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.
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 www.harrismountainfestival.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 01859 502222.