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The Great Glen Way: The Hard Way

Join the guys at Descent World as they take a journey across the Highlands, accompanied by Neil Stewart and Brett Penfold.

from the highland capital of inverness to the rugged town of fort william, put your headphones on and take in the sights of the great glen way.

“When searching for routes across the breadth Scotland, the mind wanders to the far north – the wild and untamed areas of Scotland. Yet there are also easier, less remote ways to navigate the Highlands, and of them all, The Great Glen Way is perhaps the most famous.”

“Parts of the Way itself make for superb riding, yet we wondered; could we take the Great Glen Way, add in a few kinks, twists and turns with the help of an OS map and get ourselves into some real terrain?”

“Former Crankworx Whip Off winner Neil Stewart and Brett Penfold joined us on this journey from the milder climes of Inverness on the east to the rugged, more unpredictable west coast and the town of Fort William and found some terrain that offered up a lot more than just tow paths and double track…”

Photos: Descent World
Track 1: Trails and Ways – Mtn Tune
Track 2: Sjowgren – Seventeen


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