Cape Wrath Trail – Day 13 – Wednesday 28th May –Glendhu bothy to Rhiconich

The day dawned in Glendhu bothy to a dull morning with a high wind.  This was a shame as we were really looking forward to the views today.  We set off right, along the LR track towards Kylesku to the hydro works, turning right just past them to climb for about 3km.


We then descended the Bealach nam Fiann to Achfary Forest down to the A838 road and followed this to Lochstack Lodge.  Here, we turned left to follow a track past the lodge for about 4km, crossed the Allt an Riabhach and headed across rough, boggy ground for about 1km to the head of Loch a’Garbh-bhaid Mor and continued on the right hand side of the loch for another few kms.  This was very strength-sapping, and as the cloud was so low we did not see much.

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Cape Wrath Trail – Day 12 – Tuesday 27th May – Inchnadamph to Glendhu bothy

We woke to blue skies, had a good breakfast in the Inchnadamph Hotel, packed our gear and headed off, turning right up the track past the hostel and then left to climb up another, smaller track marked by a cairn.  This climbed steadily up over the bealach, past Beinn Uidhe.


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