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Great Glen Way

Great Glen Way


Postby Billymaca » Thu Feb 03, 2011 3:10 pm

Route description: Great Glen Way

Date walked: 05/05/2010

Distance: 127 km

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Walked the GGW with my son Craig for the first time over 4 days unsupported. It took 3 busses to get to Inverness then we walked to Abriachan campsite on the first day and went to sleep in a blizzard, Day 2 was supposed to be from Abriachan to Invermorriston but no campsite to be found, so we went on to Fort Augustus campsite. Day 3 was as far as we could get in the day, Craig dragged his feet all morning and then at mid day, as I was starting to get tired, he came to life and was off like a man possessed, we made it to Clunes where we wild camped for the night. Day 4 was a nice slow stroll to Fort Billy and then the buss home
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nbs4DjWCSM[/youtube]
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