The Storr - ascent
A spectacular walk to a famous summit, passing through the iconic landscape of the Sanctuary with the Old Man of Storr and many other rock formations. The route then heads on up to the summit, giving superb views in all directions.
Mostly on hillwalking paths, with a couple of steep rocky/scrambly sections; boggy moorland to finish.
Bus number 57 - 4 times a day from Portree - get off near Storr car park, Go Skye runs seasonal shuttle from Portree.
Storr car park on the left side of the A855 heading from Portree.
Hillwalking in Winter
Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.
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