Looking onto Loch Avon

© Stephen McCall

Lochan Buidhe

Cairngorm 4,000ers Guided Hike

Join us on our guided hike to tick off the Cairngorms 4000ers, we plan to tackle this classic journey over two days. Standing on summits over 4,000ft, you will have some of the best and most memorable views in the British Isles, truly breathtaking.

Day 1  Cairn Toul, Sgor and Lochan Uaine & Braeraich 

Stats - 28km, 1850mtrs, 10 -12 hours

​With a big day ahead, we opt for an early start at the sugar bowl car park. We have a quick kit check before heading towards the Chalamain gap where we take in the fabulous views of the Northern Corries before making our way into the Lairig Ghru. from here we head towards the remote bothy of Garbh Corie. From here we intend to head up the north ridge of Cairn Toul for our breathtaking views across the Cairngorms. Now over towards Sgor and Lochan Uaine, the legs feeling the tough day, especially on the last ascent to Braeraich. We then head back towards the Lairig Ghru and retrace our track back to the sugar bowl.

Day 2 Ben Macdui, Cairngorm

Stats - 17km, 1100mtrs, 6 - 8 hours

​A welcomed shorter day as we head over the vast expanse of the main Cairngorm plateau. From the car park we head towards the stunning cliffs of the Northern Corries, before gaining height, looking over towards the peaks that we ascended the day before. Onward and upward we head towards the peak of Ben Macdui, with stunning views across the national park and beyond as far as the eye can see. We then make our way towards the northern corries and handrail the rims with memorable views into Coire and Lochain and Coire ant-Sneachdta before heading up to the weather station on the top of Cairngorm. We also have the option of refreshments at the restaurant for the ski centre before heading down 'windy ridge' towards the car park.

From £130 per adult

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

May — September

Contact details

Scottish Rock & Water

3 Clune View
Church Street

Tour information


  • Aviemore and the Cairngorms


2 Days


  • Bespoke
  • Private
  • Small Group (1-16)


  • Adventure
  • Outdoor Activities

Tour prices

From £130 Per Adult

Prices are subject to change depending on season

Tour Stops

Scottish Rock & Water

Tour company information

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water provide world class experiences throughout Scotland from every vantage point, land, water and winter. We believe that this gives you a great range of options to truly experience Scotland at its best, whether that be multi-day walks with accommodation or wild camping under the clear night skies in the heart of the mountains. Your Scottish adventure awaits!

Opening times

We are open all year round for summer and winter activities.

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