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Steall Falls and the Nevis Gorge

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Combine the Nevis Gorge and Steall Falls - stunning short walk today. 
moderate
Distance 3.4 km
1:30 h
83 m
82 m
223 m
140 m
This could easily be classfied as one of the best short walks in Scotland as it takes you through the dramatic Nevis Gorge and leads to the Steall Falls.  Clear, well-walked path throughout; the path is very rough and rocky and good footwear and care is needed.
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Macs Adventure
Update: April 19, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
223 m
Lowest point
140 m

Track types

Forested/wild trail 1.06%Path 98.92%
Forested/wild trail
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Path
3.4 km
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Start

Upper Glen Nevis Car Park (141 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
NN 16758 69120
DD
56.777491, -5.000624
DMS
56°46'39.0"N 5°00'02.2"W
UTM
30V 377751 6294403
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Destination

Same place as you began

Turn-by-turn directions

Park at the car park at the very end of the road up Glen Nevis. You will be able to see the water slide descending from Ben Nevis at this location. The path begins at the far end of the car park.

 

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Coordinates

OS Grid
NN 16758 69120
DD
56.777491, -5.000624
DMS
56°46'39.0"N 5°00'02.2"W
UTM
30V 377751 6294403
w3w 
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.4 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
83 m
Descent
82 m
Highest point
223 m
Lowest point
140 m

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