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Katherine Moore

Day 16: Loch Merkland to Cape Wrath - Great North Trail

Day 16: Loch Merkland to Cape Wrath - Great North Trail

50.0 mi
8.8 mph
3,500 ft
3,575 ft
Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels. The Tour includes a crossing by ferry.


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Includes a ferry crossing

Check ferry timetable.

1 in total

Tour Overview

Starting Point
34.1 mi

Smoo cave

Hiking Highlight

49.9 mi

Ozone Cafe, Cape Wrath

Mountain Biking Highlight

50.0 mi



Tour Profile

  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces


Path: 13.5 mi
Street: 2.15 mi
Road: 16.4 mi
State Road: 17.5 mi
Ferry: 0.45 mi


Natural: 3.29 mi
Unpaved: 9.94 mi
Paved: 11.6 mi
Asphalt: 22.3 mi
Unknown: 2.84 mi

Weather Forecast


Katherine Moore planned a mountain bike ride.

January 6, 2020


  • Katherine Moore

    Brace yourself - it’s the last day! You might be sad or relieved to have reached this point, but no matter how you’re feeling, you will certainly be in for a treat today as you head to Cape Wrath. It’s the most North-Westerly point of the United Kingdom mainland but you’ll be glad to hear at the end

    January 8, 2020

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