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Postscript

Information        Introduction        The Walk

The West Highland Way is not difficult and well within the means of anybody of reasonable fitness. It can be completed in eight days, if need be, by combining days 3 & 4 (that is Easter Drumquhassie to Ardess) and 5 & 6 (Ardess to Inverarnan).

There are only two adverse comments I can make. One, it isn't long enough but this can be rectified by combining it, for a longer walk, with The Great Glen which stretches from Fort William to Inverness adding a further 73 miles. Two, it is rather popular. Once in the hills and the glens, however, it is not so noticeable and at the end of the day it is sometimes interesting to talk to fellow walkers and discuss "the day."

The scenery is varied and at times breathtaking. It is well worth attempting, but don't forget your insect repellant!