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Re: Path along S bank of Loch Etive

Thank you Ray. At least that shows it is do-able. My decision will be weather dependent - either I go this way or I go Glen Kinglass. Either way takes 2 days to get to Kingshouse, then I will trundle out towards Blair Atholl.

Getting excited already!

Might bump into you somewhere next May.

Lindy

Re: Path along S bank of Loch Etive

I had the same question Lindy, initially I planned on Glen Kinglass and a stay at Inveroran Hotel but they were full so I changed to the bunkhouse at Kingshouse. I also thought about the S/E bank of Loch Etive but listening to some nightmare stories I realised the distance up the W shore is just the same distance and much safer.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2145600165749866/permalink/3026228474353693/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8plqr_NsO4&ab_channel=HikeBikeScotland

Re: Path along S bank of Loch Etive

Thank you for the links Brian,

A few people have been in touch re their experiences. Yes, if it is wet there is no way I will go for this route and will go for Glen Kinglass. However, it is do-able, and I fancy a bit of exploring. So, if we have settled weather I may give it a go. Both routes included on my route sheet. I will decide when I am ready to start and confirm with Challenge Control from Oban.

Re: Path along S bank of Loch Etive

Hiya Lindy,

Rather late to the party I'm afraid!

I walked that way on one Challenge. Up to Glen Kinglass it was lovely, but after is a different matter - I found it to be hard going and I swore I wouldn't go that way again....AND it rained!

This year I'm going to follow the northern shore where I'm sure the weather will be glorious and the birds will be singing. Maybe.

I hope this helps.

Best wishes,

JJ