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Kingshouse to Kinlochleven

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Map / Kingshouse to Kinlochleven
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Leaving the Moor behind you follow the West Highland Way to scale the Devils Staircase with views of the westen highlands before decending to Kinlochleven.

moderate
14.5 km
5:00 h
347 m
582 m

Joining the West Highland Way you are soon climbing the Devil’s Staircase at the head of Glencoe. A short sharp climb rewards with 360 degree views of the peaks of the western highlands. Kinlochleven sits winking at you from the valley far below and you will be enjoying a drink before you know it.

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Author
Catherine Allan 
Updated: November 20, 2018

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
551 m
Lowest point
11 m
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Tips, hints and links

This route is used in the following itineraries:

WSSCTC

Start

Kingshouse / Glencoe (246 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
56.651318, -4.840553
UTM
30V 387154 6280087

Destination

Kinlochleven

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.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.5 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
347 m
Descent
582 m

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Highest point
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Lowest point
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