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Find life in wild places
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Guiding

Arc Guiding:
Experience in the environment

  • A rare combination: expertise in both adventure sports and wildlife

  • Specialising on the Scottish Highlands and Islands

  • Extensive experience with a wide variety of clients and itineraries

  • Journeys by foot, mountainbike, ski touring, open canoe and kayak

  • Private wildlife guiding for birds, mammals, plants and invertebrates

  • Individual, small group and private guiding, focussing on excellent experiences

  • Flexible approach, welcoming all ages and abilities

  • Wildlife and Landscape photographers welcome

Education

Arc Guiding:
Passionate about learning

Blog and News

The Arc Guiding Blog

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  • Articles relating to adventure sports and wildlife, both locally and further afield.
  • Posts of recent wildlife sightings.
  • Gear and book reviews (coming soon).
  • Routes and destinations worth checking out.
  • Tips and tricks.
  • Photos from various adventures.
  • Remember, you can sign up and follow the blog, or stay in touch through Facebook, Twitter and more (links at the bottom of this page).

Malcolm O'Reilly

Hi from Malcolm

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If you enjoy the outdoors, wildlife, weather, landscape and adventure, then you’ve come to the right place! I firmly believe that wild places are essential for our wellbeing and I love helping people explore wilderness and find inspiration and adventure.

I set up Arc Guiding because I was increasingly being asked to provide guiding and education to private clients. I also work year round as a freelance instructor and guide, for some of the best providers in the business.

I’m a zoologist by training and, after a number of years in this work, have developed a fairly laid back attitude, wicked sense of humour and a fondness for chocolate. You can find out more about me here.

Guiding and training by Malcolm O'Reilly, based in the Cairngorms National Park and covering the Scottish Highlands and Islands.

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