After two days of fairly strenuous hiking we decided to have a rest day with no plans to don either backpacks or hiking boots. The day started out overcast with light rain falling but as the morning progressed it brightened to patchy cloud and blue skies. Finally stirring ourselves around mid-morning we took a short trip out to Inverkirkaig to visit the bookstore and coffee shop there. Following another narrow and twisting single-track road, this time heading so...
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It was a simple goal really. Complete the River Inver Loop, a short hike of 6km circling the village of Lochinver. We saw the signpost pointing up the road towards Glencanisp Lodge and set out for a pleasant afternoon hike. The road to the Lodge was clear to follow and we happily strode along hilly stretches alternating with flat admiring the views of Suilven and Canisp ahead. We soon reached the lodge passing signs of "Walkers welcome" and we followed a woode...