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Cicerone Guides: The Isle of Skye: Graded Walks and Scrambles throughout the Island

Walking / Outdoor Guide
87 walks and scrambles in Sleat and South-East Skye, Strath, Minginish, Duirinish, Waternish and Trotternish
highlighting local historical and geological points of interest along the routes
a selection of routes for all abilities, from novice walker to experienced scrambler
illustrated with OS mapping and colour photographs

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Terry Marsh (Author)

288 pages, colour photos, colour maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Jan 2015 | Edition: 4 | #217646 | ISBN-13: 9781852847890
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NHBS Price: £14.95 $18/€17 approx

About this book

Guidebook with 87 walks and scrambles on the Isle of Skye. Walks visit the most awe-inspiring scenery on Skye, including Sleat and South-East Skye, Strath, Minginish, Duirinish, Waternish, Trotternish and the Cuillin. Walks range from coastal walks to Munros with exposure for experienced scramblers. Includes history, geology and local information.



Flora and Fauna
How to get there
Facilities and accommodation
Using this guide

The Walks
1.1 Gleann Meadhonach, Loch a’Ghlinne and Dalavil
1.2 Acairseid an Rubha and Point of Sleat
1.3 Armadale
1.4 Sgurr na Coinnich
1.5 Beinn na Caillich
1.6 Ben Aslak
1.7 Kylerhea Glen Circuit
1.8 Coastal Path from Loch na Dal to Kylerhea
1.9 Kylerhea Trail

2.1 Broadford Coast Path (Irishman’s Point)
North of Strath Suardal
2.2 Coire Gorm Horseshoe
2.3 Beinn na Cro
2.4 Srath Mór and Srath Beag
South of Strath Suardal
2.5 Suisnish and Boreraig
Cuillin Outliers
2.6 Bla Bheinn
2.7 Sgurr nan Each
2.8 Garbh-bheinn
2.9 Belig
2.10 Glas Bheinn Mhór
2.11 South Ainort Circular
The Red Hills
2.12 Marsco
2.13 The Beinn Deargs
2.14 Glamaig
2.15 Glen Sligachan
Strathaird Peninsula
2.16 Kilmarie to Camasunary
2.17 Camasunary to Elgol
2.18 Suidhe Biorach (Prince Charles’ Cave)
2.19 Rubha na h-Easgainne
2.20 Spar Cave

The Cuillin
3.1 Sgurr nan Gillean
3.2 Sgurr Beag and  Sgurr na h-Uamha
3.3 Coire a’Bhasteir  Am Basteir
3.4 Sgurr a’Bhasteir
3.5 Fionn Choire, Bealach nan Lice and  Sgurr a’Fionn Choire
3.6 Bruach na Frithe
3.7 Coire na Creiche
3.8 Coire a’Ghreadaidh
3.9 Sgurr Thuilm,  Sgurr a’Mhadaidh and Sgurr a’Ghreadaidh
3.10 Sgurr na Banachdich and Sgurr nan Gobhar
3.11 Eas Mor and Coire na Banachdich
3.12 Sgurr Dearg and  Inaccessible Pinnacle
3.13 Coire Lagan
3.14 Sgurr Alasdair
3.15 Coir’ a’Ghrunnda and  Loch Coir’ a’Ghrunnda
3.16The South Cuillin ridge
3.17 Loch an Fhir-bhallaich
3.18 Rubh’ an Dùnain
Glen Sligachan
3.19 Harta and Lota Corries
3.20 Druim Hain and Sgurr na Stri
3.21 Loch Coruisk
Loch Brittle to Loch Bracadale
3.22 Glen Brittle Forest Walk
3.23 Talisker Bay
3.24 Oronsay

4.1 Loch Bharcasaig, Idrigill Point and MacLeod’s Maidens
4.2 Glen Ollisdal and MacLeod’s Maidens
4.3 Duirinish Coastal Path
4.4 Healabhal Bheag (MacLeod’s Table South)
4.5 Healabhal Mhor (MacLeod’s Table North)
4.6 Lorgill Bay
4.7 Lorgill, The Hoe and Ramasaig Bay
4.8 Waterstein Head
4.9 Neist Point
4.10 Uiginish Point
4.11 The Coral Beaches
4.12 Lovaig Bay

5.1 Ardmore Point
5.2 Unish and Waternish Point
5.3 Beinn an Sguirr
5.4 Loch Diubaig and Greshornish Point

6.1 Meall Tuath and Rubha Hunish
6.2 Loch Sneosdal and Creag Sneosdal
6.3 Loch Hasco
6.4 The Quiraing and Meall na Suiramach
6.5 Meall na Suiramach
6.6 The Old Man of Storr
6.7 The Storr
6.8 The Trotternish Ridge
6.9 Biode Buidhe
6.10 Beinn Edra
6.11 Ruadh nam Brathairean (Brothers’ Point)
6.12 Loch Cuithir, Sgurr a’Mhadaidh Ruaidh and Baca Ruadh
6.13 Inver Tote and the Lealt waterfall
6.14 Bearreraig Bay
6.15 Sithean Bhealaich Chumhaing
6.16 Glen Varrigill Forest Walk
6.17 Ben Tianavaig
6.18 The Braes

APPENDIX 1 Essential and supplementary reading
APPENDIX 2 Glossary of Gaelic words
APPENDIX 3 Useful information and contact details


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A writer and photographer since 1978, Terry Marsh specialises in the outdoors, the countryside, walking and travel worldwide. He is the author of over 45 books, including the award-winning Cicerone guides to the Northern Coast to Coast Walk, The Dales Way, Walking on the Isle of Man and The West Highland Way.

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