The Cape Wrath Trail is the expedition of a lifetime, traversing 200 miles of Scotland's wildest and most beautiful country.
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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Find out where to stay when on the trail.
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Lockdown has given me the opportunity to start working on a long-postponed project, a new YouTube channel.
It's hard to believe that this website is now nearly five years old.
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).
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.
Watercolour of Sourlies Bothy, Knoydart by Anthony Harper Return to website