The West Highland way is a long distance pathway that takes you from Milngavie (pronounced Mill-guy) in west central Scotland only a few miles from Glasgow to Fort William in the Highlands.
The total distance of the walk is approximately 95 miles. The pathway is reasonably clear and there are waymarks to make sure you don't get lost.
The going underfoot is fairly good and the terrain is doable by anyone who has average fitness. The sort of steep hills being at Conic Hill and the Devil's Staircase and when going out of Kinlochleven. Anyone who has done any hill walking wouldn't have any trouble.
The pathway was opened in 1980 and has had a great deal of visitors since that time.
Its a great way to see some of Scotland's fantastic scenery,the best way, at walking pace; and can be be completed in around 7-10 days
If you want to check out where the West Highland Way starts and finishes and where it goes in between the Route page will help you.
To have an idea of any equipment that you might need look in Walking Gear. The Travel page gives an idea of how to get to and from Milngavie and Fort William. The Accomodation page gives an idea of different types of accomodation all of which I have used
The WHW trips page will give you a number of Blogs of my West Highlland Way trips (four) that I have done.
There are some hints and tips on the Hints and Tips page and please send in any you think relevant. Post these on the forum and I may transfer them to the hints and tips page.
The Gallery is a an album of pictures which I will gradually build up. At the moment if you email the pictures to me I will put them on the server.
On the Blog page add your own Blog of the West Highland Way
On the Forum page get involved in a discussion about the West Highland Way, give your hints and tips or ask a question
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