Cradle Mountain & the Walls of Jerusalem

My 16 year old son and I have just finished the Cradle Mountains & Walls of Jerusalem walk and, while driving home, we were reflecting on why it was so rewarding and so much fun.

We expected spectacular scenery and plant life, and they were spectacular. We expected challenging terrain and weather, and they were challenging. We didn't expect such exceptional guides and that is why I am writing to you.

Tim is obviously a very experienced, capable and knowlegeable guide and I probably can't tell you anything you don't already know about him. He is a thorough professional. We always felt safe but challenged. I was impressed with his efforts in finding us interesting things to see and do in the Walls when the weather didn't allow us to visit the usual places. I also thought he handled the stop-over in Mole Creek due to flooding with a good combination of leadership and humour and it turned out to be a trip highlight!

So, the thing is, the environment we visited was every bit as spectacular, challenging and rewar ding as we had hoped for. What made this holiday exceptional was your wonderful guides.My son and I have thanked them, but we wanted to let you know as well.

Wayne and Simon C. | Mosman, Australia
 

Scotland

Scotland

Scotland occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. It is bounded by England in the south and on the other three sides by water: by the Atlantic Ocean on the west and north and by the North Sea on the east. Scotland is divided into three physical regions—the Highlands; the Central Lowlands, containing two-thirds of the population; and the Southern Uplands. The western Highland coast is intersected throughout by long, narrow sea lochs, or fjords. Scotland also includes the Outer and Inner Hebrides and other islands off the west coast and the Orkney and Shetland Islands off the north coast.


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A remote cruise through the Scottish Isles, along the Norwegian coastline, and finally the wildlife rich island of Spitsbergen
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Cruise along the wild coastlines and hidden lochs of the Scottish Isles
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Scotland by Bike and Boat

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Cycle the picturesque Scottish Highlands
 
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Immerse yourself in the history of Scotland as you travel through glens, along rivers, past mountains & lochs soaking up some of Scotland's greatest scenery
 
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Scottish Highlands Cycle

Experience the natural beauty and stunning lakes of the Scottish highlands at handlebar level
 
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The Great Glen Way

Walk through the heart of the Scottish Highlands at your own pace
 
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West Highland Way

Walk through the stunning Scottish Highlands from Loch Lomond to Ben Nevis on this iconic route
 
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West Highland Way - 10 Days

An extended version of the 8 day walk with shorter days to discover the stunning Scottish Highlands from Loch Lomond to Ben Nevis
 
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The Weather in Scotland

The greatest chances of fine weather are in May, June and September; July and August are usually warm, but rainfall is up at this time too. In summer, daylight hours are long; with sunsets around 11pm in the Shetland Islands.

However in December the sun goes down very quickly, and days are dark and cold.
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