This route will be in a remote area, and have long ascents and challenging terrain. You will need a good level of fitness, and to be confident in your foot placement in rocky ground. There may be sections that do not have a clear or established path. Sturdy walking boots are essential. At this level we recommend previous experience of the activity involved. Walking time will approach and occasionally exceed 9 hours.
With some of the most challenging terrain in the UK, at this level we stipulate previous experience of the activity involved. Be prepared for mountainous conditions, including steep and rocky ground, or scree. The route is likely to be 15 miles or more, with demanding uphill sections. The route will likely deviate from established paths, and is only recommended for very confident walkers as the narrow trail may be close to exposed edges or cliffs. Sturdy walking boots are essential. May also include some altitude approaching and exceeding 3000-4000 metres overseas. Walking time will approach and often exceed 9 hours.