Overview map Map key Preface Introduction Geology and wildlife Getting there Getting around When to go Accommodation Safety Emergencies Money and communications Preparation and planning What to take Waywarking and access Maps and navigation Using this guide 1 Fort William to Strathcarron Stage 1 Fort William to Glenfinnan Stage 2 Glenfinnan to Glen Dessarry Stage 3 Glen Dessarry to Barisdale Stage 4 Barisdale to Morvich (near Shiel Bridge) Alternative Stage 1 Fort William to Laggan Alternative Stage 2 Laggan to Cluanie Alternative Stage 3 Cluanie to Morvich (near Shiel Bridge) Stage 5 Morvich (near Shiel Bridge) to Strathcarron 2 Strathcarron to Inverlael (near Ullapool) Stage 6 Strathcarron to Kinlochewe Alternative Stage 6 Bendronaig to Kinlochewe Stage 7 Kinlochewe to Strath na Sealga Stage 8 Strath na Sealga to Inverlael (near Ullapool) 3 Inverlael to Cape Wrath Stage 9 Inverlael (near Ullapool) to Oykel Bridge Alternative Stage 9 Ullapool to Oykel Bridge Stage 10 Oykel Bridge to Inchnadamph (or Loch Ailsh) Stage 11 Inchnadamph to Glendhu Alternative Stage 11 Loch Ailsh to Glendhu Stage 12 Glendhu to Rhiconich Stage 13 Rhiconich to Sandwood Bay Stage 14 Sandwood Bay to Cape Wrath Appendix A Route summary table Appendix B Accommodation Appendix C Shops, cafes and Post Offices Appendix D Useful websites Appendix E Maps Appendix F Further reading
Iain Harper completed the Cape Wrath Trail in 2009 and since then has walked it many times. Armed with his research he approached Cicerone to write the definitive guidebook to the trek. Iain has walked extensively in the Highlands for 20 years and enjoys running ultra marathons. He lives in the Cotswolds with his wife Kay.