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Great Glen Way Offical Walking Guidebook

Great Glen Way Offical Walking Guidebook

by: Jacquetta Megarry and Sandra Bardwell
The Great Glen Way is one of Scotland's Great Trails and offers a superb experience for both walkers and cyclists. The Way runs for 77 miles (124 km) along Scotland's Great Glen between Fort William and Inverness. It follows the scenic Caledonian Canal and runs beside four of the Highlands' loveliest lochs - including Loch Ness, famous for its monster legend and for Urquhart Castle. The book provides detailed descriptions of the traditional route and High Route alternatives.

This book has all you need to enjoy a walking holiday along the Great Glen Way. It includes:
detailed mapping on 13 pages at 1:38,000 scale
hill and mountain side-trips including Ben Nevis
background on canal heritage, clan history and wildlife
detailed description for each section walked from Fort William to Inverness
summaries showing distance, terrain, food/drink stops and altitude profile
planning information for walkers and cyclists
town plans of Fort William and Inverness
in full colour, with 100+ photos, many of them new
rucksack-friendly and on rainproof paper.

The book provides a six-day itinerary for walkers as below:
Fort William to Gairlochy Locks - 11 miles
Gairlochy to Laggan Locks - 12.3 miles
Laggan Locks to Fort Augustus - 11.2 miles
Fort Augustus to Invermoriston - 7.3 miles
Invermoriston to Drumnadrochit - 15.6 miles
Drumnadrochit to Inverness - 19.6 miles (with splitting options)

ISBN 9781898481874 Pages 80 (2020) 130mm x 220mm spiral bound

Price: 13.50