Wherever I wander, wherever I rove; the hills of the highland forever I love.Robert Burns
I didn't walk every step of the Cape Wrath Trail, but got in the best parts before a whirlwind tour
It’s a long, tough slog to the lonely Cape on trackless moorland, but our favorite days by far.
A bothy stay of mussel harvesting and seal watching ends in spectacular weather.
It’s an easy day on farm road along a beautiful fishing river in fall colors and horrendous rain.
It’s dead easy walking on track with fall colors to the loch, then back to a gorgeously restored bothy.
It’s an out and back to a high boggy plateau in gale-force wind, spitting rain and utter beauty.
Continuing the ‘sampler,’ we walk to a lovely bothy but are kept awake by obnoxious hikers after midnight.
Testing the ‘Cape Wrath Sampler’ we walk in sunshine to Scotland’s remotest bothy.
Torrential rain pauses the hike, but a side trip up the UK’s highest mountain makes up for it.
It’s only seven miles, but muddy and slow with many fords, the rain spitting down.
Knoydart is wild with steep climbs, rushing waterfalls, rock and bog. I slip and hit my head.
It’s tough and wet walking to one of the most spectacular bothies on Loch Nevis.
The first climb is easy if wet to the bealach as the rain comes and goes to the first bothy.
After a ferry across the loch, it’s easy on track past crashing falls to a locked bothy in wind and
Travel clicked in place perfectly for the drive north through brooding mountains to Fort William.