Guided Adventures

Guided Adventures

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I offer a privately guided adventure experiences, covering a wide variety from gentle nature walks to mountain summits.

Whether it’s simply going for a hike, Munro Bagging, wild-camping or stargazing, our landscape has endless opportunities for adventure and discovery.

Choose Your Adventure:

Guided Hiking

Hike the Highlands with an expert local guide.

The Living Mountain

Walk in the footsteps of Nan Shepherd and explore the words of this iconic work of literature, in the place that inspired it.

Landscape Photography

Learn on a workshop or be guided to the best locations by a local expert.


See the night sky as it was meant to be seen at one of Scotland’s Dark Sky sites in the Cairngorms. Learn about the stars and their stories.


“There can be no better guide than David Russell. Hope he is well. Great future ahead for him.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Richard Gaston – Tailor Made Adventure, guiding for Wilderness Scotland

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