Work loomed ahead in the evening, but meanwhile another sunny day dawned on Skye so we decided to squeeze in another short wander on the way back, close to the Skye bridge. Plenty of time for the drive back later (or so we thought...).
The walk was a straightforward loop, but with plenty of great views after the initial climb away from the roadside. First out to sea to the north:
Soon the graceful Skye bridge came into view:
Easy meanders through the trees:
Probably the best views came later though - of the Red Hills from near the high point of the circuit:
The path looped inland for a while, with the Kylerhea Hills in view (but directly into the sun), before curving back around towards the bridge. Several emergency vehicles had been tearing down the A87 while we walked, in the direction of the mainland. Later on we'd learn that an accident (hope nobody injured...) had closed the road, leading to a recommended detour via Dingwall to get back to Glasgow. The ferries to Mallaig were full, but we ended up catching the tiny Kylerhea one, which is a bit of an adventure in itself. Anyway, last views of the bridge:
This worthwhile little walk brought to a close a memorable week on Skye. Until next time... next year, perhaps?
Previous day: Bioda Buidhe: http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=56732
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