West Coast SUP Weekend

  • 27/05/2023 - 28/05/2023
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Looking at gaining more experience coastal paddleboarding?

Join Donald on this weekend paddleboard adventure which includes a wild camp out at a stunning West coast location.

Paddle Location:

Depending on the wind and weather forecasts over the paddling adventure period, a number of different locations can be used to ensure everyone gets the most out of the weekend. Meeting in Inverness the group will be transported across to the west and enjoy two fabulous days out on the water.

Zoom Meeting

There will be an evening zoom meeting held beforehand to ensure all participants get a virtual face to face, a opportunity to confirm information and to ask further questions.

A Zoom meeting has been planned for Tuesday 25th April 2023 @2000-2045

EH supplies: 

  • a Red Paddle Co 12’6 Voyager touring paddleboard, adjustable paddle, buoyancy aid and waist leash
  • 70 ltr large & 35 ltr medium dry bag
  • various 10 ltr dry bags
  • tent, roll mat, cooking equipment & toilet bag (if required)
  • two days of paddleboard guiding/coaching
  • transport from/returning to Inverness
  • copies of photos taken by your guide during this adventure

What you need to bring:

We recommend bring along;

  • wetsuit/drysuit or your own warm paddling clothing
  • good waterproof trousers & jacket for around camp
  • suitable footwear for paddling and at camp
  • hat, cap & gloves
  • spare clothing & sleeping bag
  • personal toiletries, midgy spray & suntan lotion
  • individual snacks and treats for between meals
  • food (2x lunches, 1x breakfasts, 1x dinners),
  • 2x  1.5 ltr water bottles, and a flask/cup
  • additional spending money – For any souvenirs, additional tea/coffee/treats on the route

Personal Belongings: Camera’s, phones, car keys, and other personal belongings are taken out on the Canoe Trail at your own risk.

Group Size: Max 6 paddlers

Craft: Touring (12’6) stand up paddleboards will be used.

Distance: approx. 8-10 miles per day.

Duration: Two days paddling/one night wild camping

Meeting Time: 9.00 am in Inverness

Meet Location: Torvean car park, Inverness

Finish Time: Approx. 4-6.00 pm on Day 2

Paddling Experience Req: Stand-up paddling experience is required for this adventure. We would advise this trip is suitable for those who have 5-10 days paddle boarding experience, comfortable standing up paddling and have some experience of paddling 8-10 miles a day. If in doubt, please email to discuss suitability.

Physical Fitness: Although paddling is relatively relaxing, paddlers should be generally fit and possibly do some upper body muscular endurance training to build up to paddle approximately 8-10 miles per day for two days. You should be fit enough to be able to move and handle paddleboards, drybags, and kit on and off the water at the various launch & landing locations. Best practice lifting & moving techniques will be shown.

Age: This adventure is suitable for adults only

Price: £200 per person.

Payment: You can book your place online by completing the booking process below.

Terms & Conditions: Terms and conditions can be found online – www.explorehighland.com/terms-conditions/

Details Price Qty
1x Adultshow details + £200.00 (GBP)