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15 Oct 12   Sligachan and the Storr, Isle of Skye.

Heavy showers overnight and early morning soon fizzled out to give a fine day.

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Shower over the Broadford hills.


By the time I got to Sligachan the skies were clearing.


Mist on Glamaig, in the Red Cuillins.


Snow on the Cuillins.


Marsco pops its head out of the clouds.


The Cuillins and the old bridge at Sligachan.


The clouds are clearing rapidly now.


The Storr over Loch Fada.


Tree felling operations below the Storr.


Loch Leathan from the Sanctuary.


The Old Man of Storr and friends.


The Old Man of Storr.
First climbed by Don Whillans and James Barber in 1955.


Loch Leathan and the Cuillins from the Sanctuary.


The Old Man and friends from the track that leads north to the Trotternish Ridge.


The Old Man and The Storr summit cliffs.


Loch Leathan and the Cuillins from above the Old Man.


The Trotternish Ridge north from The Storr summit.


The Storr summit cairn.  Some of last night's snow still lingers where the sun hasn't reached.


The Isle of Rona from the summit.


The Cuillins from the summit trig point.


Zooming over the Trotternish Ridge to the hills of Harris in the Outer Hebrides.


The cliffs and pinnacles from the south ridge.


The Old Man from the south ridge.


The view south from above the Bealach Beag.


Zooming in on the Cuillins.


A last look at the Storr from the Bealach Beag track.


An evening stroll to Duntulm Castle with the Harris hills in the background.


The ruins of Duntulm Castle.


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