Monday, 30 September 2013

October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Day 7
























Daily Schedule
Day01 Inverness Castle                        to       B road just past Loch Laide            October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 1 & 2
Day02 B road just past Loch Laide  to       Grotaig                                                    October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 1 & 2
Day03 Grotaig                                          to       Invermoriston                                     October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 3 & 4
Day04 Invermoriston                           to       Fort Augustus                                      October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 3 & 4
Day05 Fort Augustus                             to       Laggan Lochs                                        October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 5 & 6
Day06 Laggan Lochs                              to       Gairlochy                                               October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 5 & 6
Day07 Gairlochy                                     to       Fort William                                         10.44miles          103.38m ascent

Accommodation & Transfer Schedule

Day07
Gairlochy to Fort William 
(6 hours 8 minutes @ 1.75mph + 1hr per 600m ascent
Setting off on final day from Gairlochy

Approaching Moy swing bridge




The bottom lock of Neptune's Staicase with the Corbet - Stob Coire a'Chearcaill beyond


Approaching Corpach Lock


The end is in sight. Marker point in the ruins of the original "Fort" William

October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 5 & 6
























Daily Schedule
Day01 Inverness Castle                        to       B road just past Loch Laide            October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 1 & 2
Day02 B road just past Loch Laide  to       Grotaig                                                    October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 1 & 2
Day03 Grotaig                                          to       Invermoriston                                     October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 3 & 4
Day04 Invermoriston                           to       Fort Augustus                                      October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 3 & 4
Day05 Fort Augustus                             to       Laggan Lochs                                       10.66miles          161.34m ascent
Day06 Laggan Lochs                              to       Gairlochy                                              11.64miles          493.20m ascent
Day07 Gairlochy                                     to       Fort William                                         October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 7


Accommodation & Transfer Schedule

Day05
Fort Augustus to Laggan Lochs 
(6 hours 21 minutes @ 1.75mph + 1hr per 600m ascent
Fort Augustus locks resetting after boat passed through to Loch Ness




Day06
Laggan Lochs Laggan Lochs
(7 hours 27 minutes @ 1.75mph + 1hr per 600m ascent


Thursday, 26 September 2013

October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 3 & 4
























Daily Schedule
Day01 Inverness Castle                        to       B road just past Loch Laide            October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 1 & 2
Day02 B road just past Loch Laide  to       Grotaig                                                    October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 1 & 2
Day03 Grotaig                                          to       Invermoriston                                     9.36miles 632.00m ascent
Day04 Invermoriston                           to       Fort Augustus                                      8.14miles 425.57m ascent
Day05 Fort Augustus                             to       Laggan Lochs                                       October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 5 & 6
Day06 Laggan Lochs                              to       Gairlochy                                              October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 5 & 6
Day07 Gairlochy                                     to       Fort William                                         October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Day 7

Accommodation & Transfer Schedule

Day03
Grotaig to Invermoriston
(6 hours 21 minutes @ 1.75mph + 1hr per 600m ascent)











Day04
Invermoriston to Fort Augustus
(5 hours 20 minutes @ 1.75mph + 1hr per 600m ascent)







October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 1 & 2
























Walking Schedule
Day01 Inverness Castle                        to       B road just past Loch Laide           12.07miles          420.94m ascent
Day02 B road just past Loch Laide  to       Grotaig                                                    11.92miles         455.16m ascent
Day03 Grotaig                                          to       Invermoriston                                     October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 3 & 4
Day04 Invermoriston                           to       Fort Augustus                                      October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 3 & 4
Day05 Fort Augustus                             to       Laggan Lochs                                       October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 5 & 6
Day06 Laggan Lochs                              to       Gairlochy                                              October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Days 5 & 6
Day07 Gairlochy                                     to       Fort William                                         October 2013 - Great Glen Way Route Planning Day 7

Accommodation & Transfer Schedule
Day01
Inverness Castle to B road just past Loch Laide 
(7 hours 35 minutes @ 1.75mph + 1hr per 600m ascent
Flora MacDonald Statue outside Inverness Castle,
near start of Great Glen Way









Day02
B road just past Loch Laide to Grotaig car park 
(7 hours 32 minutes @ 1.75mph + 1hr per 600m ascent










Saturday, 14 September 2013

The Glen Lyon Horseshoe

Walk Statistics
Walk Date - 14 September 2013
Walkers - Steve Smith, John Parkin
Accommodation - Maragowan Caravan Club Site, Killin
Start Point - Car Park at Invervar behind public phone box (NN 66627 48202)
Start Time - 09:50
Finish Point - Car Park at Invervar behind public phone box (NN 66627 48202)
Finish Time - 17:11
Duration - 7hrs 21mins
Average pace - 1.58mph
Distance Walked - 11.58miles
Height Ascended - 1388.02metres

Other walks on this trip
2013
September
14th The Glen Lyon Horseshoe
13th Tarmachen Ridge
12th Meall Ghaordaidh
  9th Beinn Chabhair
  7th Ben Chonzie
  6th Ben Vorlich & Stuc a' Chroin

Peaks visited
Munro (282)
Meall na Aighean (9)
Carn Mairg (10)
Meall Garbh (11)
Carn Gorm (12)
Murdo (443)
Meall na Aighean (14)
Carn Mairg (15)
Carn Mairg - Meall a'Bharr (16)
Meall Garbh (17)
Carn Gorm - An Sgorr (18)
Carn Gorm (19)
Corbett (221)
NONE
Graham (224)
NONE
Marilyn (1216)
Carn Mairg (11)
Carn Gorm (12)
Hump (2168)
Meall na Aighean (12)
Carn Mairg (13)
Meall Garbh (14)
Carn Gorm (15)
Route
GPS tracklog of actual walk
Walk Summary
“The 

Walk Description
1.) Head 

More Photographs
Clearing cloud reveals Loch Rannoch beyond sleeping trig point on Carm Gorm