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Ice affecting large areas of the Caledonian Canal

21 January 2015

Canal reaches frozen in places. Towpaths icy …

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Winter engineering works to look out for

15 December 2014

Major works to towpaths and canal bridges mean that paddlers’ expeditions may sometimes be …

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Cullochy Lock - Kytra Lock drained 6th - 14th December

05 December 2014

Canal reach drained to allow emergency repairs to the lock gates at Kytra. …

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Trail Map

Trail Guide Map

map of scotland showing the trail

60 miles in 5 days

It is an epic 60 mile (95km) journey crossing Scotland in 5 days and conquering the formidable open waters of Loch Lochy and Loch Ness, a challenge in itself.

From South to North

It is normally easier to paddle the Trail from Fort William in the west to Inverness in the east with the prevailing wind behind you.

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