The Isle of Skye...Part 3
And........the next day wasn't much better in terms of weather. We were heading back to the mainland and already behind schedule (too busy gasbagging with Scottish Rachel) so we opted not to attempt walking to Storr. Instead we meandered down towards the Skye Bridge but took a detour across the Kylerhea hills on the Sleat Peninsula.
The road through the Kylerhea hills is only about 12 kms but it feels more like 40. It's the highest road on Skye and is very narrow, steep in parts and often covered in mist or fog at the upper reaches of the hills.
Sgurr na Coinnich is the mountain to the left of the road heading to Kylerhea. It means 'the peak of the moss' and is a favourite for hill walkers. Depending on who you believe, it's prnounced 'skoo na cone nik' or 'skir na co in itch'. Might be easier to ascend it than pronounce it.
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