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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
Distance 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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Catherine Allan 
Updated: November 20, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
551 m
Lowest point
11 m
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Tips and hints

This route is used in the following itineraries:

WSSCTC

Start

Kingshouse / Glencoe (246 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
NN 25953 54664
DD
56.651318, -4.840553
DMS
56°39'04.7"N 4°50'26.0"W
UTM
30V 387154 6280087
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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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Coordinates

OS Grid
NN 25953 54664
DD
56.651318, -4.840553
DMS
56°39'04.7"N 4°50'26.0"W
UTM
30V 387154 6280087
w3w 
///oxidation.blissful.cooked
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Helen Tjader
December 07, 2019 · Community
Beautiful views and unusual carnivorous plants.
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Beautiful views along the trail.
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.5 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
347 m
Descent
582 m

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