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  • It's hard to believe that this website is now nearly five years old.

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  • Choice of maps is a particularly important decision when planning an expedition on the Cape Wrath Trail. This is because the difficulty of the terrain and the lack of way marking (or even defined paths in many places).

    The long-awaited Harvey maps to the Cape Wrath Trail

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  • I think its fair to say that keeping your feet in good order is THE most important aspect of any long distance backpack. I know from personal experience having endured days of agony on long treks.

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  • As a keen ultra runner, I read about the recent launch of the Cape Wrath Trail ultra marathon with great interest.

    Snow and ice in Glen Oykel

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  • Updates from the trail

    It's been nearly six months since the guide was published and I've been overwhelmed by the response from Cape Wrath Trailers around the world.

    Sunset near Shenavall (Photo copyright irener2013)

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  • Five years in the writing and researching, I'm delighted to announce that the new Cape Wrath Trail Guide has landed on the doormat and is finally available to purchase. It's the first major update to the route in nearly 15 years and has been a real labour of love.

    The new Cape Wrath Trail Guide

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  • The new season starts

    After what feels like a very long winter, we're starting to see the first photos from a few hardy souls tackling the Cape Wrath Trail.

    Wild Camp, Glen Oykel (Photo copyright Flitshans)

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  • The long awaited Scottish National Trail (SNT) has launched, offering walkers a route from one end of Scotland to the other.

    John Ure at the Ozone Cafe, Cape Wrath (Photo Copyright Snaphappy64)

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The book

A comprehensive guide to the Cape Wrath Trail, one of the most challenging long distance walks in the UK, published by Cicerone and now in a fully updated Second Edition.

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Watercolour of Sourlies Bothy, Knoydart by Anthony Harper Return to website