The West Highland Way

The West Highland Way

by Terry Marsh
     
 

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Guide to walking the West Highland Way National Trail from Milngavie, Glasgow to Fort William. This popular 95-mile long-distance route takes under a week. It starts by passing through the lush lowlands north of Milngavie into the rugged landscapes of Loch Lomond, Glen Falloch and Strath Fillan before heading for Rannoch Moor and Black Mount. Touching briefly on…  See more details below

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Guide to walking the West Highland Way National Trail from Milngavie, Glasgow to Fort William. This popular 95-mile long-distance route takes under a week. It starts by passing through the lush lowlands north of Milngavie into the rugged landscapes of Loch Lomond, Glen Falloch and Strath Fillan before heading for Rannoch Moor and Black Mount. Touching briefly on Glencoe, it climbs finally to the hidden glen of Lairig Mor before finishing in Fort William. Step-by-step route description is illustrated with extracts from OS mapping and colour photos and includes information about the Way's ancient history and geology along the way. Lots of useful tips on preparing for a trekking trip, what to take and how to plan your itinerary (with suggestions for 6, 7 and 8-day schedules). This guidebook also contains a route description of the Way from Fort William to Glasgow (north to south).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849655101
Publisher:
Cicerone Press
Publication date:
11/11/2015
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Terry Marsh is a well-known outdoor writer. As a leading light in the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild, he has written extensively on long-distance trails in the UK and also about Scotland's national parks.
Dr Terry Marsh is a Lancashire-based award-winning writer and photographer who specialises in the outdoors, the countryside, walking and travel worldwide. He has been writing books since the mid-1980s, and is the author of over 100 titles. Terry has a particular interest in Cumbria and the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, Lancashire, the Peak District, the Scottish islands and the Isle of Man. He holds a PhD in Historical Geography and a Master of Arts degree (with Distinction) in Lake District Studies, is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (FSA Scot), a member of the National Union of Journalists, and an Honorary Life Member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.

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