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Guided Hiking

Discover the UK's Best Trails: Bespoke Hiking & Trekking Adventures
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Embrace the Extraordinary

The UK is a hiker's paradise, boasting diverse landscapes that beckon exploration. From the rugged peaks of Snowdonia to the tranquil Lake District valleys and the majestic Scottish Highlands, there's a trail waiting to be discovered for every adventurer.

At Crux Outdoors, we curate exceptional guided hiking experiences tailored to your desires and skill level. Whether you crave a leisurely stroll through picturesque countryside, a challenging multi-day trek in remote wilderness, or a bespoke adventure designed exclusively for you, our expert guides will lead the way.

Join us on an unforgettable journey through the UK's most breathtaking landscapes. With Crux Outdoors, you'll not only conquer new heights but also create lasting memories in the heart of nature's splendor.

Selection of locally sourced refreshments included, and available throughout

Highly experienced, local, and fully qualified guides

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Fully customisable times and itineraries upon request

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Where can i book?

We offer guided hikes throughout the UK, from the rugged Scottish Highlands to the serene Lake District and the dramatic peaks of Snowdonia. While the map below showcases some of our most popular destinations, we're happy to guide you on bespoke adventures anywhere in the country.

To start planning your next adventure, simply browse our range of guided hikes or get in touch to discuss a tailor-made itinerary. We'll work with you to create an unforgettable hiking experience in your chosen location.

Browse our most popular destinations below

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Wild Scottish Stag
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Immerse yourself in Scotland's raw beauty. Explore ancient mountains, shimmering lochs, and vast glens steeped in legend. Discover hidden trails, traverse dramatic ridges, and encounter diverse wildlife. Experience the warm hospitality and rich heritage of the Highlands, where unforgettable adventures await.

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Conquer rugged peaks, tranquil lakes, and charming villages in the Lake District. Hike iconic trails, discover hidden waterfalls, and immerse yourself in literary landscapes. Experience warm hospitality and rich heritage in this picturesque corner of England.

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Explore Snowdonia's rugged peaks, cascading waterfalls, and enchanting valleys. Traverse ancient trails, discover hidden lakes, and immerse yourself in Welsh culture and folklore. Experience dramatic landscapes and warm hospitality on your unforgettable adventure in Snowdonia.

Scotland

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Conquer Scotland's iconic Munros, explore hidden glens, and witness dramatic landscapes. Experience the raw beauty and rich heritage of the Highlands on an unforgettable guided hike.

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Ben Nevis - CMD arete

For experienced, fit mountain walkers who do not mind easy scrambling but are not climbers, this is the finest way to climb Ben Nevis. This is a truly spectacular route incorporating two Munros. It will live long in the memory and does true justice to the mountain.

Difficulty

Challenging

Time

10 - 11 hours

Distance

11 miles / 17.5km

Price

Starting from £50pp

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The Cobbler

The Cobbler, an iconic peak in the Southern Highlands, offers a challenging yet rewarding hike with stunning views. Our route explores both main peaks, or for a more leisurely experience, you can return the same way.

Difficulty

Leisurely

Time

4 - 6 hours

Distance

6.75 miles / 11km

Price

Starting from £40pp

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Bidean Nam Bian

The highest mountain in the old county of Argyll, Bidean nam Bian is the whole majestic range of mountains on the south side of Glen Coe. It's dramatic northern ridges are known as the Three Sisters, whilst the highest summits of the group are hidden away behind.

Difficulty

Moderate-Challenging

Time

7 - 9 hours

Distance

6.75 miles / 11km

Price

Starting from £50pp

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ben lomond

Ben Lomond is one of the most popular Munros, rewarding the 30,000 people who make it to the top with truly fantastic views of the length of Loch Lomond and its islands. The view to the north reveals range beyond range of mountains into the Highlands. The path up is well made, but the optional return down the Ptarmigan ridge is steep and rocky, and muddy lower down.

Difficulty

Leisurely

Time

10 - 11 hours

Distance

11 miles / 17.5km

Price

Starting from £40pp

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conic hill

Conic Hill is a sharp little summit rising above Balmaha, and climbing it is one of the most loved activities in the whole Loch Lomond area. Right on the Highland Boundary Fault, this short hillwalk offers truly fantastic views over Loch Lomond and its many islands.

Difficulty

Easy

Time

10 - 11 hours

Distance

11 miles / 17.5km

Price

Starting from £30pp

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ben venue

Ben Venue - one of the rockiest hills in the Trossachs - is not in view from Loch Àrd, which results in this approach being quieter than that from Loch Achray. Nonetheless the beautiful broadleaved woodland of the lower Ledard Glen provides a picturesque approach, though the upper glen is boggy. Once on the ridge, the views are magnificent.

Difficulty

Moderate

Time

5 - 6 hours

Distance

7.25 miles / 11.5km

Price

Starting from £45pp

Mark S.

Hiked Helvellyn with Crux and it exceeded all expectations. The guide was super friendly and knowledgeable, the group was a great laugh, and the scenery was just spectacular. Can't wait to book my next adventure!
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Lake district

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Explore the Lake District's majestic peaks, tranquil valleys, and shimmering lakes. Wander through charming villages, hike iconic trails, and discover hidden waterfalls in this hiker's paradise.

