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Stage 03: Invergarry to Invermoriston – Great Glen Way

Stage 03: Invergarry to Invermoriston – Great Glen Way

16.6 mi
2.2 mph
1,525 ft
1,575 ft
Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

Tour Overview

Starting Point
8.12 mi

Fort Augustus

Hiking Highlight

8.44 mi

Loch Ness Viewpoint

Hiking Highlight

10.1 mi

Great Glen Way - High Route

Hiking Highlight (Segment)

16.4 mi

Telford's Bridge

Hiking Highlight

16.6 mi



Tour Profile


Hiking Path: 0.52 mi
Path: 11.7 mi
Footpath: 2.52 mi
Street: 0.49 mi
Road: 0.83 mi
State Road: 0.52 mi


Natural: 5.08 mi
Unpaved: 2.56 mi
Paved: 5.61 mi
Asphalt: 0.84 mi
Unknown: 2.52 mi

Weather Forecast

komoot planned a hike.

September 27, 2019


  • komoot

    Taking you from smallest loch in the Great Glen, Loch Oich, to the most famous, Loch Ness, the Way’s character really begins to shine on this stage.

    From Invergarry, you continue above Loch Oich for its remaining length and then descend to the Caledonian Canal at the Aberchalder Swing Bridge.

    You then follow the canal all the way to Fort Augustus, where you are greeted with a breathtaking view over Loch Ness.

    At Fort Augustus, you can choose between the low route, alongside Loch Ness, or the high route, above it.

    This hike follows the high route due to its stunning views over Loch Ness. Both routes are similar in distance and are well-signposted. However, the high route involves around 600 feet (183 meters) of extra ascent.

    This stage finishes in the village of Invermoriston, which has a range of accommodation, places to eat and drink, and a small shop.

    • September 27, 2019


Stage 03: Invergarry to Invermoriston – Great Glen Way