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Walking Scotland End to End: Part 3 - Fort William to Cape Wrath


The Cape Wrath Trail Walking Through Scotland - From the Border to Cape Wrath North to the Cape - Fort William to Cape Wrath  Exploring the Far NW of Scotland  Guide to Walks in NW Highlands

Dumfries & Galloway - 25 Walks Scottish Borders - 25 Walks St.Cuthbert's Way - Official Guide Southern Uplands WaySouthern Uplands WayAcross Scotland on Foot  

West Highland Way: Official GuideWest Highland Way: Rucksac ReadersWest Highland Way: TrailblazerThe West Highland WayWest Highland Way: Footprint MapWest Highland Way - Map West Highland Way - Map West Highland Way Wet Highland Way - Official Guide


Glen Affric in the NW Highlands of Scotland




Walking Through Scotland - From the Border to Cape WrathNorth to the Cape - Fort William to Cape Wrath The Cape Wrath Trail


Day 1) Fort William to South Laggan ( Ref: capewrathtrail/section one )

Fort WilliamLoch_Linnhe - ( Great Glen Way ) - Caledonian CanalBanavieNeptune’s Staircase - Gairlochy - ClunesLoch Lochy - South Laggan


Ben Nevis in NW Scotland

 Ben Nevis

Day 2) South Laggan to Tomdoun in Glen Garry in Knoydart

South LagganLoch Oich - Glengarry Forest -  Loch Garry - Tomdoun  

Day 3) Tomdoun to Cluanie in Glen Shiel

Tomdoun - Loch Loyne ( " Road to the Isles " ) - Cluanie

Day 4) Cluanie to Morvich

Cluanie - An Caorann Mor - Glen Affric - Fiongleann - Camban Bothy - Gleann  Lichd - Glenlichd House - Morvich



Beinn Fhada in Gleann Lichd in NW Highlands of Scotland

 Beinn Fhada in Gleann Lichdin the NW Highlands

Day 5) Morvich to Killilan in Glen Elchaig

Morvich - Inchnacroe - Durusduain - Allt an Leoid Ghaineamhaich - Bealach na Sroine - Allt a’ Ghlomaich  - Falls of Glomach - Glen Elchaig  - Killilan

Day 6) Killilan to Achnashellach

Killilan - Nomach Lodge - Glen Ling - Loch an Iasaich - Bendronaig Lodge - Black Water - Loch an Laoigh - Abhainn Bhearnais - bothy -  footpath  -  pass beneath Sgurr na Feartaig  - Achnashellach Forest  - River Carron - Achnashellach Station.


Loch Dughaill near Achnashellach in NW Scotland

Loch Dughaill near Achnashellach in NW Scotland

Day 7) Achnashellach to Kinlochewe ( Ref: capewrathtrail/section two )

Achnashellach  - Coire Lair -  beneath Beinn Liath Mhor  - Coulin - Torran-cuillin - forest edge - cairned path - forest - river - Kinlochewe.

Day 8) Kinlochewe to Corrie Hallie

Kinlochewe - A832  -  Incheril - estate track - heights of Kinlochewe -  Gleann Muice -  Meallan Odhar - Bealach Gorm - Loch an Nid - beneath An Teallach - Corrie Hallie on A832.

Loch Torridon from Sgurr Ruadh in NW Scotland

Loch Torridon from Sgurr Ruadh in NW Scotland

Day 9) Corrie Hallie to Glen Squaib

A832 - north  - right at first junction - bridge over Dundonnell River - gate on right - climb hillside on left  - path -  two gates -  stream / waterfall - cairned path  - Loch an Tiompain  - Croftown - River Broom - A835Inverlael - track - Glensquaib.

Day 10) Glen Squaib to Oykel Bridge

Glensquaib - track  -  junction of streams - ENE  / parallel to Allt na Lairige - River Douchary - footpath - Loch an Daihm - Duag Bridge - Strath Mulzie - track - Amat - Oykel Bridge.

Day 11) Oykel Bridge to Kylesku ( Ref: capewrathtrail/section three )

River Oykel - Loch Ailsh - Benmore Lodge  - Allt Sail an Ruathair  - Meall an Aonaich  - Loch Carn nan Conbhairean - Ben More Assynt - Loch Bealach a’ MhadaidhEas Coul-Aulin waterfall - Loch na Gainmhich - Kylesku.


Bridge at Kylesku in NW Scotland

Bridge at Kylesku in NW Scotland

Day 12) Kylesku to Rhiconich

Kylesku Bridge - Kylestrome - Loch More / A838 - Achfary - Strath Stack - path junction - right beneath Ben Stack - right at road  - bridge  - Lochstack Lodge - Alltan Riabhach - Loch a’ Garbh-bhaid Mor - Rhiconish.

Day 13) Rhiconich to Sandwood Bay

Rhiconich  - B801  - Kinlochbervie - BlairmoreSandwood Bay.

