Category Archives: Hiking

Ridiculously useful hiking guides including itineraries, packing, and other tips.

5. West Highland Way – Kingshouse to Kinlochleven

Kingshouse to Kinlochleven WHW sign

West Highland Way Day Five Low Down Day 5: Kingshouse to Kinlochleven: Slept in a Valley Miles: 9 (over The Devil’s Staircase) Time: 10:30 -15:30 Weather: Rainy (but wore trainers) Accommodation: Highland Getaway (£38 per person / now £55!) The Devil’s Staircase Day 5 of The West Highland Way started with a freak out in the drying […]

4. West Highland Way – Bridge of Orchy to Kingshouse

Bridge of Orchy to Kingshouse WHW sign

West Highland Way Day Four Low Down Day 4: Bridge of Orchy to Kingshouse (Glencoe): Bus Day Miles: 12 Time: Got the bus! Day 4 Team – less than 4 hours Weather: Dry Accommodation: Glencoe Independent Hostel (£15 per person/taxi £15 each) Let’s get to Buss’ness After hobbling into Bridge of Orchy on Day 3 of The […]

3. West Highland Way – Inverarnan to Bridge of Orchy

Inveranan to Bridge of Orchy West Highland Way sign

West Highland Way Day Three Low Down Day 3: Inverarnan to Bridge of Orchy: The Day of Doom, West Highland Way Miles: 19 Time: 09:30 – 18:00 Weather: Grey, dull and rainy Accommodation: Stance Cottage (£70 double room / £50 or £55 single / Bridge of Orchy Hotel £100 – £160) Inverarnan to Bridge of Orchy […]

2. West Highland Way – Balmaha to Inverarnan

Balmaha to Inveranan West Highland Way sign

The West Highland Way Day Two Low Down Day 2: Balmaha to Inverarnan: Boots, boats, and automobiles Miles: 21 Time: 09:30- 15:40 (well that’s what time we went for the water taxi…) Weather: Dry, mild Accommodation: The Drovers Inn (£30 per person) / Alternative:  Strathfillan Wigwam Village Balmaha to The Land of the Twig Trees […]

1. The West Highland Way – Milngavie to Balmaha

What did you do for your 30th? My friends and I decided to take on a challenge – to walk 96 miles through the rolling hills and flowing streams of the West Coast of Scotland. This trek is called the West Highland Way and it all begins just outside of Glasgow in Milngavie (easily reached […]