A pub, cafe and store are a relaxing 15 minute level pedal along the shore and we are often visited by red deer with occasional sightings of eagles and otters.

Our house has 6 bedrooms sleeping 10 guests in singles and bunks, huge lounge with open fire, a cosy Aga in the kitchen/diner, washer/dryer and plenty of space for bike fettling. It’s as though it’s been designed for mountain bikers!

Transport

Shuttles between trailheads will be taken care of by our specially converted WildBike van. Your pride and joy will be securely clamped in place and journeys away from Torridon will be no more than an hour and a half, usually much shorter.

What’s included in this Skye and Torridon MTB Holiday?

  • 5 days guided riding by friendly, qualified guides in small groups
  • 6 nights luxury accommodation near Torridon village
  • 3 evening meals with wine (3 evenings at excellent local pubs and restaurants, not included in the cost of the holiday)
  • 6 hearty breakfasts
  • Coffees, teas and post-ride cake
  • Optional transfers from Inverness airport
  • Trailhead shuttles in our specially converted wildBike van
    Bikewash, lock-up and mechanical support
    Some soul! fresh coffee, great music, homemade cake, loch swimming….

Is it for me?

The rides on this Skye and Torridon guided MTB holiday should be described as EPIC in anyone’s language. Most days will involve some hike-a-bike, though this is not extensive. Our longest day will be approximately 50km and involve 1500metres of up and down. There will be river crossings and a chance of severe weather in high, remote mountains, so you will need to be properly equipped.

The riding is rocky, rocky, rocky, in all forms – smooth and slick, loose scree, boulders, blocks……You will need tough tyres and ideally 140mm + of suspension.

In summary, if you are looking for real high mountain singletrack adventure in a stunning setting, this is the trip for you!

Getting there

It’s easier than you might think!…..

By arrangement we offer a free pick-up and drop-off service to and from Inverness airport. Low cost airlines run daily services from many UK airports to Inverness. Bike carriage is typically £30 each way. The transfer from Inverness to our base in Torridon is only just over an hour. Please talk to us before booking your flights so that we can coordinate transfers.

Alternatively, Torridon is a very scenic 5 hour drive north of Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Dates

We are pleased to say that 2021 bookings are now in full swing! Click ‘book’ on the booking form to view the number of spaces available for this trip.

Arrival Saturday 1st May 2021, 5 days riding Sunday to Thursday, departure Friday 7th May

After booking your joining details will be sent to you 6 weeks before your holiday begins.

Date options and availability will also appear on the Booking Form

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