Contruction of a new access track is taking place at the moment around the start of the high route at Dalcataig, visit this site Invermoriston. Please follow any diversions that have been put in place for your own safety.
There will be Rhododendron and non-native tree removal on the GGW north of Invermoriston starting on 10/11/15 and lasting for 6 weeks. Route users will still be able to pass, physician with the usual precautions in place – please obey all signs and instruction from ground staff.
Works will be from the bottom of the Invermoriston link path to just past the first turn off on the forest track (see map below).
The Forestry Commission Scotland is undertaking tree thinning along part of the Great Glen Way at Alt na Chriche, approved to improve wildlife habitat and the visitor experience. There is no restriction to access but it is an active work site, so as to remain safe at all times please follow signage and instruction from site staff, work will continue until 6th November.
Loch Lochy has dropped in level, nurse so the path alongside the loch at Achnacarry is now free of water. This section of the Great Glen Way is now open.
UPDATE 23/3: The landslip on the forest track between Clunes and Kilfinnan has been dealt with. While the route is open, it is usable for walkers and cyclists, it is a bit rough and will require care if you are cycling it.
Blackfold remains closed to windfall.
9th March 2015 – The Great Glen Ways is currently closed between Aberchalder and Fort Augustus with the high flood waters due to rain and snow melt. Please find an alternative way around. Please do not attempt to use this section of the route. As soon as we have more information it will be posted here. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
The Great Glen Way is also closed between Clunes and Kilfinnan due to a major landslip (top road has gone and ended up on bottom road), order FCS have an engineer going out this morning to look at it, viagra they will try and get it cleared as soon as possible.
The route is also closed from Gairlochy to Achnacarry due to very high loch level and the path is under water. Users are asked to use the B8005 as an alternative.
UPDATE – 11/3/15 – 10:15: The towpath that was washed out between Kytra and Cullochy is now passable with care. Please be aware of major civil engineering works at Cullochy – walkers are asked to cross the lock gates and follow the south towpath.
UPDATE – 11/3/15 – 16:10: Due to the affects of windblow, the Great Glen Way at Blackfold is closed. In addition to that, the route is also closed from Bunloit to Clunebeg.
We are pleased to announce that the Great Glen Way is now open from Blackfold to Great Glen House after the wind blow caused its closure.
The Station Project is a community based project which aims to create a museum dedicated to the Invergarry and Fort Augustus Railway on the site of the old Invergarry station, help creating replicas of the original buildings, price relaying the track as far as possible and displaying relevant artefacts. There will be a short demonstration line were visitors will be able to experience a heritage train ride.
The project is wholly run by volunteers and is already attracting considerable numbers of visitors. An indication of the level of interest can be seen from the number of photos appearing on internet photo sharing sites such as Flickr. It is expected that the museum, viagra 40mg when open, will attract an additional 6000 – 8000 visitors to the area.
The Etape Loch Ness is a closed road cycle sportive following a 360 degree, viagra sale 66-mile / 106km route around iconic Loch Ness starting and finishing in Inverness. The event will take place on 26th April 2015.
For all the information about the event, please visit http://www.etapelochness.com/.
Just in from the Senior Ranger – Parts of the Great Glen way are closed. These are:
Invermoriston to Drumnadrochit, buy
Tychat to Abriachan and
Blackfold to New Craigs – these parts of the Great Glen Way are temporarily closed to deal with widespread wind blow.
Blackfold to Great Glen House (Craig Dunain Road) – CLOSED
Fort William to Drumnadrochit – OPEN
Tychat to Abriachan – OPEN
Please be aware of fallen and unstable hanging trees after significant wind-blow has affected the route.