Hike Northbound through Britain with Daryl May
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DN55 Clouds nr Wick
Scottish Highlands

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    English West Country

    English Midlands
    North of England
    Southern Scotland
    Central Scotland
    Scottish Highlands

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  Into the Highlands

     Tummel Bridge - Balsporran Cottages

  Gale-force in the Grampians
     Balsporran Cottages - Newtonmore

  Anatomy of a backpack

     Newtonmore - Aviemore

  Slogging over Slochd

     Aviemore - Tomatim

oaked in Inverness
     Tomatin - Inverness

  A nice lunch in the dry
     Inverness - Alness

  A collapsing bridge

     Alness - Tain

  Bourke-Stewart returns
     Tain - Golspie

  The little port of Helmsdale
     Golspie - Helmsdale

  The last hills
     Helmsdale - Dunbeath

  Introspection about aches
     Dunbeath - Wick

  The finish
     Wick - John o' Groats

   Scottish Highlands map. Read from bottom up. For an idea of scale, each day's hike was about 17 miles.
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for a zoomable map of this region. The map was produced using Google Maps and Google Earth.
Map 6
2007- 2009 Daryl May