The Cape Wrath Trail is the expedition of a lifetime, traversing 200 miles of Scotland's wildest and most beautiful country.
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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).
I think it’s 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.
As a keen ultra runner, I read about the recent launch of the Cape Wrath Trail ultra marathon with great interest.
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.
This website has been developed as a resource for people planning an expedition on the Cape Wrath Trail in Scotland. It supports a new guidebook to the route which will be published by Cicerone.
Watercolour of Sourlies Bothy, Knoydart by Anthony Harper Return to website