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Bridge of Orchy to Inveroran

Summary:

  • Distance / Time: 2 miles (3.2 km) / 1 to 3 hours
  • Total Ascent: 175m
  • Total Descent: 164m
  • Max Height: 323m
  • Terrain: This is a short, straightforward stage which acts as an introduction to the wilderness of Rannoch Moor.
  • Accommodation: Inveroran 
  • Refreshments: Inveroran 
  • Places of Interest:

Route:

  •  From the station, walk down to the minor road towards and across the A82 (take care); continue toward Inveroran on the narrow A8005, which crosses the river over the famous Bridge of Orchy.
  • After the bridge, bear left off the tarmac surface onto a path which climbs steadily up through pine forest and moorland. (At the top if you like, you can take a short detour up an obvious hillock to the right. This summit, although only 1000 feet, has some superb views all-round).
  • The descent is a series of zigzags, then rejoining the A8005 at the Inveroran Hotel.
  • If intending to camp at Inveroran, particularly in periods of heavy rain, please be aware that the site allocated for camping is subject to flooding.