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Stage 5: Oban Pulpit Hill loop — West Island Trail

Stage 5: Oban Pulpit Hill loop — West Island Trail

1.43 mi
6.9 mph
200 ft
200 ft
Easy bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels. The Tour includes a crossing by ferry.


More information

Includes segments in which cycling is not permitted

You may need to dismount and push your bike.

171 yd in total

Includes ferry crossings

Check ferry timetable.

2 in total

Tour Overview

Starting Point
0.77 mi

Pulpit Hill views of Oban

Bike Touring Highlight

1.42 mi

Oban Ferry Port

Bike Touring Highlight

1.43 mi



Tour Profile

  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces


Path: 171 yd
Street: 0.63 mi
Road: 0.70 mi
Ferry: < 109 yd


Paved: 0.98 mi
Asphalt: < 109 yd
Unknown: 0.40 mi

Weather Forecast


Katherine Moore planned a bike ride.

December 17, 2020


  • Katherine Moore

    In the middle of the West Island Trail, Oban features again as a transfer town, with ferries to connect Port Askaig on Islay to the Isle of Mull. You can either choose to link these three stages (4, 5 and 6) in a single day on a four day completion, or overnight in Oban for a five day Tour.


    Stage 5 is

    December 22, 2020

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