96 miles
Distance
14,050 ft
Climb
-14,199 ft
Descent
1,796 ft
High Point

The West Highland Way (Scottish Gaelic: Slighe na Gàidhealtachd an Iar) is a linear long distance footpath in Scotland, with the official status of Long Distance Route. It is 154.5 km (96.0 mi) long, running from Milngavie north of Glasgow to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands.

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1 Review & Comments

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flag Samtas (Jul 29, 2018 at 10:11)
 Hard work but very rewarding
Train beforehand ????
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for West Highland Way Northbound mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -149 ft
  • Altitude min
    22 ft
  • Altitude start
    180 ft
  • Altitude end
    31 ft
  • Grade
    -0.03%
  • Grade max
    -47.889%
  • Grade min
    44.127%
  • Distance climb
    45 miles
  • Distance down
    41 miles
  • Distance flat
    10 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      West Highland Way B
      Oct 15, 2018 @ 5:01am
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      Khyber Pass
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 10:48am
      Sep 4, 2018
      West Highland Way A
      Jun 27, 2018 @ 2:18am
      Jun 27, 2018
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