Try mountain biking at Nevis Range. For the biggest rush, hire a full suspension downhill bike with full face helmet and body armour from Nevis Cycles, jump in the gondola and have a go at the World Cup Downhill course. If you can manage around about 4 or 5 minutes for the ride back down the hill then you might want to try entering the annual world cup races which take place on this course!
Alternatively, opt for a cross country bike and have a go at the Witches Trail in the forest at the base station. The downhill sections built for the MTB World Championships in 2007 will certainly get your blood pumping!
More about biking and cycling in Glencoe & Fort William.
Explore some of the fantastic local coastlines with a combination of climbing, swimming jumping and scrambling, making this an exhilarating adventure. Stramash, based in Oban offer a variety of activities including Coasteering.
Get on a fast Rigid Inflatable Boat with Seaxplorer. Enjoy a blast round Loch Leven or book a longer trip around the remote islands of Loch Linnhe.
Quad Bikes and other adventure sports
Take a quad bike tour near Fort William. Outdoor (potentially muddy!) clothing is recommended. Tours can tailored for individuals, groups and families and no previous experience is necessary. Allow about 50 mins to drive from Glencoe to Roy Bridge. And while you’re out that way, why not have a go at a whole handful of other activities – rafting, archery, paintballing, 4×4 driving… There’s a whole lot of offer whatever the weather at Highland Activities.
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