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Lairig Ghru crossing

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Saturday 28th August 2021

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Friday 12th March 2021
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Thursday 26th August 2021 at 10:00
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6 Participants
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £100.00   
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Event Organiser - Ian Stewart
Phone
07901684579

For centuries the Lairaig Ghru has been used as a means of traversing the high arctic Cairngorm plateau, splitting as it does between the high points of Ben Macdui and Braeriach. Follow in the footsteps of Highland cattle raiders and drovers as we enjoy one of Scotland's finest trails.

For this point-to-point crossing of the Lairig Ghru you will run with a small team (Max 6.) and an experienced guide.

The price includes a morning transfer from Aviemore to the Linn of Dee where we will start our run back north.

The route is 32km long and includes around 600 meters of ascent taking in some of the most inaccessible trail running in the UK. Whist the majority of the route is on well maintained trails, the highest section includes 5 km of rough rocky trail and boulder fields. As such it is important that all members of the team are adequately fit and experienced for the day. 
A reasonable level of fitness and experience of similar trail runs of over 20km is essential.

If you have any questions about your fitness please get in touch to discuss your options.

 

Other dates available:

17th July

14th August

 

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This event offers the option to purchase upgraded refundable terms, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.


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