Island Trek Statistics

1. Orkney Islands

Day Date Route miles km Ascent (m) Descent (m)
1 23 May 2014 Travel to London
2 24 May 2014 Thurso, Holborn Head, Scrabster & Stromness 6.5 10.5 132 157
3 25 May 2014 Cuilags & Old Man of Hoy 9.2 14.8 534 528
4 26 May 2014 Hill of Trowie, Dwarfie Stane & Berrie Dale 10.1 16.3 530 530
5 27 May 2014 Hoy West Coast, Lyness & Houton 13.5 21.7 695 516
6 28 May 2014 Ward Hill, Maeshowe, Stenness & Brodgar 17.3 27.8 312 484
7 29 May 2014 Brough of Birsay, Skara Brae & Yesnaby 12.3 19.8 343 290
8 30 May 2014 Point of Ness & Stromness 9.4 15.1 153 211
9 31 May 2014 Hoy Day Trip to Ward Hill 8.6 13.8 537 539
10 01 June 2014 Travel to Inverness & Glasgow
11 02 June 2014 London to Southampton
TOTALS 86.9 139.8 3235 3255

2. Isle of Arran

Day Date Route miles km Ascent (m) Descent (m)
1 21 April 2015 Travel to London
2 21 April 2015 Ferry and A' Chir ridge 12 19 1213 1210
3 22 April 2015 High Mountains of Arran 14 22 1912 1912
4 23 April 2015 High Moors of Arran 9 15 962 610
5 24 April 2015 Beinn Bharrain 8 13 690 1017
6 25 April 2015 Machrie Moor 14 23 254 227
7 26 April 2015 Torrylin, Aucheleffan and Carn Bàn 16 26 697 492
8 27 April 2015 Glenashdale and Giant's Graves 10 17 299 560
9 28 April 2015 Clauchland Hills 10 15 351 351
10 29 April 2015 Around Brodick 10 17 354 354
11 30 April 2015 Holy Isle and Ferry Back 4 7 355 355
12 01 May 2015 Journey Home
TOTALS 107 173 7087 7088

3. Faroe Islands

Day Date Route miles km Ascent (metres) Descent (metres)
1 08 June 2015 Arrival
2 09 June 2015 Kirkjubøur 16.4 26.4 350 350
3 10 June 2015 Tórshavn Klaksvík
4 11 June 2015 Háfjall, Hálgafelli & Klakkur 5.7 9.2 882 882
5 12 June 2015 Kalsoy & Kallur 6.8 10.9 724 724
6 13 June 2015 Viðareiði 5.1 8.1 450 450
7 14 June 2015 Fuglafjørður, Hellurnar, Oyndarfjørður & Elduvík 7.3 11.7 497 497
8 15 June 2015 Funningsfjørður & Gjógv 13.8 22.1 780 780
9 16 June 2015 Eiði & Kollur 3.8 6.1 352 352
10 17 June 2015 Slættaratindur 7.5 12.1 880 880
11 18 June 2015 Svínoy & Fugloy 7.4 11.9 670 670
12 19 June 2015 Tjørnuvík & Saksun 16.4 26.5 973 973
13 20 June 2015 Vestmanna Bird Cliffs & Leitisvatn 6.0 9.6 100 100
14 21 June 2015 Mykines 8.0 12.8 743 743
15 22 June 2015 Nólsoy 8.6 13.8 380 380
16 23 June 2015 Suðuroy Sumba 4.1 6.7 353 353
17 24 June 2015 Vágur Tvøroyri 10.0 16.0 725 725
18 25 June 2015 Hestur 7.2 11.7 332 195
19 26 June 2015 Journey Home 1.8 3.0 0 137
TOTALS 135.9 218.6 9191 9191

4. Iceland

Day Date Route miles km Ascent (metres) Descent (metres)
1 08 August 2015 To Luton Airport 1.5 2.4
2 09 August 2015 Reykjavík 5.9 9.5
3 10 August 2015 Walk to bus station, Landmannalaugar, climb Bláhnúkur 9.9 15.9 584 584
4 11 August 2015 Scalli and Suðurnámur 13.3 21.4 727 727
5 12 August 2015 Ljótipollur 10.3 16.6 100 100
6 13 August 2015 Storm Stuck in Tent
7 14 August 2015 To þórsmörk
8 15 August 2015 Rjúpnafell 8.6 13.8 624 624
9 16 August 2015 Útigönguhöfði 7.4 11.9 805 805
10 17 August 2015 Fimmvörðuháls to Skógar, climb Valahnúkur 18.5 29.8 1118 1318
11 18 August 2015 To Emstrur Botnar, then Markarfljótsgljúfur canyon 12.0 19.3 650 350
12 19 August 2015 To Álftavatn, then Torfatindur & Brattháls 18.3 29.5 758 718
13 20 August 2015 Over Hrafntinnusker to Landmannalaugar, walk to Reykjavík campsite 18.2 29.3 490 470
14 21 August 2015 Golden Circle, then walk to Reykjavík campsite 4.0 6.4
15 22 August 2015 Blue Lagoon, then walk to Reykjavík campsite 4.4 7.1
16 23 August 2015 Fly Home
TOTALS 132.3 212.9 5856 5696

