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Cape Wrath Trail

Cape Wrath Trail


Postby flipside » Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:54 pm

Route description: Cape Wrath Trail

Date walked: 01/07/2016

Time taken: 14 days

Distance: 404 km

Ascent: 9857m

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The route I took as is as follows:

Stage 1 Fort William to Invergarry 597m 27.15 miles 12:14 Mins
Stage 2 Invergarry to Clunie Inn 1097m 25.41miles 10.17hrs
Stage 3 Clunie Inn to Morvich 365meters 16.15 miles 7hrs
Stage 4 Morvich to Killilan 741 meters 13.70 miles 7hrs 43
Stage 5 Killilan to Gerry's 584 meters 21.13 miles 9.41hrs
Stage 6 Craig to Kinlochewe 461 meters 10.25 miles 5 hours
Stage 7 Kinlochewe to Lochviron Bothy 763 meters 10.96 miles 5.08hrs
Stage 8 Lochviron Bothy to Ullapool 388 meters 20.61 miles 7.57hrs
Stage 9 Ullapool to Knockdamph Bothy 362 meters 13.02 miles 5.23hrs
Stage 10 Knockdamph Bothy to Fishing Hut River Oykel 119 meters 13.18 miles 5.31hrs
Stage 10 Fishing Hut to Inchnadamph 722 meters 17.19 miles 7.47hrs
Stage 11 Inchnadamph to Glendhu Bothy 998 meters 14.29 miles 8.36hrs
Stage 12 Glendhu Bothy to Rhiconich 1432 meters 25.6 miles 11hrs
Stage 13 Rhiconich to Stathchailleach Bothy 597 meters 14.95 miles 6.28hrs
Stage 14 Stathchailleach Bothy to Cape Wrath 631 meters 7.99 miles 3.47hrs

9857 meters of Ascent
251.58 miles in Distance
111.32hrs in Time

Weather was very wet with most rivers being difficult to cross, hard waterlogged terrain. One step forward three down and two back could be frustrating
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