Guided Trail Running Challenges in the UK and Europe
Adventures along lesser-known trails across Britain and Europe.
Mani Peninsula, Peleponnese, Greece, Tramuntana Mountains, western Mallorca, GR20 Sud, Corsica
TAYGETUS TRAILS | May 2023
Trail running and hiking through the olive groves and foothills of the Taygetus Mountains. Based in the little town of Kardamyli, in the most idyllic setting between the towering Taygetus Mountains and the clear blue waters of the Messinian Sea. It’s low-key, relaxed and picture-perfect. Greece at its best. Included in the break are 5 days of guided running/hiking, with a cycle tour midweek to explore the coastline further south. Sea kayaking can be included as an optional extra.
TAYGETUS TRAVERSE | September 2023
A Five day trip to the Mani Peninsula. Included in the trip is a 2-day East-West Traverse of the Taygetus Mountains from Sparta to Kardamyli via the summit of the Profit Ilias. At 2407m, the highest peak in the Peleponnese. We overnight on the eastern side of the Profitis at a mountain refuge, 500m below the summit. We ascend before dawn and reach the summit at sunrise. We descend via the western ridge, to the head of the spectacular Vyros Gorge and follow it back to the coast and Kardamyli, our trail-base. The Taygetus Traverse can be extended to a seven day trip with an additional run, hike or bike day.
NEW FOR 2023
TRAMUNTANA MOUNTAINS – WESTERN MALLORCA
The GR221 Tramuntana Traverse – ‘The Drystone Trail’
A 7-day, 90-mile Challenge, crossing the Tramuntana Mountain range in western Mallorca. Following the spine of the mountains from south to north along the western coast. Overnighting in mountain refuges with bed/breakfast/evening meal and luggage transfers included.Dormitary accommodation in the mountain refuges, hotel bed and breakfast on the first and last nights of the trip. An epic journey. Trail running through incredible limestone landscapes dotted with idyllic mountain villages and lofty peaks.