This slim guidebook to the Skye Trail long-distance walking route from top to toe of the magical Isle of Skye tells you all you need to know for an excellent 7 days' backpacking all the way from the headland of Rubha Hunish, through Portree to Broadford and over Bla Bheinn if you fancy. As yet unwaymarked and only for experienced walkers and backpackers, this challenging route provides the walker with a tour of Skye's most iconic landforms - including the Trotternish Ridge and the Cuillin ridge - as well as of its turbulent history, from the iron age forts to the ruins of the Clearance villages. Whether making use of island hospitality or opting for the freedom of a tent, completing the continuous route represents a real challenge and a fitting match for the epic landscapes found on Skye. Route illustrated with OS maps and profiles and stunning photography - with extensive appendices on the language, all the accommodation available and a comprehensive reading list for some inspirational pre-adventure reading.In the same year the walkersa#39; website www.walkhighlands.co.uk arunby the authors of this guidea publishedan online guidetothe trail, refining and improving upontheroutes detailed previously. The Highland Councila#39;s RangerService begananbsp;...
|Title||:||The Skye Trail|
|Author||:||Helen Webster, Paul Webster|
|Publisher||:||Cicerone Press Limited - 2014-06-04|