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Katherine Moore

Great North Trail (Cape Wrath)

Great North Trail (Cape Wrath)

753 mi
7.9 mph
57,850 ft
58,500 ft
Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. The Tour includes a crossing by ferry.

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Includes segments in which cycling is not permitted

You may need to dismount and push your bike.

390 yd in total

Includes a ferry crossing

Check ferry timetable.

1 in total

Tour Overview

Starting Point
34.1 mi

Hayfield Descent

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

86.5 mi

Lower Gorple Reservoir descent

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

137 mi

Long Lane descent

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

200 mi

Top of Great Dun Fell to Garrigill

Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

450 mi

Loch Venachar

Mountain Biking Highlight

605 mi

Uphill from Struy (formerly to Hydro Bothy)

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

736 mi

Ceannabeinne Beach viewpoint

Bike Touring Highlight

754 mi

Ozone Cafe, Cape Wrath

Mountain Biking Highlight

753 mi



Tour Profile

  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces


Singletrack: 128 mi
Path: 253 mi
Access Road: 115 yd
Cycleway: 88.5 mi
Street: 64.3 mi
Road: 176 mi
State Road: 42.6 mi
Ferry: 0.44 mi
Off-grid (unknown): 366 yd


Alpine: 160 yd
Natural: 25.5 mi
Unpaved: 183 mi
Gravel: 169 mi
Paved: 183 mi
Asphalt: 149 mi
Unknown: 42.7 mi

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Katherine Moore planned a mountain bike ride.

November 3, 2021


  • Katherine Moore

    This is the full route for the official Great North Trail from Cycling UK.


    Check out my Collection for plenty more info here: komoot.com/collection/904449

    November 3, 2021

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