Cowal Way: Lochgoilhead to Arrochar

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The fifth section of the Cowal Way includes the highest climb on the route, crossing the empty bealach between Lochgoilhead and Ardgarten. There are good views and something of a wilderness feel on the highest section.

Terrain

Forest tracks for much of the way, with a steep ascent on a rough path in the forest. The highest section of the route has only a very faint and boggy path - wooden posts mark part of this section.

Public Transport

Buses Lochgoilhead, bus/train Arrochar.

Start

Lochgoilhead. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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