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Stage 8: Kinlochleven to Fort William — West Highland Way

Stage 8: Kinlochleven to Fort William — West Highland Way

Difficult
07:16
15.9 mi
2.2 mph
1,850 ft
1,800 ft
Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

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Tour Overview

Starting Point
0.49 mi
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Ascent from Kinlochleven

Hiking Highlight (Segment)

11.1 mi
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View of Glen Nevis

Hiking Highlight

15.3 mi
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Fort William

Hiking Highlight

15.9 mi

Map

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Tour Profile

Elevation
  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces

Waytypes

Hiking Path: 4.95 mi
Path: 9.08 mi
Footpath: 0.33 mi
Street: 314 yd
Road: 0.89 mi
State Road: 0.44 mi

Surfaces

Natural: 3.74 mi
Unpaved: 1.22 mi
Gravel: 8.83 mi
Paved: 0.31 mi
Asphalt: 1.48 mi
Unknown: 0.27 mi

Weather Forecast

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Alex Foxfield planned a hike.

June 16, 2022

Comments

  • Alex Foxfield

    The final stage of the West Highland Way begins with a very steep climb out of Kinlochleven which is guaranteed to blow away the cobwebs and get the blood pumping for Fort William.

    

    The challenging section ascends 700 feet (213 m) in one mile (1.5 km), before easing off and rewarding you with views back

    June 16, 2022

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