Day 12: Bridge of Gaur to Fort Augustus - Great North Trail
Bike Touring Highlight
Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)
Katherine Moore planned a mountain bike ride.
January 6, 2020
Another mega day on the cards here heading to Fort Augustus over 62 miles (99km) of riding with the mighty Corrieyairack Pass. Hope you’re ready for it!
Start the day by climbing firstly on paved, and then unpaved road up past the summit of Carn Dearg, dropping down a little to Loch Ossian. It’s well worth a short detour here from the official route to visit Corrour Station which also houses a great pub with brilliant food and drinks in this very remote spot!
Pass along the Northern shore of Loch Ossian on doubletracks, over to Loch Laggan on relatively flat roads. After here you start the Corrieyairack Pass, summiting at 2530 feet (771m) before flying down the other side into Fort Augustus, where you’ll find many options for dinner, drinks and overnight stays in this beautiful mountain village.
January 8, 2020
Hiking Collection by Adventurer Nic
Mountain Biking Collection by Katherine Moore
Bike Touring Collection by The Racing Collective