5. The Small Isles

Day Date Route miles km Ascent (metres) Ascent (metres)
1 27 April 2016 To London
2 28 April 2016 To Mallaig 7.3 11.8 345 345
3 29 April 2016 Muck 9.5 15.3 330 321
4 30 April 2016 Eigg: An Sgùrr 11.5 18.4 536 543
5 01 May 2016 Eigg: Camas Sgiotaig and Beinn Bhuidhe 14.3 23 643 643
6 02 May 2016 Rùm: Guirdil Bothy 11.8 19 341 334
7 03 May 2016 Rùm: To Harris Bay 9.4 15.2 977 954
8 04 May 2016 Rùm: To Dibidil Bothy 5.7 9.1 479 473
9 05 May 2016 Rùm: Trollabhal, Ainshval and Ruinsival 9.6 15.5 1273 1273
10 06 May 2016 Rùm: Askival, Hallival and Barkeval 9.4 15.2 1052 1085
11 07 May 2016 Canna 13.5 21.7 665 660
12 08 May 2016 Sanday 8.1 13.1 189 194
13 09 May 2016 Journey Home
TOTAL 110 177 6830 6826

6. Outer Hebrides

Day Date Route miles km Ascent (metres) Descent (metres)
1 01 May 2017 Travel to London
2 02 May 2017 Ferry to Barra
3 03 May 2017 Vatersay and Barra 12.8 20.6 618 503
4 04 May 2017 Barra and Eriskay 12.3 19.8 318 382
5 05 May 2017 Eriskay and South Uist Machair 14.0 22.5 122 180
6 06 May 2017 South Uist Machair and Howmore 11.8 19.0 37 28
7 07 May 2017 Beinn Mhòr, Beinn Choradail, Hecla and Uisinish Bothy 10.7 17.2 1110 1091
8 08 May 2017 South Uist Wetlands and Nunton 12.3 19.8 337 362
9 09 May 2017 Benbecula and North Uist 10.8 17.4 539 201
10 10 May 2017 Locheport and Berneray 18.1 29.1 330 666
11 11 May 2017 Harris Coffin Route and West Side 15.2 24.5 563 567
12 12 May 2017 St Kilda 8.2 13.2 805 740
13 13 May 2017 Harris Walkway part 1 14.9 24.0 519 495
14 14 May 2017 Rhenigidale 3.7 6.0 335 413
15 15 May 2017 Harris Walkway part 2 9.2 14.8 381 322
16 16 May 2017 Sròn Ulladale 9.9 15.9 682 673
17 17 May 2017 Hushinish and Callanish 12.3 19.8 537 560
18 18 May 2017 Carloway Broch and Gearrannan Blackhouse Village 8.7 14.0 195 238
19 19 May 2017 Butt of Lewis 12.2 19.6 410 392
20 20 May 2017 Stornoway to Glasgow
21 21 May 2017 Journey Home
TOTALS 197 317 7838 7813

7. Lofoten Islands

Day Date Route miles km Ascent (metres) Descent (metres)
1 01 July 2017 To Gatwick 0.6 1.0
2 02 July 2017 Oslo 7.3 11.7
3 03 July 2017 Ferry Bodø to Moskenesøy
4 04 July 2017 Munken 8.6 13.8 1229 1229
5 05 July 2017 Ågvatnet and Stokkvika 8.3 13.4 860 860
6 06 July 2017 Reinefjord and Hermannsdalen 7.3 11.7 1108 1108
7 07 July 2017 Bunes Beach and Helvetestinden 7.8 12.6 790 790
8 08 July 2017 Kjerkfjorden, Marken and Horseid Beach 7.8 12.6 840 840
9 09 July 2017 Selfjorden and Kvalvika 7.9 12.7 512 512
10 10 July 2017 Ryten and Fuglhuken 5.8 9.3 900 900
11 11 July 2017 To Ramberg 8.4 13.5 295 295
12 12 July 2017 Napp to Kilan 8.8 14.2 580 320
13 13 July 2017 Nusfjord to Ramberg 14.8 23.8 250 510
14 14 July 2017 Ferry Moskenes to Værøy 5.8 9.3 0 0
15 15 July 2017 Ferry Værøy to Røst and Bodø 5.9 9.5 149 0
16 16 July 2017 Bodø to Trondheim 2.6 4.2 0 149
17 17 July 2017 Oslofjord Islands 6.2 10.0
TOTALS 113.9 183.3 7513 7513

