LOCH EIL

LOCATION

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The western tip of Loch Eil, west of Fort William. Drumsallie bridge just south of the A830/A861 junction.
GR NM 962 788, OS Sheet 40.
Start at the bridge and ski east along the A861 to South Garvan. It should be possible to extend this as far as Blaich.

DISTANCE

8km return from Drumsallie to South Garvan.

SURFACE/DESIGNATION

A reasonable surface to ski, along a road.

SAFETY DETAILS

Some traffic, occasionally large trucks.

FACILITIES

In Fort William, 15km away.

OTHER DETAILS

Terrific lochside/distant mountain views.

Roger Bunyan,
Yorkshire Dales Cross Country Ski Club