Isle of Harris Mountain Festival: A packed schedule of events and activities for all

Isle of Harris Mountain Festival
Isle of Harris Mountain Festival

The festival features guided walks led by the North Harris Ranger Service, across stunning ridges and glens to glorious coastlines – including a set of superb hill walks and our famous Eagle Walk.

Renowned nature writer Jim Crumley will give a talk about his latest book The Eagle’s Way, and award-winning photographer Laurie Campbell will return to run his popular workshops showcase his latest photography.

Isle of Harris Mountain Festival

Isle of Harris Mountain Festival

Mountaineer James Ogilvie will speak about his recent completion of the “Seven Summits” – climbing the highest mountain on each of the seven continents around the world. Sure to be a highlight is an evening talk from“Munro Moonwalker” Alan Rowan – who has climbed most of the Munros during the night.

There will also be a host of other activities through the week delivered by a variety of

organisations including Segway Trekking, surfing, sea kayaking and powerboat tours.

The Islands Book Trust will put on a special set of boat trips and guided walks on to the island of Scarp.

New for this year are a set of rock climbing sessions, freshwater and sea fishing taster sessions, a landscape photography workshop, “Shorewatch” events, and a night-navigation race.

The festival dance is taking place this year at the Harris Hotel, with entertainment provided by Stornoway Celtic rock band: Rock Island Line.

Places for some events have been filling up quickly, so there’s no time to waste if you want to get involved!

Check out the full, action-packed programme at, and keep an eye on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

Tickets are selling fast, so get yours through our website and for any queries contact or 01859 502222.