I'm up in Applecross in August with a fairly cycle/mountain-wise lady who will be riding an 80mm travel Scott hardtail. I've done several routes in the area already so I have a vague plan in mind, but I just wanted an idea of the viability of the following three routes which I have never done.
1. There is a road running south out of Applecross that deadends at a place marked Toscaig. The map then shows a loop going out from there to Uags (Rubha na h-Uamha....something of the cave?) then to Airigh-drishaig and back over. Cycleable? Or is it a dog's dinner and just do it as a walk?
2. Last time I was up there locals told me that the track up the side of Loch Dahm was very doable (runs from Shieldaig to Kishorn to the east of the road). BUT has anyone gone on from there at a place marked Glasnock and up the Bealach a Ghlass-chnoit (Pass of the clear/shiny something) and down to Loch Carron? Is it a walk all the way job or is it cycleable in parts? I've done the Coulin Pass before which I know would be suitable for us. Would I be better off doing the extra miles and do that to get to Loch Carron?
3. Going west from Loch Carron there is a road to Strome Castle and shortly after that there is a track shown going over the hill north to Kishorn. Alternatively the road continues to Ardaneaskan with a dirt road connecting you up to the same track about a third the way along its length. Anyone done these? Are they viable?
Many thanks for any input.