ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: June 1, 2012
50 Best Routes on Skye and Raasay
By (author) Ralph Storer
Skye’s bristling mountains and sweeping coastline offer an enormous selection of walking and climbing routes through some of the most beautiful and dramatic landscapes in Scotland. For this popular guide, Ralph Storer has selected the very best walks on the island to demonstrate the variety it has to offer new visitors and seasoned campaigners alike. The walks, scrambles and climbs he has gathered offer varying levels of difficulty, from gentle coastal strolls to challenging mountain ascents. This edition of the guide has been brought fully up to date and much new information has been added. As well as guiding the climbers and walkers around the Misty Isle, there are sections on geology, history, wildlife and much more, and comprehensive visitor information is included. Maps and the author’s striking photographs make this an essential guide for all lovers of this most Scottish of islands.
Ralph Storer was born in England but now lives in Edinburgh, where he has worked for many years in the field of Information Technology, latterly lecturing in computer studies at Napier University. He has written many books including a novel, and is a well known and respected author of hill-walking guidebooks. He has walked and climbed extensively all over the world, but feels particularly at home in the Scottish Highlands.