ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: May 10, 2018
The West Highland Way: The Official Guide
By (author) Bob Aitken; By (author) Roger Smith
Opened in 1980, the West Highland Way was Scotland’s first Long Distance Route and remains the most popular, with more than 15,000walkers tackling it each year. It runs from Milngavie, on the outskirts of Glasgow, to Fort William. The 152km route passes along the east ofLoch Lomond, the largest expanse of fresh water in Britain, and across Rannoch Moor, Scotland’s grandest wilderness, through some of thefinest scenery of mountain and stream, woodland and moorland, that Scotland has to offer. This eleventh edition of the Official Guide has beenfully revised and updated to include new information and photography and a new full-colour folding map prepared for this edition by NicolsonMaps, all packaged in a weatherproof plastic wallet.
Roger Smith is an experienced writer and hillwalker with an extensive knowledge of the area covered in this book and its history. A former editor of the The Great Outdoors magazine, he has written a large number of books about walking and the outdoors.