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A long walk on Skye 2012 – Day Four

Elgol to Sligachan – 10.5 miles with 2050ft of ascent Sorry about the photos they’re all mixed up again – i’ll sort them out at home Today I have a two options depending on the weather. My preferred route and a great start to the day will be to take the Misty Isle boat on [...]

Posted by pete on May 11th, 2012 under Uncategorized Tags: , , ,  •  4 Comments

A long walk on Skye 2012 – Day Three

Torrin to Elgol via Blaven – 12.7 miles with 4200ft of ascent Intermission over and time to catch up thank goodness for short days anyway yesterday was a new day, forgotten is the tough pathless trek from day two and remembered is the hill I have to climb. Hill? Proper mountain I should say, and [...]

Posted by pete on May 11th, 2012 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , ,  •  2 Comments

A long walk on Skye 2012 – Intermission on Day three

Sorry but not got much time tonight. So i’ll post a few pics Here’s a brief précis – Left Torrin – chill wind Lots of birdlife walking around the edge of Loch Slapin Blaven top was covered with cloud, but decided to go up anyway. Passed two Germans on the way up. I had my [...]

Posted by pete on May 10th, 2012 under Uncategorized Tags: , , ,  •  No Comments

The Isle of Skye – Sgurr na Stri…the best view in Britain?

An 8 mile walk from Loch Coriusk landing steps, up Sgurr na Stri, down to Camasunary Bay and along the coast path to Elgol. (WARNING: THE COASTAL PATH IS VERY EXPOSED IN PLACES) This was one of those walks that gave everything to me – pure pleasure all the way. After seeing pictures from the [...]

Posted by pete on October 9th, 2011 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , ,  •  No Comments

The Isle of Skye – Broach na Frithe

Before I travelled to Skye I had a rough idea of a few walks I’d like to do, depending on the prevalent weather at the time. My number one wish was to walk up Sgurr na Stri, which happened at the end of the holiday. A close second would be Bla Bheinn or the Innaccessible [...]

Posted by pete on October 9th, 2011 under Uncategorized Tags: , ,  •  No Comments