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Cape Wrath…Here I Come!

At 6am tomorrow (Thursday 23rd May) I’ll be setting off for my long awaited Cape Wrath Trail adventure. It’s been 9 years since I decided to hike this trail and finally the day has (almost) arrived! Here’s a short update of kit etc… I will be driving to Kinlochewe first to pick up Stuart, who’s […]

...on Gear

I’ve done a kit list! But why?

Kit lists. They seem to be everywhere. And especially at this time of year (April/May) when the TGO Challenge is imminent. But why have a kit list at all? To answer that question you’d need to ask the individual who wrote their kit list as reasons vary. However, the most common reasons seem to be […]

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Cape Wrath Trail 2019: Initial thoughts – Trepidation? Why?

It’s been 9 years since I first decided I wanted to hike the Cape Wrath Trail (CWT) – one of the (allegedly) toughest long distance paths in the UK. In fact I wrote a blog post entitled Why I’m back(pack)ing the Cape Wrath Trail over 3 years ago detailing reasons why I wanted to hike […]

Book Reviews Feature

Book Review: The Cape Wrath Trail by Iain Harper – A Cicerone Guide 1st Edition

Trek the Cape Wrath Trail with a Cicerone Guidebook “Cape Wrath Trail is a hiking route that runs through the Scottish Highlands and along the west coast of Scotland. It is approx. 200 miles in length and is considered to be one of the most challenging long distance walks in the UK. Despite not being […]