Day 14) Sandwood Bay to Cape Wrath

Sandwood Bay  - coastlineCape Wrath.

Lighthouse at Cape Wrath in NW Scotland

Lighthouse at Cape Wrath in NW Scotland

This proposed coastal route would run for 115 miles from John O'Groats to Cape Wrath in the north-westerly tip of Sutherland taking in Dunnet Head, Holborn Head, Strathy Point and Skerray. One of the  features of the far north is the outstanding sea-cliff landscape.
John O'Groats - ThursoTongue - Durness  - Cape Wrath

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Exploring the Far NW of Scotland  Guide to Walks in NW Highlands

Dumfries & Galloway - 25 Walks Scottish Borders - 25 Walks St.Cuthbert's Way - Official Guide Southern Uplands WaySouthern Uplands WayAcross Scotland on FootWalking Through Scotland - From the Border to Cape Wrath North to the Cape - Fort William to Cape Wrath

West Highland Way: Official GuideWest Highland Way: Rucksac ReadersWest Highland Way: TrailblazerThe West Highland WayWest Highland Way: Footprint MapWest Highland Way - Map West Highland Way - Map West Highland Way Wet Highland Way - Official Guide

Munros Tables SMC The Munros - Scotland's Highest Mountains  Scotland - Lonely Planet  NW Highlands - SMC Guide  Walking in Scotland - Lonely Planet   Scottish Highlands Hillwalking Guide

Scotland - Lonely PlanetScotland's Highlands & Islands - Lonley Planet Scotland's Highlands & Islands - Rough Guide Highlands & Islands of Scotland - Hidden Places Rough Guide ScotlandScottish Highlands & Islands - Rough Guide Rough Guide: Scotland Lonely Planet, Walking in Scotland100 Hillwalks around Glasgow

50 Walks in Glasgow & SW Scotland 50 Walks in the Scottish Highlands & Islands 50 Walks in Edinburgh & Eastern Scotland 100 Walks in ScotlandVisit Scotland - Touring Guide Scotland: Where to Stay - Hotels & Guest Houses Scotland: Where to Stay - Bed & Breakfast Hillwalker: The MunrosHillwalker: The Corbetts

The Munros: Scottish Mountaineering Club The Munros and Tops The Corbetts - SMC Call of the Corbetts Munros & Corbetts Chart The High Mountains of Britain and Ireland Magic of the Munros The Munros - Scotland's highest mountains

Munro Almanac The Munros: Scottish Mountaineering Club Hamish's Mountain WalkThe Munros in WinterMy Scotland by Hamish MacInnes 50 More Routes on Scottish Mountains Scottish Mountains - 50 Classic Routes

The High Mountains of Britain and Ireland Scotlands 100 Best Walks Scottish Mountains - 100 Best RoutesBig Walks of Great Britain Classic Walks in Britain & IrelandScottish Hill & Mountain Names Classic Mountain Scrambles in Scotland Classic Climbs - Central & Southern Highlands Scotland's Far North

Mountaineering in Scotland and Undiscovered Scotland by W.H.MurrayMore Wilderness Walks Wilderness Walks Wilderness Walks 2 - Video Pathfinder Guide: Skye and NW Highlands WalksPathfinder Guide: Fort William and Glen Coe Walks Rambler's Guide: Ben Nevis and Glen Coe

Torridon: A Walkers Guide Scottish Hill Tracks100 Best Routes on Scottish Mountains Landscapes of the Scottish Highlands & the Isle of Skye The Glens of Rannoch Glens of Trossach Scottish Glens: The Atholl GlensNorth to the Cape - Fort William to Cape Wrath

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Mountain Days & Bothy Nights Northern Highlands, Volume 1 - SMC Northern Highlands, Volume 2 - SMC Winter Climbs: Ben Nevis and Glencoe Loch Lomond & Trossachs Walks The Grahams - Scotland's 2000ft Peaks The Book of the BivvyMountain Travellers Handbook

Geology & Landscapes of Scotland The Highland Geology Trail Weather for Hillwakers & Climbers Mountain Weather Guide to the Weather Weather: Collins Gem Hillwalking Handbook for Mountain Leaders Hillwalkers Manual Hillwalkers Guide to Mountaineering

First Aid on MountainsWalking the Munros Vol 2: Northern Highlands & CairngormsWalking the Munros Vol 1: Southern, Central & Western HighlandsScotland Travel Guide Lonely Planet Walking Through Scotland - From the Border to Cape Wrath Discovering Scotland - Atlas & Guide Britain's Best WalksBest Routes on Britain's Mountains

200 Challenging Walks in Britain & Ireland Scotland - The Wild Places - Colin Prior The Munro Show 1 & 2 - Muriel GrayFrontiers: The World's Best Hikes Great British Ridge Walks Torridon - Life & Wildlife in the Scottish Highlands

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