Walking the Cape Wrath Trail

Through the Scottish Highlands from Fort William to Cape Wrath

  • A 230-mile (370km) route
  • passes through wild and magnificent landscapes of the western highlands
  • Morar, Knoydart, Torridon and Assynt

The Cape Wrath Trail is a 230-mile epic from Fort William to the northernmost point of mainland Scotland, with scope on the three-week journey to choose preferred routes and distances. The trail passes through Knoydart, Torridon and Assynt, to the peaks of Foinaven, Arkle and Ben More.

Regarded as the most challenging of Britain's long-distance routes, it combines a complete lack of waymarking with a variety of route options exploring the most majestic, remote and stunningly beautiful landscapes of the Scottish Highlands. The trail uses ancient drover paths, follows forested glens and crosses bogs, high moorland and mountain passes.

The Cape Wrath Trail offers an unparalleled level of freedom and adventure for experienced trekkers.

  • a remote three-week trek, for ambitious and tested backpackers
  • best walked in April, May and June or September and October
  • 14 main stages described, with 6 alternative options
Book Details
Title Walking the Cape Wrath Trail
Subtitle Through the Scottish Highlands from Fort William to Cape Wrath
Author Iain Harper
Publisher Cicerone Press
Edition 2nd Edition
Release Date September 2015
Language English
Cover Paperback
Printed Pages 176 Pages
Size 17.1cm x 11.6cm x 1.3cm
Postal Weight 235g

Walking the Cape Wrath Trail | Through the Scottish Highlands from Fort William to Cape Wrath

  • Company: Cicerone Press
  • Product Code: CIC-CPWRTH-01
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