8. Jura and Islay

Day Date Route miles km Ascent (metres) Descent (metres)
1 29 April 2018 Travel to London
2 30 April 2018 Ferry Kennacraig to Port Askaig to Feolin, bus to Ardlussa, walk to Kinuachdrachd 9 14.5 305 257
3 01 May 2018 Kinuachdrachd to Glengarrisdale Bothy 7 11.2 167 243
4 02 May 2018 Glengarrisdale Bothy to Shian Bay 11.3 18.1 511 513
5 03 May 2018 Shian Bay to Cruib Lodge 8.2 13.2 201 200
6 04 May 2018 Cruib Lodge to Glenbatrick Bay 10.1 16.2 339 339
7 05 May 2018 Glenbatrick Bay to Feolin Ferry, bus to Craighouse 10.4 16.8 159 160
8 06 May 2018 Paps of Jura from Craighouse 16.4 26.3 1456 1456
9 07 May 2018 Lift Craighouse to Feolin, then Ferry to Port Askaig, walk to An Cladach Bothy 8.1 13 199 194
10 08 May 2018 An Cladach Bothy to Proaig Bothy 3.6 5.8 110 115
11 09 May 2018 Proaig Bothy to Ardilistry, then lift to Kintra Campsite and beach walk 8.3 13.3 175 147
12 10 May 2018 Circuit of The Oa Peninula from Kintra Campsite 17.6 28.3 693 693
13 11 May 2018 Three Distilleries Tour from Kintra Campsite 14.7 23.6 213 213
14 12 May 2018 Kintra Campsite towards Port Ellen, lift to Port Ellen, Ferry to Kennacraig 1.2 1.9 22 5
TOTALS 125.9 202.2 4550 4535

9. Greenland

Day Date Route miles km Ascent (metres) Descent (metres)
1 09 Jul 2018 Fly to Kangerlussuaq via Copenhagen
2 10 Jul 2018 Fly to Sisimiut, ascend Nasaasaaq / Kællingehætten 7.3 11.7 800 800
3 11 Jul 2018 ACT1: Sisimiut to Kangerluarsuk Nord Hut 12.1 19.5 625 625
4 12 Jul 2018 ACT2: Kangerluarsuk Nord Hut to Nerumaq Hut 8.9 14.3 205 55
5 13 Jul 2018 ACT3: Nerumaq Hut to Innajuattoq II Hut 10.4 16.8 400 250
6 14 Jul 2018 ACT4: Innajuattoq II Hut to Eqalugaarniarfik Hut 10.9 17.6 380 550
7 15 Jul 2018 ACT5: Eqalugaarniarfik Hut to wild camp near Ikkattooq Hut 8.0 12.8 450 260
8 16 Jul 2018 ACT6: Wild camp near Ikkattooq Hut to Canoe Centre 12.8 20.5 350 550
9 17 Jul 2018 ACT7: Canoe Centre to Katiffik Hut 12.7 20.5 150 150
10 18 Jul 2018 ACT8: Katiffik Hut to Hundesø Hut 11.8 19.0 420 370
11 19 Jul 2018 ACT9: Hundesø Hut to Kangerlussuaq Campsite 12.0 19.4 335 505
12 20 Jul 2018 Ascend Sugar Loaf from Kangerlussuaq 11.4 18.3 400 400
13 21 Jul 2018 4WD to Ice Sheet, walk to wild camp overlooking Ice Sheet 4.4 7.0 100 200
14 22 Jul 2018 Walk to Russells Glacier, then ridge walk and wild camp 13.4 21.6 415 515
15 23 Jul 2018 Walk back to Kangerlussuaq, fly to Copenhagen 8.2 13.1 235 560
16 24 Jul 2018 Fly Copenhagen to Gatwick, train home
TOTALS 144.3 232.2 5265 5790

10. Svalbard

Day Date Route miles km Ascent (m) Descent (m)
1 04 August 2019 Travel to Gatwick
2 05 August 2019 Flight to Oslo and Longyearbyen
3 06 August 2019 Boat to Ymerbukta
Ymerbukta Sea Kayaking 8.1 13 0 0
4 07 August 2019 Ymerbukta Esmark Glacier 4.7 7.5 100 100
5 08 August 2019 Ymerbukta Karlstadtoppen 2.5 4 589 340
6 09 August 2019 Boat to Barentsburg
Walk Around Barentsburg 1.9 3 100 100
7 10 August 2019 Sea Kayaking Hiortfjellet 8.7 14 926 926
8 11 August 2019 Trollsteinen 7.5 12 849 849
Two Pianos 4.3 7 40 80
9 12 August 2019 Foxfonna Adventdalen 6.8 11 50 500
Piano and Seed Vault 4 6.5 100 100
10 13 August 2019 Longyearbyen Lighthouse 2.5 4 0 0
Boat to Skansbukta
11 14 August 2019 Skans Valley Waterfalls 7.8 12.5 330 330
12 15 August 2019 Along Coast to Student Valley 7.1 11.5 100 100
13 16 August 2019 Boat to Pyramiden
Walk Around Pyramiden 2.8 4.5 0 0
14 17 August 2019 Skans Bay aound Skansen 11.8 19 450 450
15 18 August 2019 Frostistinden and Glacier 7.5 12 700 700
Boat to Longyearbyen
16 19 August 2019 Flight to Oslo and Gatwick
TOTALS 88 141.5 4334 4575