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Photo of Conival and Ben More Assynt Photo of Kintail 2 Munros from Morvich Photo of Great Glen Way (high route).

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  • Conival and Ben More Assynt

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    near Inchnadamph, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    13.87mi
    Elevation +
    4213f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofConival and Ben More Assynt Photo ofConival and Ben More Assynt Photo ofConival and Ben More Assynt

    15/07/2019 This route climbs these two Munros from Ichnadamph but instead of coming back the same way from the second summit (Ben More Assynt) I kept running along the attractive ridge to the southeast, descending to ...

  • Kintail 2 Munros from Morvich

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    near Morvich, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    14.04mi
    Elevation +
    5056f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofKintail 2 Munros from Morvich Photo ofKintail 2 Munros from Morvich Photo ofKintail 2 Munros from Morvich

    22/04/2019 Muros climbed: A'Ghlas-bheinn Beinn Fhada Good paths to reach the two Munros by the usual route. The only variation is the descent from the second Munro, Beinn Fhada, instead of going back the same way...

  • Great Glen Way (high route).

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    near Inverness, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    73.05mi
    Elevation +
    6440f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofGreat Glen Way (high route). Photo ofGreat Glen Way (high route). Photo ofGreat Glen Way (high route).

    16/06/2018 117km / 73miles 14h 21min Running the Great Glen Way (High Route), westbound, with David Gallie. Following the official route from start to finish, starting at Inverness castle and finishing at Fort Wil...

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  • near Glenfinnan, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    35.99mi
    Elevation +
    5935f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofGlenfinnan to Kinloch Hourn / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 2 Photo ofGlenfinnan to Kinloch Hourn / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 2 Photo ofGlenfinnan to Kinloch Hourn / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 2

    2nd day of Cape Wrath Ultra, some hills are added. Done in rainy conditions If hiked, this route should be broken down in two. Course starts following River Finnan upstream. It then turns right ascending and des...

  • near Gaul / Camusnagaul, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    241.35mi
    Elevation +
    35892f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofCape Wrath 2018 Full Trail (higher coordinate density) Photo ofCape Wrath 2018 Full Trail (higher coordinate density) Photo ofCape Wrath 2018 Full Trail (higher coordinate density)

    This is a broad brush GPS file that has resulted from joining the individual tracks and reducing density size so it is uploadable to wikiloc. It has nearly 3 times the coordinate density than the track before (derived fr...

  • Fisherfield 1 Corbett and 2 Munros

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    near Dundonnell, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    20.73mi
    Elevation +
    6280f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofFisherfield 1 Corbett and 2 Munros Photo ofFisherfield 1 Corbett and 2 Munros Photo ofFisherfield 1 Corbett and 2 Munros

    08/04/2019 The route climbs: Beinn a'Chlaidheimh, 913.9 m (Corbett). Sgurr Ban, 987 m (Munro). Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair, 1019 m (Munro). Attempted Fisherfield 6 route (1 Corbett and 5 Munros) but the weathe...

  • near Gaul / Camusnagaul, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    21.53mi
    Elevation +
    1575f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofFort William to Glenfinnan / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 1 Photo ofFort William to Glenfinnan / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 1 Photo ofFort William to Glenfinnan / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 1

    Very flat route. Its starts after being ferried across from Fort William. First hour or so simply follows route along the Loch Linnhe until Inverscaddle Bay to turn later right (north) following double track paths par...

  • The Cairnwell 3

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    near Newbigging, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    8.97mi
    Elevation +
    2369f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofThe Cairnwell 3 Photo ofThe Cairnwell 3 Photo ofThe Cairnwell 3

    Short but intense triple Munro bagging run. Not the most scenic around the ski resort but once headed out and back from Cárn a’Gheòidh it feels much more wild and isolated. We snagged the summit of Càrn na sac on the way...

  • North Loch Cluanie 3 Munros

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    near Inchlaggan, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    11.62mi
    Elevation +
    4403f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofNorth Loch Cluanie 3 Munros Photo ofNorth Loch Cluanie 3 Munros Photo ofNorth Loch Cluanie 3 Munros

    24/02/2019 Munros climbed: Carn Ghluasaid (957 m). Sgurr nan Conbhairean (1109 m). Sail Chaorainn (1002 m). From waypoint 1 to waypoint 2 I tried a traverse which resulted to be very bouldery, better to stick to...

  • Gleniffer Braes - Killoch Glen

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    near Elderslie, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    6.42mi
    Elevation +
    509f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo ofGleniffer Braes - Killoch Glen Photo ofGleniffer Braes - Killoch Glen Photo ofGleniffer Braes - Killoch Glen

    An off road trail with a mixture of tarmac, gravel, and grass. Can get boggy after rain and in winter, especially between 6.5-7KM. The route starts at Robertson Carpark, where the parking is free. Around the 6.3KM dist...

  • Ben Nevis via CMD arete

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    near Torlundy, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    11.52mi
    Elevation +
    4993f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofBen Nevis via CMD arete Photo ofBen Nevis via CMD arete Photo ofBen Nevis via CMD arete

    Ben Nevis via CMD arete Good description here: https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/fortwilliam/carnmordeargarete.shtml For hiking, it would take around 10-11 hours (according to the page above)

  • near Trioslaig / Trislaig, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    224.48mi
    Elevation +
    30328f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofCape Wrath 2018 Full Trail (low coordinate density) Photo ofCape Wrath 2018 Full Trail (low coordinate density) Photo ofCape Wrath 2018 Full Trail (low coordinate density)

    This is a broad brush GPS file that came from the safety tracker that I carried (provided by Cape Wrath Ultra organisation to all participants). It only contains 1705 data points, so it misses a lot of precision, kilomet...

