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Glentrek Hike and Bike - Day Tours

Address: 100 East High Street, Forfar DD5 2ET, Scotland
Phone Number: 01307 469536
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Ranked #5 of 9 Attractions in Forfar
Owner description: Glentrek offers year round guided hiking and biking day trips in the beautiful Eastern Cairngorm...
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Owner description: Glentrek offers year round guided hiking and biking day trips in the beautiful Eastern Cairngorm mountains in the Scottish Highlands. Whether it's a climb up a spectacular Scottish 'munro' in winter or a guided walk in the lower slopes of the Angus Glens, we have a walking trip to suit everyone. Scotland is renowned for mountain biking and our easy guided biking days are enjoyed on scenic forest tracks in the southern Cairngorms National Park
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We completed a winter skills course in early Feb with Mike from Glentrek. Would thoroughly recommend this great local company. Communication before the day was faultless regarding kit lists, meeting points etc. Mike himself is really personable, and makes you feel relaxed and included from the off. He also quite clearly loves his local hills, knows his stuff and is... More 

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Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

An enjoyable day in the snow with a knowledgeable, organised and patient instructor.Would definitely recommend

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

great day learning on the hills. fabulous weather and great instruction/leadership. learnt a lot and had great fun

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Would recommend this company without any hesitation, staff are friendly and experienced in their fields. Had a great day out on a Basic Winter Skills course and will use them again in the near future.

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Arbroath
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I did an advanced winter skills course with Glentrek at Glenshee. Very friendly and knowlegable staff and good instruction. I'm very happy and I would use the company again. I have also had a number of friends who have also used the company with good reviews.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Really enjoyed the experience and Mike was really knowledgeable and ensured everyone got a lot out of the day. Would definitely recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

My winter walking experience with glentrek was a really worthwhile experience. Mike the instructor was very knowledgeable, friendly and ensured everyone got the most out of the day. All kit that was provided, was in good condition, and the venue leant itself well to learning and experiencing winter walking. The weather became quite extreme at times with the wind knocking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

A winter walking experience with glentrek was a very pleasant and worthwhile experience. Mike the instructor was very knowledgeable, friendly and ensured everyone got the most out of the day. All kit that was borrowed, was in good condition, and the venue leant itself well to learning and experiencing winter walking. I would thoroughly recommend the company and their experience... More 

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

As my wife and I are in our early sixties, although reasonably fit, we were a bit apprehensive about being able to cope on the day of winter skills. We shouldn't have worried as Mike was very informative, extremely knowledgeable, and paced the day for the six of us in the group. Mike's enthusiasm relaxed everyone, and that allowed all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

We booked a three day Cateran Trail walk with Glentrek, with all of the arrangements (taxi transfers, B&Bs and luggage service) being made by the company. Having used similar organisations before, I had a degree of trepidation about whether everything would work, but the experience was faultless from start to finish - taxis and luggage in the right place at... More 

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