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Scottish National Trail - Traquair to Peebles

Follow paths and some short sections of minor roads running parallel to the River Tweed to reach Cardrona at the half way point (cafe and small shop) before taking the old railway line and a delightful riverside path into Peebles. our_route.gpx https://youtu.be/cFtbC4TV4VI Please watch the video fo...
by andrewl7642
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:03 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Scottish National Trail - Traquair to Peebles
Replies: 0
Views: 428

Scottish National Trail - Melrose to Traquair

After a short stretch along the beautiful River Tweed, the trail takes a complex path on the valley slopes above Galashiels. After climbing over an intervening hiil, there is a scenic ridge walk through forests and over high moorland hills to Traquair. our_route.gpx Melrose to Traquair https://yout...
by andrewl7642
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:48 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Scottish National Trail - Melrose to Traquair
Replies: 0
Views: 528

Scottish National Trail - Harestanes to Melrose

The second stage of the Scottish National Trail follows the line of Dere Street - an old Roman Road - for many miles before passing through two villages separated by a strech along the mighty River Tweed. LThe route then climbs over the distinctive Eildon Hills before descending to the stunning Abb...
by andrewl7642
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:26 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Scottish National Trail - Harestanes to Melrose
Replies: 0
Views: 449

Scottish National Trail - Kirk Yetholm to Harestanes

The Scottish National Trail is a challenging, 864 kilometre-long unofficial long distance walking route running the length of Scotland from Kirk Yetholm to Cape Wrath. $matches[2] https://youtu.be/aEloyNgsHbg Please watch the video for full coverage of this section. Early June, 2018, I took a few d...
by andrewl7642
Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:19 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Scottish National Trail - Kirk Yetholm to Harestanes
Replies: 0
Views: 701

Re: Walking partner for Cape Wrath Trail - April/May 2018

So.... I'm thinking of doing the Cape Wrath Trail second half of May, if anybody is interested in joining me please let me know.
backpacking the whole route, wild camping and campsites, occasional bothies and hostels.
by andrewl7642
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:19 pm
 
Forum: Meeting up, arranging trips and walking clubs
Topic: Walking partner for Cape Wrath Trail - April/May 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2255

Re: Cape Wrath Fail 2017

Hi Stuart The Brashers boots I used last year were half a size too small and kept rubbing against my heel, which was made even worse when they got wet inside. Part of the reason they got so wet inside is because I stumbled into a deep woodland bog on the second day of the trip. The boots probably wo...
by andrewl7642
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:31 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Long Distance routes
Topic: Cape Wrath Fail 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 4095

Re: Walking partner for Cape Wrath Trail - April/May 2018

Hi Herbal I think it can vary but May is certainly a more popular month than anytime between Oct and March. I am going to walk it myself, third attempt second half of May, so you might pass me... or I might pass you lol. It's a quiet route but you're still likely to see a few people each day, some c...
by andrewl7642
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:04 pm
 
Forum: Meeting up, arranging trips and walking clubs
Topic: Walking partner for Cape Wrath Trail - April/May 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2255

Cape Wrath Fail 2017

The Cape Wrath Trail is a long distance walk from Fort William to the northwesternmost point of mainland Britain, Cape Wrath. The route is unmarked and there is no official line. It is a superb route for very experienced long-distance backpackers, passing through magnificent wild landscapes for mos...
by andrewl7642
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:27 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Long Distance routes
Topic: Cape Wrath Fail 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 4095

Thieves road - Fort William to Dalwhinnie

Thieves Road - A 44 mile hike from Fort William in the Highlands to Dalwhinnie in the Cairngorms. our_route.gpx https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4674/25650339747_b801f59c8e_k.jpg Day 1 (2 September, 2017) I begin my 44 mile hike from Fort William after arrival by train late afternoon (and after a qui...
by andrewl7642
Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:26 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Long Distance routes
Topic: Thieves road - Fort William to Dalwhinnie
Replies: 1
Views: 1789

Re: Walking partner for Cape Wrath Trail - April/May 2018

Hi, I'd be up for joining you but not until May when it's a bit warmer. I know most of the route already as I've walked the sections between Fort William and Morvich, and Ullapool to Inchnadamph,then from Kinlochbervie to Cape Wrath. Some of it can be pretty tough but I want to give it another try t...
by andrewl7642
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:51 pm
 
Forum: Meeting up, arranging trips and walking clubs
Topic: Walking partner for Cape Wrath Trail - April/May 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2255

Scottish National Trail - Cluanie to Morvich

The Scottish National Trail is a 536 mile/864 km-long long distance walking route running the length of Scotland from Kirk Yetholm to Cape Wrath. The Trail offers very varied walking, following long-established footpaths for much of the distance but becoming progressively more difficult as it heads...
by andrewl7642
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:42 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Scottish National Trail - Cluanie to Morvich
Replies: 1
Views: 682

Scottish National Trail - Poulary to Cluanie

The Scottish National Trail is a 536 mile/864 km-long long distance walking route running the length of Scotland from Kirk Yetholm to Cape Wrath. The Trail offers very varied walking, following long-established footpaths for much of the distance but becoming progressively more difficult as it heads...
by andrewl7642
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:23 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Scottish National Trail - Poulary to Cluanie
Replies: 0
Views: 567

Scottish National Trail - Mandally to Poulary

The Scottish National Trail is a 536 mile/864 km-long long distance walking route running the length of Scotland from Kirk Yetholm to Cape Wrath. The Trail offers very varied walking, following long-established footpaths for much of the distance but becoming progressively more difficult as it heads...
by andrewl7642
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:11 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Scottish National Trail - Mandally to Poulary
Replies: 0
Views: 558

Scottish National Trail - Fort Augustus to Mandally

The Scottish National Trail is a 536 mile/864 km-long long distance walking route running the length of Scotland from Kirk Yetholm to Cape Wrath. The Trail offers very varied walking, following long-established footpaths for much of the distance but becoming progressively more difficult as it heads...
by andrewl7642
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:01 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Scottish National Trail - Fort Augustus to Mandally
Replies: 0
Views: 569

Scottish National Trail - Laggan to Fort Augustus

The Scottish National Trail is a 536 mile/864 km-long long distance walking route running the length of Scotland from Kirk Yetholm to Cape Wrath. The Trail offers very varied walking, following long-established footpaths for much of the distance but becoming progressively more difficult as it heads...
by andrewl7642
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:02 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Scottish National Trail - Laggan to Fort Augustus
Replies: 0
Views: 644
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