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WHW - Day 6 -Kinlocheven to Fort William
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Photo from the walk - WHW - Day 6 -Kinlocheven to Fort William

County/Area - Highland

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 15.0 miles / 24.4 km

Ascent - nominal or unknown

Time - 7 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

Day 6 of the West Highland Way is the concluding section with the Mamores range in close proximity. The final stretch into Fort William also awaits.

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0.2 miles / 0.4 km away
Binnein Mor from Kinlochleven
Grade - mod/hard
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Walk 1039
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Am Bodach and Stob Coire a' Chairn from Kinlochleven
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Walk 1094
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Blackwater Reservoir from Kinlochleven
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 2554
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The Lost Valley, Glen Coe
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Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
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Bidean nam Bian via Stob Coire nan Lochan, Glencoe
Grade - hard
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2808
3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
Buachaille Etive Beag, Glen Coe
Grade - very hard
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2955
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Ridges & peaks of Bidean Nam Bian
Grade - very hard
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 2819
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Stob na Broige, Buchaille Etive Mor, Glen Coe
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3010
4.0 miles / 6.3 km away
Stob Dearg, Buachaille Etive Mor, Glen Coe
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3303
4.9 miles / 7.9 km away
Mamores Ridge - Stob Ban, Am Bodach and Sgurr an Iubhair
Grade - hard
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

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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