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Spectator Walk, Ring of Steall Skyrace™ (Glen Nevis & Steall Falls)

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The Ice Factor National Ice Climbing Centre

Leven Road

Kinlochleven

PH50 4SF

United Kingdom

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A low level walk to one of Scotland's most beautiful waterfalls to watch the Ring of Steall Skyrace™ competitors race through Glen Nevis.

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Take this beautiful walk through Glen Nevis and share breathtaking mountain scenery with competitors of the Ring of Steall Skyrace™ .

This non-stenuous guided walk is a brilliant chance to watch the lead runners coming into feed-station/checkpoint 3 , then later experience a spectacular location used for the filming of the Harry Potter films, while watching competitiors crossing the River Nevis before starting their climb to checkpoint 4.

You will briefly meet your guide and the rest of the group at the Event Village after the race start (time TBC). From there, the group will need to organise their own transport to Glen Nevis (where we will meet again at approx 10am). The group will need to organise their own transport to Glen Nevis to start this walk (although if Covid-compliant your guide will facilitate car-sharing arrangements).

This guided walk is specifically designed for the friends and family of the competitors who would like to experience the Scottish mountains without climbing up high, and who would prefer to do so as part of a group. Suitable for children, but in the company of their parents only (no children under 6 years).

For all our guided walks please come prepared for any weather, and a day of mountain walking. This means you will need the following essentials:

A packed lunch and plenty of snacks

Water bottle (and perhaps a thermos flask if it is cold)

Waterproof jacket and waterproof trousers

Warm mid-layer AND a spare warm jacket (it quickly gets cold when you stop to spectate)

Suitable footwear such as walking boots

Our guides will carry emergency equipment for the group such as a first aid kit and group shelter.

Please note, when you meet your guide, there will always be group discussion and decision about the itinerary based on the weather and groups’ ability. It is possible that the group will decide on a different plan. If transport is required, the group will need to organise this with their personal vehicles.

This out-and-back hike is approximately 8km with 250m ascent total. Exact start and finish times TBC upon meeting your guide at the Skyline Scotland event centre, Kinlochleven.

PLEASE NOTE: We cannot guarantee that these timings will catch a specific competitor passing through checkpoint 3, however they will enable you to experience the atmosphere and tension of the race and enable you to watch the start and finish for the majority of runners.

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The Ice Factor National Ice Climbing Centre

Leven Road

Kinlochleven

PH50 4SF

United Kingdom

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Refund policy

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Organiser Girls on Hills Ltd

Organiser of Spectator Walk, Ring of Steall Skyrace™ (Glen Nevis & Steall Falls)

Girls on Hills Ltd is Scotland’s only guided trail, fell and skyrunning company, designed specifically for women. We also offer navigation and mountain safety and hillwalking courses suitable for beginners. Bespoke/1:1 guided adventures are available for both men and women.

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