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Isle of Skye Outstanding Circular Walks

Isle of Skye Outstanding Circular Walks

by: Terry Marsh
This Pathfinder guide describes 150 miles of fabulous walking from lazy-day strolls on the white sandy beaches of Dunvegan to a demanding but spectacular ascent of the Cuillin ridge, with outings to the unmissable rock pinnacles of the Storr and the Quiraing, and the plummeting coastal cliffs and stacks of MacLeod's Maidens.

Clear and easy to follow directions are accompanied by detailed Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 scale Explorer maps and specially commissioned photographs. With 28 routes to choose from, colour coded for difficulty, and all tried and tested by seasoned walkers and varying from extended strolls to exhilarating hikes, there is a walk to suit all situations.

The guide introduces you to the area and highlights the most scenic walks. Each walk entry begins with a box giving start, distance, height gain, time, parking and route terrain. This is followed by a short overview highlighting the route's main features. The following detailed route finding instructions have paragraphs numbered corresponding to numbers on the OS map making navigation safe and easy. There are GPS references for all the route waypoints and the route is highlighted in yellow on the full colour map. The guide also includes information on where to park, good pubs and places of interest along the route.

The walk locations are:
Scorrybreac and The Bile - 2 miles
Brothers' Point (Ruadh nam Brathairean) - 2.25 miles
Oronsay - 2.5 miles
Aird Mhor Sea Arches - 2.25 miles
The Old Man of Storr - 2.25 miles
Bloda Buidhe - 2.5 miles
Waterstein - 3.5 miles
Rubha Hunish - 3.75 miles
An Aird and Dunan an Aislidh - 4 miles
Beinn an Sguirr and the Waternish Forest - 4 miles
Ben Aslak - 3 miles
Coire Chat-achan - 5.75 miles
The Quiraing and Meall na Sulramach - 4 miles
Point of Sleat - 5 miles
Ben Tianavaig - 5 miles
Ramasaig, Lorgill and The Hoe - 5.5 miles
Bla Bheinn - 5 miles
The Storr - 6 miles
Rubh' an Dunain - 7.25 miles
Marsco - 7.5 miles
Glen Brittle Forest - 9.5 miles
Idrigill Point and MacLeod's Maidens - 10 miles
Sulsnish and Boreraig - 10.5 miles
Bruach na Frithe - 8.25 miles
Glen Silgachan - 10.25 miles
Srath Mor and Srath Beag - 11 miles
Camasunary-Eigol-Glasnakille - 11.25 miles

ISBN 9780319090022 Pages 95 (2016) 133mm x 229mm


Price: 12.50