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Kinloch Rannoch to Rannoch Station

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This walk traverses the length of Loch Rannoch to reach Rannoch Station.
difficult
Distance 27.5 km
8:00 h
97 m
6 m
301 m
204 m
The empty highland landscape and dark waters of Loch Rannoch are your only companions as you walk to the remote Rannoch Station. You follow the small almost completely traffic free road on the southern shore of Loch Rannoch for most of the day, although some small off road diversions are possible.
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
301 m
Lowest point
204 m
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Tips and hints

This route is used in the following itineraries:

WSSCTC

Start

Kinloch Rannoch (209 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
NN 66171 58680
DD
56.700602, -4.187254
DMS
56°42'02.2"N 4°11'14.1"W
UTM
30V 427300 6284688
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Destination

Rannoch train station

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional turn-by-turn route notes. We are 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.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

OS Grid
NN 66171 58680
DD
56.700602, -4.187254
DMS
56°42'02.2"N 4°11'14.1"W
UTM
30V 427300 6284688
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
27.5 km
Duration
8:00 h
Ascent
97 m
Descent
6 m
Highest point
301 m
Lowest point
204 m

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