|Title||Canal to Craig Leach|
|Depart Time||9.30am Late Start|
|Start Grid Ref||NH 655 437|
|Distance||8 miles (13 km)|
|Ascent||950 ft (280 m)|
|IMPORTANT - Please meet at the Inverness Leisure Centre car park, not at the UHI offices as usual.|
From the car park at Inverness Leisure Centre, cross the Tomnahurich Bridge & follow the towpath along the west side of the canal and up to the Loch Ness House Hotel. Crossing the A82, a good track takes us up into the forest on Craig Leach. On paths & tracks we join the Great Glen Way, following it down to Kinmylies to the canal & back to the start.