Some of Julie and Lance’s Walking Routes: kml and gpx


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North Highlands:


Arkle. Linear walk. Distance 10-miles. Accent 3200ft. Conditions: good track most of the way. At times steep walking, but no scrambling required.

Beinn a’ Bha’ach Ard. Distance 10-miles. Accent 3000ft. Conditions: a fine walk on some good tracks and open hill side.

Ben Stack. Distance 7.5-miles. Accent 2500ft. Conditions: one of the best small mountains in the British Isles, with fabulous views.

Ben More Assynt and Conival. Distance 11-miles. Accent 3800ft. Conditions: one of the harder routes here; a great mountain walk.




South Highlands:


Ben Ledi Circuit. Distance 6.5-miles. Accent 2700ft. Conditions: the track north of the summit can be very boggy.

Ben Nevis via Carn Mor Dearg. Distance 13-miles. Accent 5400ft. Conditions: the hardest route in our list, this is the best route up Britain’s highest summit.

The Devil’s Ridge. Distance 6-miles. Accent 3700ft. Conditions: a mountain ridge walk with a degree of exposure – a Scottish classic.

Ben Vrackie. Distance 5.6-miles. Accent 2200ft. Conditions: a well-marked route up to a prominent summit.



Fife and Perthshire:


Backwater Reservoir Circuit. Distance 7.3-miles. Accent 700ft. Conditions: easy track all of the way.

Cuilt Circuit as an extension of Backwater, or as a separate route. Distance 5.3-miles. Accent 600ft. Conditions: easy track all of the way.

Bishop Hill via Glen Vale and Carlin Maggie. Distance 6.5-miles. Accent 1100ft. Conditions: easy track all of the way.

Loch Ordie and Deuchary Hill. Distance 14.5-miles. Accent 2200ft. Conditions: a nice and varied walk near Dunkeld.

Rocks of Solitude. Distance 6.5-miles. Accent 300ft. Conditions: an easy walk to a picturesque gorge.



The Borders:


Rhymer’s Route. Distance 11-miles. Accent 1500ft. Conditions: well signposted on decent track throughout.

Jedburgh to Harestanes. Distance 13-miles. Accent 1170ft. Conditions: easy to follow and decent track.

Kelso to Roxburgh. Distance 7-miles. Accent 400ft. Conditions: easy to follow river bank walk.

Glentress Circuit from Peebles. 6.5-miles. Accent 825ft. Conditions: easy to follow track and river bank.

Baddinsgill Circuit. Distance 9-miles. Accent 2000ft. Conditions: a little tricky to follow with some tracks and open moor.




Davidson’s Linn and Border Walk. Distance 10-miles. Accent 1800ft. Conditions: Cheviot hills classic. Some good tracks and open moorland.

Davidson’s Linn direct. Distance 9-miles. Accent 1600ft. Conditions: as above but lower maximum elevation – less windy.

Harthope Valley and Coldgate Circuit. Distance 9.5-miles. Accent 1270ft. Conditions: a classic Cheviot walk. Happy Valley can be boggy.



The Lake District:


Skiddaw via Ullock Pike. Distance 8.5-miles. Accent 2900ft. Conditions: a mountain walk on some good tracks and open fell-side.

Grisdale Pike from Braithwait. Distance 7-miles. Accent 2370ft. Conditions: a classic fell walk on good tracks throughout.

Grasmoor and Whiteless Pike. Distance 6-miles. Accent 2600ft. Conditions: a classic fell walk on established tracks.

Fleetwith Pike and Haystacks. Distance 5-miles. Accent 2250ft. Conditions: a classic Wainwright walk on established tracks.

The Fairfield Horseshoe. Distance 10.5-miles. Accent 3250ft. Conditions: a Lake District classic. Harder than the above walks, but very satisfying.

Coniston Old Man. Distance 7.5-miles. Accent 2450ft. Conditions: a less well-trod route up a classic Lake District hill.




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