The flight from Houston to Glasgow takes 12 hours and there's a six hour time difference between here and there. If I leave at 7 AM Houston time, I will arrive in Glasgow at 1 AM. To arrive at 8 AM, I have to leave Houston at 2 PM.
Rob Roy Way: 103.25 miles/ 9 days
Day 2: Drymen to Aberfoyle (11 miles/ 5-6 hrs)
Day 3: Aberfoyle to Callander (9.5 miles/ 5.5-6.5 hrs)
Day 4: Callander to Strathyre (9.5 miles/ 4-5 hrs)
Day 5: Ben Ledi loop (6.25 miles/ 4-6 hrs)
This detour is in the middle of the Callander to Strathyre stretch.
I will try to make it a U instead of a loop to cut down on length.
Day 6: Strathyre to Killin (13.5 miles/ 5-6 hrs)
In Killin, I’ll make lodging arrangements for after I finish this leg.
Day 7: Killin to Ardtalnaig (12 miles/ 4-5 hrs)
Day 8: Ardtalnaig to Amulree* (16.5 miles/ 6-7 hrs) *map necessary
Day 9: Amulree to Aberfeldy* (15.5 miles/ 6-7 hrs) *map necessary
Day 10: Aberfeldy to Pitlochry (9.5 miles/ 4-5 hrs)
Day 11,12: Catch a ride from Pitlochry to Killin (or nearby), get a place to stay, do laundry, etc.
West Highland way (partial) 54.5 miles/ 5 days
Day 13: Inverarnan to Tyndrum (12 miles/ 5-6 hrs)
Day 14: Tyndrum to Inveroran (8.75 miles/ 4-5 hrs)
Day 15: Inveroran to Kings House (9.75 miles/ 4-5 hrs)
Day 16: Kings House to Kinlochleven (8.75 miles/ 4-5 hrs)
Day 17: Kinlochleven to Fort William (15.25 miles, 6-7 hrs)
Day 18: Rest in Fort William
Mull of Kintyre
Day 19: Ft. William, rent a car, drive to Mull of Kintyre (5-6 hrs)
Day 20: Mull of Kintyre trail (2-3 hrs), drive back to Ft William
Fort William to Glenfinnan by train is about 30 mins and only costs about $10. (The reviews say the steam train isn't worth the extra cost.) I'll have to hop off the train (hopefully, it stops) and then wait for the next one, which might not be until the next day.
Day 21: Glenfinnan Viaduct trail (2.5 miles/ 1-2 hrs)
Isle of Skye
and around the Isle of Skye.
(Click each stop for details.)
and back to Portree
on the way back to Armadale.
Begin the Journey back to Glasgow
Day 26: Get back to Ft William via trains and ferry
Day 27-28: Ft. William to Glasgow by train with scenic stops