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Storr and Quirang


The geology of the Trotternish Ridge is absolutely fascinating dating back through ages of volcanic activity and erosion making the Trotternish Ridge Britain's longest and most spectacular landslip. The views to be had from the summit are amazing. The Quiraing is situated in the north of Skye in the area known as ‘Trotternish’. The start of the walk is accessed from either of the villages of Staffin or Uig, which are joined by a single track road.
Trotternish Storr June 2012
Trotternish Storr June 2012
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Views of the Quirang
Views of the Quirang
Southwest is the Prison, a pyramidal rocky peak which can look like a medieval keep when viewed from the right angle The ascent of this is an airy scramble. Quirang Table. It has been said that this used to conceal cattle from Viking raiders
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Views of the Storr
Views of the Storr
Views of the Storr
The Trotternish Peninsula contains two of Skye's most famous landmarks: the Old Man of Storr, and the Quiraing, which is an area of dramatic and unusual rock formations.
Trotternish Quirang June 2012
Trotternish Quirang June 2012
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The name Quiraing comes from Old Norse 'Kví Rand', which means "Round Fold". Within the fold is The Table, an elevated plateau hidden amongst the pillars. It is said that the fold was used to conceal cattle from Viking raiders. As part of the Trotternish ridge it has been formed by a massive landslip which has created high cliffs, hidden plateaus and pinnacles of rock.
Trotternish Quirang June 2012
Trotternish Quirang June 2012
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Trotternish Kilt Rock June 2012
Trotternish Waterfall June 2012
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Trotternish Kilt Rock June 2012
Trotternish Waterfall June 2012
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Trotternish Quirang June 2012
Trotternish Quirang June 2012
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Views of the Quirang
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