The camp engendered an almost biophillic overload in me. The water is clam, reflecting the opposite hill like a mirror. BUY PRINTS-FULL PORTFOLIO You can cheat a bit though, by getting on one of the boats from Elgol to Loch Coruisk and heading up from there. At one point and whilst waiting for the water for my coffee to boil, I took in three red deer, a pied wagtail, three oystercatchers, a couple of gulls and four of five bobbing seals. Topping out you get tantalising glimpses of what is to come, and also back towards Blaven. At 494 metres Sgurr na Stri is about half the height of the main Cuillin Hills but standing apart from the main ridge it makes an exceptional viewpoint. Wandern Trail in Camasunary, Scotland (United Kingdom). Eight hours or so later we were at Elgol harbour ready to cross the water to Loch Scavaig jetty (near the Coruisk Memorial Hut). Sgurr na Stri is one of the top walks in Scotland, Isles, Skye, United Kingdom, and one of the world's best walk, treks, hikes and climbs. CORUISK, SKYE - SGURR NA STRI and MARSCO On Friday morning, I set off on a Club trip to Coruisk. Feb 5, 2018 - The view from the summit of Sgurr Na Stri on the Isle of Skye. Camasunary Bay, Elgol Picture: Sgurr na Stri - Check out Tripadvisor members' 1,257 candid photos and videos. Three of us pitched our tents and the other chaps lined up their vehicular dormitories to give us some shelter from the wind. I did have my go-pro wth me which I used to make the film featured on this blog post. Veteran Member; Posts: 4106 [TR] A boat trip, and a walk to Sgurr na Stri to Elgol on Skye « on: 07:54:05, 04/10/11 » First of all many thanks to all who have posted Skye pictures on here before as it prompted me for this visit to Skye. I can walk to Pule Hill from my front door in 30 minutes or so. Rising steep and rocky straight out of the sea, Sgurr na Stri dominates the approach to the Loch Scavaig landing stage. Points of Interest & Landmarks, Scenic Walking Areas. Der Track fuehrt nur bis Camasunary. ', much to the amusement of a young Austrian couple who were already at the summit. Pick a line up onto the ridge in front of you and then turn left towards the summit from where there are brilliant views of the hills, nearby islands and down into Loch Coruisk. At 494 metres Sgurr na Stri is about half the height of the From there Monty and I crossed a little river, the Abhainn Camas Fhionnairigh, and then climbed steeply over rough ground into the coire. Sgurr Na Stri // Elgol - The view from the summit of Sgurr Na Stri on the Isle of Skye - Matty Coulson. Sgurr na Stri's summit in the background. Hikes on the West Yorkshire hills and further afield. Feb 5, 2018 - The view from the summit of Sgurr Na Stri on the Isle of Skye. I walked along the side up towards up stream, allowing 30 mins for the return journey. For me, I find the place steeped in atmosphere, there’s a definite ‘feel’ about the little village. Europe Destinations. The seaward vista takes in Eigg and Rum, and Mull beyond, but it is the view of the Cuillin Ridge curling round Loch Coruisk which is, quite simply, magnificent. They invited us in for a brew. The view of Sgurr na Stri from Elgol (to the right and looking snow free .. it wasn’t , once I was up there). We had travelled up from a snowy Marsden early on the Friday morning. The routes into Camasunary and exploring the nearby peak of Sgurr na Stri are some of our favourite hill walking routes in this part of Skye. It is only 494 metres high, which is mere 59 metres (193 feet) higher than dear old Worcestershire Beacon back home in the Malvern Hills. Most people seem to walk in from Sligachan but I was hoping to combine it with the trip by boat to Loch Coruisk. Loch Coruisk - Sgurr Na Stri - Sligachan. Or check out the Bad Step, the wet conditions had put me off doing that alone to be honest. Has anyone climbed Sgurr na Stri after taking a boat from Elgol? I haven't been able to find any routes/maps online for climbing it from this direction. Both were observers of our campsite to-ings and fro-ings. There were plans for a walk the next day, once we had skimmed our way back to Elgol on the RIB and then driven round to Sligachan. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. And I could see the distant coast and neighbouring islands of Soay and Rum although it was a bit hazy in that south-westerly direction. Explore. TOUR ALL THE FLAVORS OF SCOTLAND & SKYE! Loch Coruisk & The Cuillin from Sgurr na Stri. We had packed up camp and much standing about was done, looking out for the boat. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The highland surrounding don't have much high tree, which make the land looks likea big patch of lawn. all of Looking over Loch Scavaig towards Sgurr na Stri, the Hill of Strife, from Elgol on the Isle of Skye. It's been a very nervous day because I just pray and hope and I haven't messed up the images and it's going to take me a long time to trawl through the 80gb worth (some star trails account for that). However the pre-arranged pick up for around 9 a.m or so drifted more towards midday. Which suited me (for a while) with my seal-deer-seal-deer-oystercatcher species ping pong revelry. NB: On most days we can offer a flexible return time. Ennek a kiindulópontja az előző túra parkolóhelyétől néhány kilométerrel délebbre található, szintén a B8083-as út mentén. Apr 8, 2013 - So I got back yesterday from a trip to the Isle Of Skye. Whilst Team Ridge were toying with hypothermia on the Cuillin and I was walking up Sgurr Na Stri, Jeff had been looking to catch us some supper. The boat, Bella Jane, runs trips to Loch Coruisk in the heart of the The 8 hours drive each way to walk up a hill was totally worth it. 4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours in Isle of Skye, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours in Isle of Skye, Points of Interest & Landmarks in Isle of Skye, Boat Tours & Water Sports in Isle of Skye, Conference & Convention Centers in Isle of Skye, Game & Entertainment Centers in Isle of Skye, Giant Angus Macaskill Museum: Tickets & Tours‎, Brother's Point (Rubha nam Brathairean ): Tickets & Tours‎, Dunvegan Castle & Gardens: Tickets & Tours‎. Von Kilmarie gibt es keine Strasse nach Loch Coruisk. I've been climbing hills in England, Scotland and Wales for more than 40 years, and have seen many many stunning views - its why I keep doing it. We had a good assortment of weather during the 3 hours spent here from being able to see the ridge with blue sky and sunshine to cloud and rain but a good westerly wind kept things moving along nicely. NB: On most days we can offer a flexible return time. Most people seem to walk in from Sligachan but I was hoping to combine it with the trip by boat to Loch Coruisk. With views like the below, of Sgurr nan Gillean from near Lochan Dubha, I'm sure I made the right choice. The walking route follows the stream that flows from the right hand side of hill as you look at it. Most people will be familiar with Sgurr Na Stri, if they’ve ever been to Elgol or seen a shot from Elgol itself, it’s the steep hill on the right of the Cuillin with a gully that slices up the middle. I think the name has its origins in clan disputes and not linked to the terrain as such. CUILLINS, SKYE. Skye is one of my favourite locations and the viewpoint from Sgurr na Stri was meant to be one of the best places to observe the majesty of the Cuillin. Rising steep and rocky straight out of the sea, Sgurr na Stri dominates the head of Loch Scavaig. 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