The Cairngorm 4000’s Challenge is a tough but classic challenge of Scotland. The Cairngorm National Park is the largest national park in the UK and it’s home to this magnificent challenge. The aim of the Cairngorm 4000’s is to climb the following mountains in under 24 hours.
- Cairn Gorm – 1245m
- Ben Macdui – 1309m
- Cairn Toul – 1291m
- Sgor an Lochan Uaine – 1258m
- Braeriach – 1296m
The route is around 22 miles long with 2400 meters of height gain. The scenery is spectacular and the terrain is challenging. The challenge can be completed in 24 hours or it can be split with a wild camp – should the group require this.
PRICES START FROM £125 pp
Accommodation – Accommodation is provided in Aviemore on the evening before the challenge and the evening after the challenge. If you want to extent the accommodation dates then let us know.
Transport – Mini bus transport is provided to the challenge start and back at the end of the challenge. This means you can leave your vehicle at the hut parking all weekend and just enjoy the hiking without having worry about logistics.
Mountain Guiding – Mountain guiding across the Cairngorm 4000’s Challenge. An experienced mountain instructor / guide will lead you across the mountain summits.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
Food – you will need to provide your own food for this trip. You will be doing a large amount of exercise on the challenge and you will require plenty of food.
Equipment – You will need to bring a mountain rucksack each, with waterproof top and trousers, warm clothes (including hat and gloves), a head torch (plus spare batteries) and personal medication. We will provide a detailed kit list of for this challenge.
Spending money – You will need to bring a little bit of spending money should you wish to purchase some drinks.