The Adventurer, Ullapool, Scotland

Be an Adventurer on our multi-day Canoe Expedition. It’s a bonding experience with wild camping, open fires, loch paddling & mountain hiking.

The Adventurer highlights

  • 6 Days in the wilderness of the Scottish Highlands
  • Meals prepared on an open fire
  • Canoe across the Highland Lochs
  • Bagging the Munro Summits
  • Learn wild camping and bushcraft skills
  • Guided by the experienced Bearded Men

What you'll get up to

Let us guide you through a six-day wilderness Canoe & Mountaineering Expedition you’ll never forget. Explore the spectacular Inverpolly Nature Reserve by open canoe whilst hiking famous Munros, this truly is a bonding experience for all.

We’ll paddle between the epic Munro peaks of Suilven, Col Mor and Stac Pollaidh. Guided throughout we’ll teach you the essential canoeing & mountaineering techniques to help you become a more knowledgeable adventurer, no prior experience necessary.

We’ll explore the spectacular Lochs and mountains of the Inverpolly nature reserve. Climbing the impressive Suilven, providing you spectacular views of the Scottish Highlands.
This trip consists of canoeing, portaging & hiking, you’ll be navigating a path through the rugged landscape finding wild camping spots along the way. Our final two nights camp will be set up on an isolated island in the middle of Loch Sionascaig.
Over six days and five nights you’ll have the opportunity to spot the unique wildlife of the HIghlands, Golden Eagles, Raven, Dippers, Red Deer, Otters and numerous other species.
Throughout the expedition you’ll safely learn how to manage yourself on a multi-day canoe trip, learning the survival skills needed for this spectacular, demanding setting. With every day providing an opportunity to put into practice what you’ve learnt from our experienced hairy team.
You’ll leave this wilderness expedition with a real sense of achievement. Let us guide you on an adventure where we make the uncomfortable, comfortable!

What's included

  • 5 days canoeing across Highland Lochs
  • 4 nights wild camping
  • Pick up & Drop off from train station/airports etc
  • Expert canoe coaching and guiding
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • All the essential equipment provided
  • Guided by fully qualified and experienced staff

What you'll need to bring

  • Your own BEARD
  • Suitable clothing & footwear for all weather conditions
  • Spare robust footwear for activities (No beach/aqua shoes)
  • Towel & Swimwear
  • Sleeping bag/roll mat (Applicable to camping option)
  • Full kit list will be sent prior to your trip

Need to know

Travel & Transport
We provide pick up and drop off from nearest train stations/airports. We will transport you during the duration of the expedition.

We aim to meet any dietary requirements. A dietary form will be sent to your group weeks before arrival.

We supply all equipment for each activity. All equipment is frequently safety checked and maintained. Bring suitable robust footwear appropriate for each activity, along with swimwear and a towel where applicable.

The Bearded Men's top tip

Be ready to take on a true challenge. This is not for the faint of heart, it can be grueling and take a toll at times. We recommend your fitness be of a good standard and be ready to dig deep and accept the strenuous parts of our journey, remember team morale will get you through anything.

Get ready to be pushed outside of your comfort zone, let us make the uncomfortable, comfortable!

Hugh and Jason - The Bearded Men

Available March to October


Past Adventurers


Hugh and Ant were fantastic once again. This year we canoed, wild-camped and hiked our way around some of the most iconic and, simultaneously least frequented areas in the North West Highlands. This IS NOT PGL. This is proper adventure with proper adventurers who know how to do it properly.

Sys Castle

Why choose us for your next Next Adventure

Our team of bearded buddies have over 30 years combined instructing and guiding.

Bespoke adventures to suit your every request, just tell us what you need.

Our teams energy has been described as unparalleled, epic and darn right contagious.

Nothing says professional like an outstanding and well-kept beard.

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