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Stage 1: Helensburgh to Balloch – John Muir Way

Stage 1: Helensburgh to Balloch – John Muir Way

Intermediate
04:15
9.34 mi
2.2 mph
1,075 ft
1,075 ft
Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

Tour Overview

Starting Point
1.19 mi
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The Hill House

Hiking Highlight

5.10 mi
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Gouk Hill Ponds

Hiking Highlight

8.74 mi
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Maid of the Loch

Hiking Highlight

9.34 mi
Destination

Map

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Tour Profile

Elevation
  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces

Waytypes

Hiking Path: 0.61 mi
Path: 3.18 mi
Footpath: 3.35 mi
Street: 1.16 mi
Road: 0.92 mi
State Road: 235 yd

Surfaces

Natural: 366 yd
Unpaved: 0.53 mi
Paved: 3.20 mi
Asphalt: 1.07 mi
Unknown: 4.32 mi

Weather Forecast

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Dan Hobson planned a hike.

September 26, 2022

Comments

  • Dan Hobson

    The John Muir Way begins from the pretty Victorian coastal resort of Helensburgh.

    

    Whilst this stage has the shortest distance of all routes along the way, it has the second greatest amount of ascent to contend with, making for a good warm-up.

    

    From the stone plinth memorial to John Muir, which marks the

    September 27, 2022

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