Distance: 60.5 miles (97km)
Ascent: 852 metres
Start: Clydebank station, G81 1RZ
Finish: Edinburgh Waverley station, EH1 1BB
Turn R out of the station then L onto Argyll Road, heading north until you can turn R onto the canal tow path. Follow the canal path east on the southern side to the lochs near Maryhill (5.1 miles/8.3km). Cross at a loch and turn R to pick up the canal path east on the northern side of the canal. Continue on the path passing Possil Loch and heading out of Glasgow on the Forth and Clyde Canal. Run through Kirkintilloch at 12.5 miles/20km and under the M80 at 22.1 miles/35.6km. Turn R at 26.5 miles/42.7km past the Falkirk Wheel and up to the Union Canal. Turn L and follow this east on the northern bank. Run through Falkirk and past Linlithgow Station at 37.9 miles/61km. Pass the Ratho climbing centre at 50 miles/80.6km and run into Edinburgh. Follow the canal past Kingsknowe Station to its end in Lochrin. To reach the station turn L then R onto Fountainbridge Road and follow this onto West Port, which then becomes Grassmarket. Turn L onto Cowgate and then L onto Bank Street, L on North Bank Street and R onto Market Street, to Edinburgh Waverley Station.
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