Moray Walking Festival – Ben Rinnes



A bit of a rush today as I am of to Ben Rinnes my local Corbett to take part in there Walking Festival this is from their brochure. Will catch up when I get back.

“Join a guided walk to the summit of Ben Rinnes led by ex RAF Mountain Rescue Leader David Whalley MBE. BEM. and have an opportunity to walk & talk with Cameron Mc Neish and enjoy a dram of the “Ben on the Ben” at the summit. On a good day eight regions can be seen from the summit, ranging from the Moray Firth to the hills of Sutherland, the Cairngorms and Monadhliaths mountains Ben Nevis and the Cuillins on Skye.
Notes: Dogs are welcome on the walk but must be kept on the lead at all times. Basic walking gear is essential , boots, warm jacket, waterproofs, gloves, hat, sunscreen and please bring a snack and a drink.  There may be an opportunity for transport from Elgin.  If you are interested in this service, please contact the event provider.


Meet & End Point: NJ 2852435956 Car Park
Duration: 3 – 4 hrs


Distance – 7.5k approx
Difficulty: 4 = moderate to strenuous.The Moray Walking Festival 19-23 June, 2014


Welcome to Walking in Scotland’s Malt Whisky Country.      


Scotland’s Midsummer Walking Festival has over 40 walks, events and activities for all ages and abilities. From the foothills of the Cairngorms to Moray’s award winning coastline you can enjoy long summer days exploring, coastal, hill, forest, river and town walks. Oh and don’t miss our talk with Scotland’s best known walker, Cameron McNeish, sponsored by Craigdon on Saturday 21 June 2014.


So have a look at our guided walks with a flavour of whisky, shortbread and seafood, awe-inspiring sights of osprey, dolphins and red squirrels and a real feel of Moray’s cultural and historical features – a walk for all walks of life!


All bookings before the 5 May 14 will receive our early bird gift, kindly sponsored by Jessops, Inverness. We also have a great competition this year for all participants – take a photo of your walk, post it on our Facebook page and the top 3 will receive prizes from Benromach, Jessops and Go Outdoors!



About heavywhalley.MBE

Mountain Rescue Specialist. Environmentalist. Spent 37 years with RAF Mountain Rescue and 3 years with a civilian Team . Still an active Mountaineer when body slows, loves the wild places.
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