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Great Glen Way High Route

Highland

18 km / 11 miles
An alternative to a section of the Great Glen Way between Fort Augustus and a point Above Primrose Bay, Alltsigh. This variant is more scenic and avoids closures on the lower route when forestry harvesting operations are underway. In detail there are South and North sections of the Great Glen High Route before and after Invermoriston. The two routes are linked by a small section of the Great Glen Way which passes through Invermoriston.


Details:

Path Type: Scotland's Great Trails
Attributes: Challenging
Forest/Woodland
Lake/Reservoir/Loch
National Park
Start: NH384106 - Inchnacardoch, Fort Augustus, Highland View on StreetMap
Finish: NH466207 - Above Primrose Bay, Alltsigh, Loch Ness, Highland View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2014
Web Sites: Scotland's Great Trails Great Glen Way - High Route Great Glen Way - Leaflets & Maps Downloads Great Glen Way Official Site Independent Hostels UK - Great Glen Way Accommodation

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Great Glen Way : walk or cycle the Great Glen Way  (Rucksack Readers  - 2014 )
Paperback Great Glen Way: Fort William to Inverness  (Trailblazer Publications  - 2017 )
Paperback Great Glen Way: Fort William to Inverness Two-Way Trail Guide (Cicerone Walking Guide) (Cicerone Trail Guides)  (Cicerone Press  - 2016 )

Maps:

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Path Variant of
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 26, 34
OS Landranger Active 26, 34
OS Explorer 400, 416
OS Explorer Active 400, 416

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

 
 
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16 km

Connected Paths:

Path Variant of
Scotland's Great Trails

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Route Profile:

17.9 km (11.1 miles)
908 m (2,979 ft) ascent
394 m (1,293 ft)  maximum height

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