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Challenging Grade Walking Holidays

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Test yourself as you scramble across spectacular ridges in the Lake District. Revel in a sense of achievement as you stand atop Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest mountain peak. Peer out across a snow capped Alpine range in the heart of the Dolomites. Or take on a demanding hike over steep and tough terrain in the Balkans or Andorra. Our Challenging holidays will suit those who enjoy an energetic pace and exhilarating views. 

Not sure what grade is best for you? Simply give us a call and our team will be happy to help talk you through the options.

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Our Top Picks for Moderate Walking Holidays

Mont Blanc Hotel Trek (Grade 8)

Le Tour du Mont Blanc is one of the greatest walks in the world. As the circuit passes through France, Switzerland and Italy you view Europe's highest mountain from all sides.

Hiking In Andorra (Grade 6 & 8)

Sandwiched between Spain and France – among the soaring peaks of the Pyrenees – no horizon is more picturesque! We offer this holiday with two leaders and two grades, choose from two walks at either grade 6 or 8 each day.

New! Upper Teesdale (Grade 7)

Nestling to the north of the Yorkshire Dales with the Lake District away to the west, the Upper Teesdale offers some staggeringly beautiful scenery with few of the crowds one might encounter elsewhere.

The High Peaks of Snowdonia (Grade 8)

From our base in the Snowdonia National Park, take on our version of the Welsh 3000 challenge. Conquer all 14 peaks in 24 hours! Its is 26 miles from the first peak to the last and over 3000m of ascent. The record set is 4 hours 10 minutes and 48 seconds. We break down this challenge into a more reasonable five daily segments.

Great Lakeland Ridge Walks (Grade 8)

A challenging hiking holiday conquering the major peaks and high ridges. This high-grade itinerary based at Hassness Country House is one of the toughest and most exhilarating week’s walking available in Britain! This challenging six-day programme is for experienced mountain walkers, includes several walks at the top end of the grade and, in less than optimal conditions, may be closer to grade 9.


The Toubkal Valley Trek (Grade 7)

Set amongst some of the finer scenery anywhere in the world, this unique holiday mixes exotic culture and walking against the backdrop of the stunning High Atlas.

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