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Scafell Pike

The crowning glory of the Lake District, Scafell Pike is a magnet for seasoned hikers seeking to conquer England's rooftop. Its rugged slopes, panoramic views, and challenging terrain offer a rewarding experience for those who crave adventure.

Difficulty

Moderate

Time

6 - 8 hours

Distance

7 miles / 11.3km

Price

Starting from £50pp

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Great Gable

A prominent peak in the heart of the Lake District, Great Gable is renowned for its iconic pyramid shape and breathtaking views. This popular summit offers a variety of routes, each with its own challenges and rewards, making it a favorite among experienced hikers.

Difficulty

Moderate-Challenging

Time

4 - 6 hours

Distance

6 miles / 9.7km

Price

Starting from £40pp

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Helvelyn

With its dramatic ridges, glacial coves, and panoramic views, Helvellyn stands as a Lake District icon. Offering various ascent routes, including the thrilling Striding Edge, it's a popular challenge for experienced hikers seeking a taste of adventure.

Difficulty

Moderate-Challenging

Time

7 - 9 hours

Distance

6.75 miles / 11km

Price

Starting from £50pp

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Pillar

Pillar, a prominent peak in the Lake District, offers a challenging yet rewarding ascent for experienced hikers. With rugged slopes, dramatic ridges, and panoramic views, it's a true mountain icon. Explore multiple routes, including the thrilling Shamrock Traverse, for an unforgettable adventure in this stunning landscape.

Difficulty

Challenging

Time

5 - 7 hours

Distance

8 miles / 12.9km

Price

Starting from £40pp

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Blencathra

Blencathra's iconic ridge and sweeping views offer a rewarding challenge for seasoned hikers. Explore multiple ascent routes, each showcasing diverse landscapes and unique challenges, from the exhilarating Sharp Edge scramble to more gradual, scenic ascents.

Difficulty

Moderate-Challenging

Time

4 - 6 hours

Distance

7-9 miles / 11-14.5km

Price

Starting from £30pp

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high street

Traverse the ancient Roman road of High Street, a unique and historic route offering breathtaking views across the Lake District. This challenging yet rewarding hike takes you along a broad ridge, passing ancient settlements and picturesque tarns, with panoramic vistas at every turn.

Difficulty

Moderate

Time

5 - 7 hours

Distance

9 miles / 14.5km

Price

Starting from £45pp

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Snowdonia

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Conquer Snowdonia's legendary peaks, explore hidden valleys, and witness dramatic landscapes. Discover cascading waterfalls, crystal-clear lakes, and ancient trails steeped in myth and folklore.

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Snowdon

Rising majestically above Snowdonia National Park, Snowdon is Wales' highest peak and a magnet for hikers of all abilities. With multiple routes to the summit, ranging from gentle paths to challenging scrambles, Snowdon offers an unforgettable adventure in the heart of Welsh wilderness.

Difficulty

Easy to Challenging

Time

5 - 8 hours

Distance

4-8 miles / 6.4-12.9km

Price

Starting from £45pp

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Tryfan

Distinctive and dramatic, Tryfan's jagged peaks and exposed ridges offer a thrilling challenge for experienced hikers seeking a taste of scrambling. With multiple routes to the summit, including the iconic North Ridge scramble, Tryfan provides a unique adventure in the heart of Snowdonia.

Difficulty

Moderate-Challenging

Time

4 - 6 hours

Distance

3.5 miles / 5.6km

Price

Starting from £45pp

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Crib goch

Known as the "knife-edge" of Snowdonia, Crib Goch is a thrilling scramble with dramatic exposure and stunning views. This iconic ridge walk requires a head for heights and sure-footedness, but rewards those who dare with an adrenaline-pumping adventure and unforgettable memories.

Difficulty

Challenging

Time

4 - 6 hours

Distance

4 miles / 6.4km

Price

Starting from £50pp

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glyder fawr

With its dramatic rock formations, challenging scrambles, and breathtaking views, Glyder Fawr is a true mountain playground. Ascend via the popular Devil's Kitchen or tackle the thrilling Bristly Ridge for a more adventurous ascent. From the summit, marvel at the iconic Cantilever Stone and the surrounding peaks of Snowdonia.

Difficulty

Moderate-Challenging

Time

4 - 6 hours

Distance

4.5 miles / 7.2km

Price

Starting from £40pp

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carnedd llewelyn

Ascend Carnedd Llewelyn, a majestic peak in Snowdonia, and be rewarded with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and coastline. Explore multiple routes, from gentle slopes to challenging scrambles, each offering a unique perspective of this rugged landscape.

Difficulty

Moderate-Challenging

Time

4 - 6 hours

Distance

5-7 miles / 8-11.3km

Price

Starting from £40pp

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Cadair Idris

Shrouded in legend and steeped in natural beauty, Cadair Idris is a must-visit for hikers seeking a unique Welsh adventure. Explore diverse trails, each offering stunning views of the surrounding valleys, lakes, and peaks. Discover hidden tarns, glacial cirques, and challenging ascents.

Difficulty

Leisurely