The wild swimmer of Kintail

Outdoor writer Kellan MacInnes takes on the challenge of wild swimming 28 high altitude hill lochs in a remote and mountainous area of the Scottish Highlands.

I spent many childhood holidays in Argyllshire in the Scottish Highlands and it was here I was first introduced to hillwalking and wild swimming. Aged seven, I climbed 308m Beinn Lora, which rises above Ardmucknish Bay.

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