Category Archives: personal happiness

Zero (rest day) in Fort William, Scotland, UK

Zero (rest day) in Fort William, Scotland, UK So taking a zero day today between the West Highland and Great Glen Ways. I head out in the morning, a relatively flat 10 mile hike. So today I relaxed, ate, relaxed, … Continue reading

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Day 7 (final day) West Highland Way – Kinlochleven to Fort Williams

Day 7 (final day) West Highland Way – Kinlochleven to Fort Williams This would be one of those weather days you just can’t bring yourself to trust.  Windy, chilly, some minor rain early that let up. All day it seemed on … Continue reading

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Day 6 West Highland Way – Kingshouse to Kinlochleven

Day 6 West Highland Way – Kingshouse to Kinlochleven A “short” run on this day, only 8.5 miles but of course it involved both the highest climb and point on the trail, the Devil’s staircase. The morning started with a … Continue reading

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Day 5 West Highland Way – Tyndrum to Kingshouse

Day 5 West Highland Way – Tyndrum to Kingshouse This was the day that had been on my mind. A combination of a 20 mile hike 10 of it mostly uphill and a need to make a 5:30 shuttle deadline … Continue reading

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Day 2 West Highland Way – Drymen to Rowardenan

Day 2 West Highland Way – Drymen to Rowardenan View from my room Long slow day today, uphill the first 3 hours culminating in our first real climb. Then the rain came, descending is not my strength, doubly so in … Continue reading

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Day 4 West Highland Way – Ardlui to Tyndrum

Day 4 West Highland Way – Ardlui to Tyndrum Images when I can, sorry   This day was a hard one to get my head around as I was very focused on my long hike the next day. That makes … Continue reading

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Day 3 on the West Highland Way -Rowardennan to Ardlui

Day 3 on the West Highland Way -Rowardennan to Ardlui Good day so far, little things have gone wrong. Scraped my leg, barman doubled my order and then gave me all my change in coins. The morning hike was totally … Continue reading

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Drymen to Rowardenan

Drymen to Rowardenan   Unfortunately images won’t post due to limited wifi. I’ll add when i can but i got a couple up on Instagram earlier at reverendmichaelkane View from my room Long slow day today, uphill the first 3 … Continue reading

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Glasgow Cathedral and Legos

Glasgow Cathedral and Legos Glasgow Cathedral is one of the check box tourist spots in Glasgow. It’s certainly a beautiful old gothic cathedral and the history contained within is very interesting, but it’s not a long stop, however it is … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Hiking the West Highland Way

Day 1 – Hiking the West Highland Way Day 1 saw me leaving Glasgow for Milngavie (pronounced Mull-guy) and hitting the trail. I was excited to get hiking and got to the train early. Arriving in Milngavie early paid off, … Continue reading

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