The Storr - ascent

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Whilst the Old Man of Storr is justly famous and celebrated, only a tiny proportion of those visiting it choose to make the ascent to the dramatic summit above it. This spectacular walk leads through the iconic landscape of the Sanctuary before heading 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 with pathless stretches to finish.

Public Transport

Bus from Portree - get off near Storr car park.


Storr car park on the left side of the A855 heading from Portree towards Staffin. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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