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Stob a Ghrianain and Beinn Bhan in the Great Glen

Stob a Ghrianain ( 744m ) and Beinn Bhan in the Great Glen

Stob a Ghrianain is the high point of the long ridge of Druim Fada above Corpach


The Great Glen ( Glen Albyn - Gleann Albainn / Glen of Scotland or Glen More )

This is a series of glens running 100km from Inverness to Fort William .

The Great Glen Fault

The Great Glen follows a large geological fault known as the Great Glen Fault.

This bisects the Scottish Highlands into the Grampian Mountains to the southeast

and the NW Highlands to the northwest.



Map of the Great Glen Way

Map of the Great Glen Way

This long distance walking route covers 73 miles ( 117km )
 from Fort William via Loch Ness to Inverness.
 It takes 5 to 6 days to walk the whole route.
 However it may be done in short sections
 over a longer period.



Loch Lochy in the Great Glen from Meall na Teanga

Loch Lochy in the Great Glen from Meall na Teanga ( 918m, 3,012ft )

Srn a’ Choire Ghairbh ( 937m, 3074ft ) and Meall na Teanga are two Munros above the Great Glen.
 They are joined by the col Cam Bhealach and are normally climbed on the one outing.
They are known as the Loch Lochy Munros.



Loch Lochy in the Great Glen

Loch Lochy in the Great Glen





Meall na Teanga

Meall na Teanga ( 918m, 3,012ft ) above Cam Bhealach





Srn a’ Choire Ghairbh above Loch Lochy in the Great Glen from Meall na Teanga

Srn a’ Choire Ghairbh ( 937m, 3074ft )



Map of the Loch Lochy Munros above the Great Glen

Map of the Loch Lochy Munros

Srn a’ Choire Ghairbh and Meall na Teanga




Urquart Castle and Loch Ness in the Great Glen

Urquart Castle and Loch Ness in the Great Glen

Loch Ness is the second largest loch in Scotland by surface area at 56.4 sq km ( 21.8 sq miles )
 after Loch Lomond -  but the largest by volume due to its great depth.
Loch Ness is renowned for its legendary Loch Ness Monster ( " Nessie " ).



Urquart Castle and Loch Ness in the Great Glen

Urquart Castle and Loch Ness in the Great Glen



Canoeists in the Great Glen

Canoeists in the Great Glen


Map of the Great Glen Canoe Trail

Route Map of the Great Glen Canoe Trail


Corpach Sea Lock on Caledonian Canal at Fort William

Corpach Sea Lock on Caledonian Canal at Fort William

The Caledonian Canal connects the Scottish east coast at Inverness
 with the west coast at Corpach near Fort William.
The canal was constructed in the early nineteenth century by the Scottish engineer Thomas Telford



Caledonian Canal at Corpach

Caledonian Canal at Corpach



Caledonian Canal near Fort William

Caledonian Canal near Fort William





Lock at Gairlochy on Caledonian Canal

Lock at Gairlochy on Caledonian Canal


Lock at Fort Augustus on Caledonian Canal

Lock at Fort Augustus on Caledonian Canal



Lock at Dochgarroch on Caledonian Canal

Lock at Dochgarroch on Caledonian Canal






Aberchalder Swing Bridge on Caledonian Canal

Aberchalder Swing Bridge on Caledonian Canal




Caledonian Canal

Caledonian Canal


Great Glen Way

Great Glen Way

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