Skye Trail

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Statistics and Files
Start: Rubha Hunish
Distance: 77 miles (124 km)
Grid Ref: NG640038
Climbing: 5,206 metres
Walk time: 30-45 hours
Days: 5-8

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Skye Trail is a long distance footpath travelling along a south to north line along the longest length of the Isle of Skye visiting both east and west coasts and traversing mountain and moorland regions. From the start on the northern tip of the island at Rubha Hunish significant places and landmarks on the route include Kilmaluag Bay, Flodigarry, The Quiraing, Trotternish Ridge, Old Man of Storr, Loch Leathan, Fiurnean, Craig Ulatota, Bealach Cumhang, Ben Chracaig, Portree, the Braes, Loch Sligachan, Glen Sligachan, Loch an Athain, Loch na Creitheach, Camasunary Bay, Loch Scavaig, Elgol, Glasnakille, Kirkibost, Keppoch, Loch Slapin, Torrin, Suisnish, Loch Eishort, Boreraig, the Marble Line disused railway and finally Broadford at the end of the trail.

Useful Links:
The Skye Trail (Cicerone Walking Guides)
Skye Trail website
Walk Highlands
Long Distance Walkers Association

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