Scotland

Section Hiking the Cape Wrath Trail

Section Hiking the Cape Wrath Trail

The Cape Wrath Trail is considered the hardest trail in the United Kingdom because it passes through one of the wildest, most rugged and remote sections of the Scottish Highlands. Technically, the Cape Wrath Trail is more of a route than a …

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How to Hike Across Peat Bogs: Fear No Moor

Crossing a Scottish Peat Bog

There aren’t many peat bogs in the continental United States and it’s difficult to learn the skills for safely hiking across them in Scotland, England, and other parts of the world without first-hand experience. While you can avoid peat bogs and stay …

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Bothies and Baked Beans

Coire Fionnaraich Bothie

Mountain bothies are small buildings that can be used by hikers and backpackers as shelters or a place to get out of bad weather and warm up. Many are old buildings on hunting estates that the owners have set aside for use …

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