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The Scottish Glens - Walking and biking The Great Glen, Scotland - a Cicerone guide

Cover of The Scottish Glens 6 – The Great Glen
Temporarily out of stock
1 Jun 2004
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.5cm
No. Maps
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1st Published
1 Jan 1997
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The Scottish Glens 6 – The Great Glen

by Peter Koch-Osborne
Book published by Cicerone Press

A guidebook to walking and mountainbiking in Scotland's Great Glen area, Monadhliath and Moray regions stretching from Fort William along the Great Glen and Lochs Lochy and Ness. This is book 6 in a popular series of 9 guidebooks for walkers and mountainbikers, using paths and tracks amid superb scenery in Scotland's wild glens.

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Cover: Paperback - Laminated
Size: 17.2 x 11.6 x 1.5cm
Weight: 160g

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The aim in this series of books is to provide the mountainbiker and walker with information on an intended route so they know something of what to expect.

One of the problems is that O.S. maps give no indication as to whether an 'other road' is metalled, a path or a forest fire break, or anything in between. Many bridges shown on O.S. maps do not exist. Rivers are difficult to judge in size from the map, and a building may be anything from a pile of stones to a maintained bothy. All is revealed without removing the sense of adventure and exploration.

Gradient profiles help to assess how strenuous a route is, and each hand-drawn page contains a wealth of information.

The object is to save wasted leisure time and enable the armchair explorer to plan ahead or relive experiences.

The Great Glen includes: Fort William to Fort Augustus and Drumnadrochit, South West Monadhliath, North East Monadhliath and Moray.

  • Seasons
    All year round, but winter should be treated with respect.
  • Centres
    Fort William, Spean Bridge, Dalwhinnie, Inverness, Kingussie, Aviemore, Carrbridge, Elgin.
  • Difficulty
    The routes are in and around the glens so are not high mountain routes and can all be walked or mountain-biked.
  • Must See
    Long mountain bike routes through superb highland scenery.
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The Great Glen
    The Great Glen Routes
    Fort William to Achnacarry
    Achnacarry to Invergarry
    South Laggan Forest
    Invergarry to Fort Augustus
    Fort Augustus to Invermoriston
    Invermoriston to Drumnadrochit
South West Monadhliath
    South West Monadhliath Routes
    Glen Roy
    Glen Gloy
    Glen Tarff
    Spey Head
North East Monadhliath
    North East Monadhliath Routes
    Glen Markie (Findhorn)
    River Findhorn
    Glen Markie (Spey Down)
    Glen Banchor
    Glen Gynack
    Raitts Burn
    River Dulnain
    Dudnain to Loch Insh
    Dulnain to Alvie
    Dulnain to Lynwilg
    Slochd to Aviemore
    Moray Routes
    Riereach Burn
    Culbin Forest
    Glen Lossie
    Burn of Rothes
    Heldon Wood

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