Skye Trail, Day 4: Portree To Beinn Edra (17 miles)

I slept solidly for almost eight hours. I'd been expecting a windy night in my somewhat unsheltered pitch but my tent barely rustled at all. It was an easy straight path to rejoin the trail and the morning started on green, soft turf as I headed along the coastline. Storr was in my sights, and … Continue reading Skye Trail, Day 4: Portree To Beinn Edra (17 miles)

Skye Trail, Day 1: Broadford to Elgol (23 miles)

The morning light folded the mist above the mountains into shades of blue like fine, laundered gauze. I had been sitting impatiently at the window of my room in Broadford, bag at the ready, waiting for enough of the daylight to arrive to begin. September now; morning came later, and month by month the hours … Continue reading Skye Trail, Day 1: Broadford to Elgol (23 miles)