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Not The West Highland Way

Author : Ronald Turnbull
ISBN : 9781849653510
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The West Highland Way is one of the finest of Britain's long-distance paths. It passes through six separate mountain ranges, from the tall elegant cone of Ben Lomond and the crag towers of grim Glen Coe to the seductive Mamores. But it doesn't go onto those enticing Stobs and Bens. NOT The West Highland Way makes the most of the surrounding area, taking in sights that the linear Way doesn't allow. With mountain alternatives to all but one of the West Highland Way's nine standard stages, this guidebook takes you on a higher and wilder journey. By taking the best of what the standard Way has to offer and adding in all its diversions away from the linear paths, and get to the heart of what makes the West Highland Way so great. It crosses Ben Lomond and Beinn Dorain, the charming Campsie Fells and the mighty Mamores, while the crossing of the Black Mount from Inveroran to Glen Coe represents the best pub-to-pub to be found in Britain.
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The West Highland Way

Author : Terry Marsh
ISBN : 9781783623884
Genre : SPORTS & RECREATION
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A guidebook to Scotland's West Highland Way, a 95-mile walk from Milngavie near Glasgow to Fort William, passing Loch Lomond, crossing Rannoch Moor and finishing in the shadow of Britain's highest mountain. The walk, which takes roughly one week to complete, is described in seven stages, with each stage ranging from 8 to 20 miles. The guide details the 'classic' south-north direction but also provides a summary description for those wanting to walk the route in the opposite direction. The guidebook, which features step-by-step route descriptions, 1:100K mapping, handy practical information as well as notes on the region's history, culture and geography, is accompanied by a separate, pocket-sized 1:25K OS map booklet, providing all the mapping you need to walk the route. Passing from the lowlands to the highlands, the West Highland Way, which is one of Scotland's Great Trails, showcases the splendour of glens flanked by great mountains, majestic moorland and sprawling farmland. It is the perfect adventure for distance walkers keen to discover the wild beauty of western Scotland.
Category: SPORTS & RECREATION

The West Highland Way

Author : Roger Smith
ISBN : 9780857906458
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Opened in 1980, the West Highland Way was Scotland's first Long Distance Route and remains the most popular, with more than 15,000 walkers tackling it each year. It runs from Milngavie, on the outskirts of Glasgow, to Fort William. The 152km route passes along the east of Loch Lomond, the largest expanse of fresh water in Britain, and across Rannoch Moor, Scotland's grandest wilderness, through some of the finest scenery of mountain and stream, woodland and moorland, that Scotland has to offer. This tenth edition of the Official Guide has been revised and updated to include recent modifications to the route. Map not included.
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Lonely Planet Walking The West Highland Way

Author : Lonely Planet
ISBN : 9781743211731
Genre : Travel
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'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other'. New York Times This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest Scotland's Highlands & Islands guide book and includes: Walking the West Highland Way chapters Understanding Scotland's Highlands & Islands Walking the West Highland Way maps This is the most popular long-distance path in Scotland (and Britain for that matter); something like 15,000 walkers go the full distance each year, so you'll rarely be short of like-minded company from around the world. This guide is the result of research by our dedicated author and local experts who immersed themselves in Walking the West Highland Way, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews, maps, walking tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Walking the West Highland Way . Coverage includes: Understanding Scotland's Highlands & Islands: Scotland's Highlands & Islands Today, History, Highland Culture, Landscape & Wildlife, the Scottish Larder. Milngavie to Drymen, Drymen to Rowardennan, Rowardennan to Inverarnan, Inverarnan to Tyndrum, Tyndrum to Kings House Hotel, Kings House Hotel to Kinlochleven, Kinlochleven to Fort William Lonely Planet's Scotland's Highlands & Islands guide is researched and written by Neil Wilson
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The West Highland Way

Author : Robert Aitken
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035123327
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The West Highland Way

Author : Bob Aitken
ISBN : 1841831328
Genre : Travel
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Opened in 1980, the West Highland Way was Scotland's first Long Distance Route and remains the most popular, with more than 15,000 walkers tackling it each year. It runs from Milngavie, on the outskirts of Glasgow, to Fort William. The 152km route passes along the east of Loch Lomond, the largest expanse of fresh water in Britain, and across Rannoch Moor, Scotland's grandest wilderness, through some of the finest scenery of mountain and stream, woodland and moorland, that Scotland has to show. This ninth edition of the Official Guide has been revised and updated to include recent modifications to the route, is accompanied by a full-colour folding map and packaged in a practical plastic wallet.
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Not The West Highland Way

Author : John Turnbull
ISBN : 9781852846152
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The West Highland Way is one of the UK?s finest long distance walks, but the path runs close to a busy main road and avoids the mountain tops. NOT The West Highland Way describes alternative routes over mountains, smaller hills or high passes to all but one of the Way's nine stages. With add-on day trips over Ben Lomond or Beinn Dorain.
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West Highland Way

Author : Anthony Burton
ISBN : 1781310890
Genre : Walking
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The 93-mile West Highland Way is indisputably Britain's most spectacular long-distance path. The first section, following the eastern shore of Loch Lomond, offers an idyllic waterside walk, with the full grandeur of the Highlands gradually revealing itself. Then, after crossing the barren wilderness of the Rannoch Moor, the walker climbs the Devil's Staircase above Glencoe and traverses classic Highland landscapes to reach Fort William and, if he or she wishes, a grand finale at the peak of Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis. This comprehensive, easy-to-use guide is an authoritative companion, packed with indispensable information.
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West Highland Way

Author : Jacquetta Megarry
ISBN : 9781898481416
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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"When walking the West Highland Way, this book was my bible." - Steven Smith, Amazon.co.uk Based on a full-colour rucksack-friendly printed guidebook, this fixed-format ebook respects the original page layouts, while also enabling instant cross-references, searchable text and (if the user is online) web links. The West Highland Way is the first and most famous of Scotland's Great Trails. It stretches for 96 miles (154 km) of superb scenery, from the outskirts of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, through its first National Park, along the shores of Loch Lomond, and ends in Fort William, at the foot of Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain. The guidebook contains everything you need to plan and enjoy your walking holiday including 2018 route updates: — the Way described in detail, in manageable daily sections — distance, terrain and where to find food and drink — concise background on the history and wildlife — information about side-trips, e.g. Ben Lomond and Ben Nevis — background information about Loch Lomond, history, habitats and wildlife — planning information for travel by car, train, bus or plane — route map of the West Highland Way in six panels (1:100,000) — in full colour, with 70 photographs.
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