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Crianlarich to Bridge of Orchy

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Follow the West Highland Way through lush forests, then emerge onto open ground at the feet of mountains and continue to the remotely situated Bridge of Orchy.  

21.6 km
5:51 h
343 m
349 m

Commence gently, walking through the verdant Strath Fillan, you will follow the footsteps of St Fillan, an 8th century Irish evangelist whose subsequent cult attracted Robert the Bruce as one of his followers.

 

Passing through the ruins of his chapel you move through Dalrigh, the 'King’s Field’, where legend has it Robert the Bruce suffered defeat in 1306. Follow the ‘Way’ amidst the sky scraping mountain scenery of Beinn Odhar and Beinn Dorain you descend to Bridge of Orchy.

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Author
Catherine Allan 
Updated: January 24, 2018

Highest point
341 m
Lowest point
160 m

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This tour appears in the following itineraries:

 WSSWHL

Start

Crianlarich village centre (166 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
56.393105, -4.618999
UTM
30V 400058 6251008

Destination

Bridge of Orchy

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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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Distance
21.6 km
Duration
5:51 h
Ascent
343 m
Descent
349 m

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