“Autumn on the way” day 5

•October 23, 2009 • Leave a Comment


Kinlochleven to Fort william 14mls of relatively easy walking to finish, as a solo hiker I personally find spring & autumn on the west highland way most enjoyable.           

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“Autumn on the way” day 4

•October 19, 2009 • Leave a Comment



 Loch tulla to Kinlochleven 15-18mls, after another cold blustery night with strong winds from the west, the Rannoch moor looked rather splendid in full autumn colour. Continue reading ‘“Autumn on the way” day 4’

“Autumn on the way” day3

•October 18, 2009 • Leave a Comment


      Beinglas campsite to loch tulla 20+mls, this section of the way can be breathtaking with stunning view’s of Ben More, Stob Binnein & Ben Lui, with heavy rain overnight & a drop in temperature, conditions on the way are especially damp. This can be challenging for backpackers with sodden gear. Continue reading ‘“Autumn on the way” day3’

“Autumn on the way” day 2

•October 17, 2009 • Leave a Comment


 The first day was 22mls from Milngavie to Milarrochy campsite , I personally find a very warm welcome & excellent facilities at this site. The second day was also 20+mls up to Beinglas campsite, with the weather conditions only light rain & no midges the trekking was enjoyable.   

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“Autumn on the way” day 1

•October 15, 2009 • 4 Comments

DSCN1053“starting point” Continue reading ‘“Autumn on the way” day 1’

“Autumn on the way”

•October 15, 2009 • Leave a Comment

DrymenHi folks, back again with another trip up the west highland way, this time in early October. Last year I completed the way in early spring with a glorious warm day at Fort William to finish, so with that still fresh in the memory I departed Milngavie last sunday morning wondering what I would encounter on the way.


“Birthday Boy” 2 years of age………

•March 26, 2009 • 3 Comments

csc_0099(ma big pal)