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Backpacking the Skye Trail

Few backpacking routes offer such varied rewards as this week-long walk through the Winged Isle Words by Alex Roddie / Images by James Roddie Photography This feature was first published in The Great Outdoors, October 2016. You have a week off work. You want to go backpacking, and you want to

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The Skye Trail – field notes

Here is a little extra information I hope might be of assistance for anyone planning a hike of the Skye Trail. We hiked it in May 2016. The weather was stunning – despite a little drizzle and cloud at first, things soon perked up and we walked most of the route

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My planned Scottish backpacking route, April – May 2016

On the 20th of April, I’m heading up north for another long walk in the Highlands. Here’s what I have planned: West Highland Way, Skye Trail, and more. I’ve been up to my eyeballs in work for the last couple of weeks, so my departure date has

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The next 750 miles

It’s almost the end of the year, and nearly time to look back at what I’ve achieved in 2015. But before I do, I’d like to look ahead. Scottish long-distance hikes My main Scottish objective for next year is the Skye Trail. I’ve had my eye