  • Tranter's Round

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    near Claggan, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    38.19mi
    Elevation +
    20449f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofTranter's Round Photo ofTranter's Round

    Tranter´s Round 02/04/2017 Anticlockwise, solo, unsupported. 15h 42min. Actual schedule (more detailed in the attached image): Summit - Split Time - Total Time - Clock Time Glen Nevis Youth Hostel - 0:00 - 0:0...

  • Ben Vorlich & Stùc a’ Chroin

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    near Ardvorlich, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    9.52mi
    Elevation +
    3773f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofBen Vorlich & Stùc a’ Chroin Photo ofBen Vorlich & Stùc a’ Chroin Photo ofBen Vorlich & Stùc a’ Chroin

    Short and sharp double Munro run. Wet and slippery for lots of it and really wet, slippery & boggy for some of it meant pretty slow going. Nice though and lucky with the weather.

  • Trail through Penthills regional park

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    near Fairmilehead, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    14.85mi
    Elevation +
    4275f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofTrail through Penthills regional park Photo ofTrail through Penthills regional park Photo ofTrail through Penthills regional park

    The Penthills regional park is easy to reach from Edinburgh and offers a stunning landscape. Hills with heather, some trees and lakes in the valleys. The track follows a nice trail, mixing gravel roads and single track....

  • Ring of Inverpolly FKT 2022

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    near Elphin, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    39.95mi
    Elevation +
    14426f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofRing of Inverpolly FKT 2022 Photo ofRing of Inverpolly FKT 2022 Photo ofRing of Inverpolly FKT 2022

    23/04/2022 11:41:08 (new record / FKT) Luke Taylor and Francisco Javier Cabrera Valdes. We run together but individually unsupported (each one of us carrying his own stuff without sharing). Starting and finishing i...

  • near Tarfside, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    15.85mi
    Elevation +
    3084f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofTarfside Run - Mudlee Bracks & Hill of Cammie Photo ofTarfside Run - Mudlee Bracks & Hill of Cammie Photo ofTarfside Run - Mudlee Bracks & Hill of Cammie

    A nice run on good tracks all the way round. The initial climb up to Mudlee Bracks is never ending and the next big one up to the col below Mount Battock isn’t much better either. You could easily cut it shorter and come...

  • Tarfside Run - Hill of Wirren Skyline

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    near Tarfside, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    15.87mi
    Elevation +
    3009f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofTarfside Run - Hill of Wirren Skyline Photo ofTarfside Run - Hill of Wirren Skyline Photo ofTarfside Run - Hill of Wirren Skyline

    A made up name for the ridge line that runs across the Hill of Wirren taking in the peaks of Bulg, Craigangower, Hill of Wirren & West Wirren. The start and finish is on tarmac and a bit of a drag but most is on good 4x4...

  • The Glenshee 6

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    near Spittal of Glenshee, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    17.05mi
    Elevation +
    4551f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofThe Glenshee 6 Photo ofThe Glenshee 6 Photo ofThe Glenshee 6

    6 Munro’s bagged off of this run, wouldn’t fancy the walk much as it’s a bit boring but the run was pretty good. Worst bit was the road back and 150m ascent up to the ski station! The ascent is unavoidable but it would p...

  • near Inverlael, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    42.64mi
    Elevation +
    4423f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofInverbroom to Inchnadamph / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 6 Photo ofInverbroom to Inchnadamph / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 6 Photo ofInverbroom to Inchnadamph / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 6

    Definitely worth breaking this long day into 2 or 3 stages if hiking. You start on a double track forestry piste going up. You will follow it up until it disappears into trackless terrain. After the trackless terrain ...

  • near Craig, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    21.49mi
    Elevation +
    4278f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofAchnashellach to Kinlochewe / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 4 Photo ofAchnashellach to Kinlochewe / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 4 Photo ofAchnashellach to Kinlochewe / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 4

    Route starts with a steady climb on well marked single trails leaving river Lair to the left. After a brief trackless section it descends down to a road through a well maintained single track (this seems a hiking area)....

  • near Kinlochbervie, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    15.62mi
    Elevation +
    2343f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofKinlochbervie to Cape Wrath / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 8 Photo ofKinlochbervie to Cape Wrath / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 8 Photo ofKinlochbervie to Cape Wrath / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 8

    The first 14 km until Sandwood Bay Beach are essentially flat, well tracked and runnable The sandy beach section will be slow and it will be followed by a 10 km section of hardly tracked area and a couple of hills. ...

  • near Inchnadamph, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    36.93mi
    Elevation +
    5620f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofInchnadamph to Kinlochbervie / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 7 Photo ofInchnadamph to Kinlochbervie / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 7 Photo ofInchnadamph to Kinlochbervie / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 7

    If hiking it probably worth splitting into two days The route goes around a couple of sea "Lochs" or sea bays that are not easy to access from land. Views of the north Atlantic are very pretty on a sunny day (as the 2...

  • near Kinlochewe, Scotland (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    25.84mi
    Elevation +
    3848f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofKinlochewe to Inverbroom / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 5 Photo ofKinlochewe to Inverbroom / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 5 Photo ofKinlochewe to Inverbroom / Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 / Day 5

    Very scenic day. Probably worth cutting into two days if hiking it. Reasonably ok hiking paths. The first section follows a two track path along the Kinlochewe river and going up to Lochan Fada. Before reaching the Lo...

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