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The Quirang, Isle of Skye
Introduction to Walk 1165

Photo from the walk - The Quirang, Isle of Skye

County/Area - Highland

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 430 feet / 130 metres

Time - 2 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy

The Quirang on the eastern side of the Isle of Skye is the objective of this short walk. The highlight is the interesting rock architecture and the views, which on a good day are exceptional.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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