West Highland Way

Date walked: 03/09/2010

Time taken: 155 days

Distance: 154km

We did the west highland way in around 7 days, finishing on the 10th of sept at around 2. Started with 3 of us (Angus, Ray and myself), but Ray had to pull out due to the fact he could hardly walk by the 3rd day. So Angus and I soldiered on. I hardly have space to take you through a day by day account, but can tell you that tthe hardest part of the walk was by Loch Lomond (as most people would tell you), though camping by the loch was very convenient for washing mess tins etc (yes, we wild camped the whole way :D ). My favourite part by far was the Devil's Staircase, and of course getting to the finish. Disaster struck on the 6th day, as I managed to cleverly fall over and smash my knee on a rock. Thankfully the rock wasn't too sharp, and nothing was broken, but I did have to walk 12 miles on the last day on a very dodgy knee, so it was a trip to the Fort William A&E when we were finished.

We met some great people on the walk, and some of the scenery was spectacular. Once again, photos will be up here sometime after now. I would highly recommend it to anyone :)


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Beinn Tharsuinn (Ardross)

Grahams: Beinn Tharsuinn (Ardross)
Date walked: 27/08/2010
Distance: 10km
Ascent: 692m
Views: 2145

Creag Meagaidh

Munros: Creag Meagaidh
Date walked: 31/07/2010
Distance: 10km
Ascent: 1130m
Views: 2245

Beinn Ime

Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Ìme
Date walked: 01/05/2010
Distance: 18km
Ascent: 1011m
Comments: 5
Views: 3975

Beinn Narnain & The Cobbler

Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Narnain
Corbetts: The Cobbler
Date walked: 02/04/2010
Distance: 20km
Ascent: 1225m
Comments: 2
Views: 3350

Beinn Chabhair, or The Hill Whose Name We Can't Pronounce

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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Chabhair
Date walked: 20/03/2010
Distance: 14km
Ascent: 933m
Views: 1093


Interests: Music, Walking (no ****), Kayaking, Reading, Cinema
Activity: Munro compleatist
Pub: Any
Place: Black Isle
Gear: Boots
Member: Jack All
Ideal day out: Anything that involves brilliant views from the top and sledging on the way down :D

Munros: 7
Corbetts: 1
Grahams: 1

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Trips: 6
Distance: 226 km
Ascent: 4991m
Munros: 4
Corbetts: 1
Grahams: 1

Joined: Mar 21, 2010
Last visited: Jul 01, 2012
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