Great Glen Way 1: Fort William to Gairlochy

Walks in Fort William and LochaberFort William and LochaberInverness-shirePH33Scotland, UK

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Great Glen Way 1: Fort William to Gairlochy

The first section of the Great Glen Way starts in Fort William and passes through suburbs overshadowed by the great bulk of mighty Ben Nevis. It joins the Caledonian Canal where it issues into Loch Linnhe and then follows the canal for a fine, flat walk with great views of the surrounding mountains.

Terrain

Initially follows paths and roads through the suburbs of Fort William before joining canal towpath (track) to Gairlochy; level.

  • Grade: 1
  • Distance: 17km
  • Ascent: 40m

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Walk Grade

  • Easy

Distance

  • 10 to 20 km
  • 20 + km

Ascent

  • 0 to 500 m

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