The location of the line, which crosses public roads, railway lines and the Caledonian Canal, following steep terrain throughout its route, added to the challenges that the team would need to be creative to overcome.
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Walkers along the Banavie section of the Caledonian Canal were pleased to see a welcome flash of bright turquoise and orange after the recent series of storms, writes Kirsteen Bell.
It was while inspecting the Caledonian Canal near Fort William in 2002 as part of his job that New York City native Christopher Many stumbled across a near 30-year-old dilapidated ex-British Army Land Rover that a local farmer was using to transport sheep.
Caol-based support group for local people with a heart condition, HeartSmart Lochaber, has benefitted to the tune of £1,000 from an eight-mile sponsored walk along the banks of the Caledonian Canal at the weekend.
Some of Lochaber’s best known landmarks were lit up blue.
From the thriving, bustling city of Inverness, capital of the Highlands and sitting between the northern end of the Caledonian Canal and the Moray Firth – to the southern tip of Loch Ness and historic Fort Augustus, this map carries you on a journey of mystery and monsters through waterways and glens that have been used as transport routes for thousands of years.
Barges carrying millions of tons of rock excavated from construction of what would be Scotland’s largest ever hydro power scheme could soon be seen along the Caledonian Canal in the Great Glen.
The Great Glen town will become Scottish Canals’ latest outdoor pop-up theatre venue this summer.