West Highland Way


West Highland Way
West Highland Way
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Localisation Drapeau d'Écosse Écosse
Type Scottish Long Distance Route
Longueur 152 km
Points de départ Milngavie
Fort William
Altitude maximale Devil's Staircase
Difficulté Modérée
Dangers Météorologie

Le West Highland Way, est un chemin de randonnée en Écosse d'une distance d'environ 152 kilomètres, soit 95 miles qui relie Milngavie, située au nord de Glasgow, à Fort William, dans les Highlands écossais. Environ 85000 personnes empruntent ce sentier chaque année, sur une durée de 5, 6 ou 7 jours. Une course annuelle, appelée "West Highland Way Race", a lieu sur le parcours.

Histoire

Le West Highland Way a été le premier sentier a porter le titre de "Long Distance Route" en Écosse. Son développement a été lancé en 1974 et il a été inauguré le 6 octobre 1980.

Localités traversées

Elles sont listées du sud au nord, avec des distances approximatives.

  • Milngavie
  • Beech Tree Inn, Glengoyne
  • Drymen
  • Balmaha, Loch Lomond; 30 km (19 mi)
  • Rowardennan, Loch Lomond; 44 km (27 mi)
  • Inversnaid, 54 km (34 mi)
  • Inverarnan, 64 km (40 mi)
  • Crianlarich, 75 km (47 mi)
  • Tyndrum, 85 km (53 mi)
  • Bridge of Orchy, 95 km (59 mi)
  • Inveroran, 99 km (62 mi)
  • Kingshouse, 115 km (71 mi)
  • Kinlochleven, 130 km (81 mi)
  • Fort William, 152 km (95 mi)

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