Best Backpacking in United Kingdom

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  • Backpacking Scotland's West Highland Way

    Let me just start by saying that this is probably the raddest hike I have ever done. Although the ideal way is to start from Glasgow and hike all the way up to Ft. William, the scenery just gets better and better as you get closer to the Ft Willia...

    96 miles 2650 ft gain

  • Hike to the Old Man of Storr

    You can reach the Storr car park at the base of the mountain on public transport (Bus 57, running 4 times a day from Portree), or leave a personal vehicle in the parking area on the left side of the A855 heading north from Portree. Still, the most...

    5 miles 2099.7 ft gain

  • Overnight at Lookout Bothy on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

    The Lookout Bothy is at the northern most tip of the Isle of Skye at Rubha Hunish. It is a small, primitive hut that overlooks the North Sea. There are binoculars and whale charts, a shovel for a biff, but not much else by way of amenities – just ...

    3.1 miles

  • Hike the Quiraing on the Isle of Skye

    The trailhead for The Quiraing starts at the summit of the road between Staffin and Uig.  Descend towards the Quiraing and loop around through the sheep's gate along the ridge back to your car.  There is minor elevation gain on the way back, but y...

    3.5 miles 1115.5 ft gain

  • Hike Scaffel Pike via Styhead Tarn

    This route begins in Seathwaite, which is mostly characterized by a car park and the Seathwaite farmyard, which you will cross through (on the road) to reach the start of the dirt trail. Walk the road south-bound through the valley for 0.8 miles, ...

    9.2 miles 2949 ft gain