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Fort Augustus to Invermoriston (Low Route)

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Follow the low route on this section of the Great Glen Way close to the shores of Loch Ness to reach the charming village of Invermoriston. 
moderate
Distance 12.3 km
3:32 h
187 m
142 m
105 m
20 m

Upon leaving Fort Augustus diverge from the canal and begin our journey along the banks of Loch Ness. This section is mostly on forestry roads following the western shore of Loch Ness before you reach Invermoriston. 

 

IMPORTANT DIVERSION NOTE: Scottish Water are carrying out essential pipe laying works for the Fort Augustus and Glenmoriston water supplies.  The works are expected to continue into June 2019. During this time the only route between Fort Augustus and Invermoriston will be on the Great Glen Way High Route as the Low Route will be closed due to the works. The High Route gives excellent views over the canal and surrounding hills - this diversion will be signposted but if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us. If you would prefer to skip this section please speak to the team at Macs Adventure who can help you with arranging a transfer.

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Author
Cara Macaulay
Update: February 19, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
105 m
Lowest point
20 m

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This tour appears in the following itineraries:

WSSGGW1

WSSGGW2

WSSGGW3

WSSGGWS

WSSGGES

Start

Fort Augustus (21 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
NH 37895 09173
DD
57.144747, -4.680848
DMS
57°08'41.1"N 4°40'51.1"W
UTM
30V 398294 6334752
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Destination

Invermoriston

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

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Coordinates

OS Grid
NH 37895 09173
DD
57.144747, -4.680848
DMS
57°08'41.1"N 4°40'51.1"W
UTM
30V 398294 6334752
w3w 
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Sarah Capewelll
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
12.3 km
Duration
3:32 h
Ascent
187 m
Descent
142 m
Highest point
105 m
Lowest point
20 m

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