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The Postman's Path

The Postman’s Path – with Loch Trollamarig and The Pairc beyond

The summit has been reached after the steady climb from Urgha on the Tarbert to Scalpay road. Now the Postman’s Path begins its descent towards Rhenigidale. Mark Rowe made the journey, wrote about it for The Independent and his account appeared in the newspaper on Saturday 17 August 2013. It invites others to follow in his steps and many will, secure in the knowledge that there is a hostel at the end of the trek and a warden who endeavours to see that no one is ever turned away.It’s now 50 years since the hostel was opened, following the persistent and persuasive efforts of Herbert Gatliff.