Kit Guide, Mountain Biking, Walking, West Highland Way

All the most-asked questions on the West Highland Way

9 Mar , 2018  

The West Highland Way is acclaimed as the most walked long-distance trail in Scotland. It attracts about 85,000 people every year, of whom more than 30,000 walk the entire route. Despite being so popular it is still possible to walk for miles along the 96-mile route between Milngavie and Fort William and pass only a […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

10 Top Tips for the West Highland Way

30 Jan , 2018  

When you undertake walking holidays in Scotland or indeed walking holidays anywhere it is always beneficial to have tips from the experts! So, here are my 10 top tips for a walking holiday along the West Highland Way: 1. Pack for inclement weather.  Walking the West Highland Way you will find that you are exposed […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

How Many Days to Walk the West Highland Way?

4 Sep , 2017  

The West Highland Way’s 96-mile trail is a great balance between challenge and reward no matter how many days you choose to spend walking. The most important thing is to tailor the challenge to suit you best by identifying the itinerary that has the appropriate miles per day for your ability and enjoyment levels! Every […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

What to Pack for the West Highland Way?

13 Jan , 2011  

Baggage: Day Pack: During each day’s walk, your baggage will be transferred to your next accommodation, leaving you with the flexibility to carry just a day pack. We recommend a 20 – 35L bag that is comfortable and has a waistband. Your daypack contents should include 2-4L of water, snacks, lunch, spare clothes required during the […]

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