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WHW - Day 5 - Inveroran to Kinlochleven
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Photo from the walk - WHW - Day 5 - Inveroran to Kinlochleven

County/Area - Argyll and Bute & Highland

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 19.0 miles / 30.9 km

Ascent - nominal or unknown

Time - 9 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

Day 5 of the West Highland Way follows a section of the Old Miltary Road. Again there are plenty of mountains to see today including Ben Nevis if the weather is good.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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