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(West Highland Way) Above Rannoch Moor (West Highland Way) Towards Beinn Dorain (West Highland Way) The Black Mount (West Highland Way) Loch Lomond (West Highland Way) After Conic Hill

Photos from trips: West Highland Way

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Setting off from Mingavie in the rain
Ready for the off in Milngavie
The WHW obelisk marks the start in Milngavie's precinct
Another time in drier weather...
Walking down into Glen Nevis with Meall an t-Suidhe ahead, lower neighbour of Ben Nevis
Dropping into Glen Nevis

The Mamores on the skyline after crossing the Devil`s Staircase
The Mamores form the skyline
On a rockier section by Loch Lomond
A rocky section, Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond and Balmaha below, from Conic Hill
Balmaha from Conic Hill

The West Highland Way: A guide to the trek

Buachaille Etive Mor from Beinn Bheag, a small summit just off the route
Buachaille Etive Mor
A smooth and non-reflective Loch Lomond in evening light
Loch Lomond in evening light
Ben Nevis from Meall an t-Suidhe, an optional climb after the WHW
Ben Nevis, worth staying on for

A university research centre on Loch Lomond
Field study centre, Loch Lomond
Approaching Doune Bothy on the West Highland Way, near the top of Loch Lomond
Reaching Doune Bothy in Autumn
Nearing Rowardennan, pleasant woods by the lochside
Lochside woods, Rowardennan

View from above of Glen Nevis and the final stretches of the Way
The last miles in Glen Nevis
Contemplating the scene - a canine client and Buachaille Etive Mor
Buachaille Etive Mor - dog's view
A cottage at Cailness on the route to Inversnaid
Highland cottage, Cailness

Leaving the WHW on the ferry from Inversnaid
On the ferry from Inversnaid
Bewtween Kinlochleven and Fort William pass the ruin at Tigh-na-Sleubhaich
The ruin of Tigh-na-Sleubhaich
A highland cow on the trail in Glen Falloch
A highland cow on the trail

West Highland Way (Self-Guided) - complete the WHW in a satisfying week's walking
West Highland Way (Guided) - join a small group with an expert leader
Great Glen Way (Self-Guided) - continue to Inverness on the easier Great Glen Way

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