West Highland Way and Ben Nevis

95 miles + 11 miles (Ben Nevis)

10/06/08 to 19/06/08 


Having completed 2 long distance walks in England and Wales we decided to head North of the border this year. The West Highland Way had been recommended and would also give us an opportunity to climb Ben Nevis. As it turned out we ended up in Fort William at the same time as the Fours group were there (they had gone specifically to climb The Ben). June had been chosen as the best time to go as we hoped to miss the worst of the dreaded midges, but at the same time be late enough in the year to benefit from some warm weather (on arriving in Fort William we were told that it had snowed a few days earlier).

For further information and photos for each day click on the links below:

[Preston to Milngavie]

[Day 1: Milngavie to Drymen]

[Day 2: Drymen to Rowardennan]

[Day 3: Rowardennan to Inverarnan]

[Day 4: Inverarnan to Tyndrum]

[Day 5: Tyndrum to Kingshouse Hotel]

[Day 6: Kingshouse Hotel to Kinlochleven]

[Day 7: Kinlochleven to Fort William]

[Ben Nevis]

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