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HIKING TO THE OLD MAN OF STORR

Broadford Backpackers Hostel

ADVENTURE

HIKING TO THE
OLD MAN OF STORR

This deservedly very popular walk climbs up for a close look at the massive pinnacle of the Old Man of Storr – one of Scotland’s most iconic places. The Old Man is in fact just one element in an array of fantastic rock features, and the views out over the Sound of Raasay and to the mainland are stunning.

Distance: 4.5 kms / 2.75 miles

Time: 1.5 – 2 hours
Ascent: 288m
Start Grid Ref: NG508528

www.walkhighlands.co.uk

The Storr and its Old Man are iconic landmarks, well seen on the drive north from Portree

TERRAIN

Clear hill paths, steep and rocky higher up. Signs warn of danger from rockfall.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Bus number 57 – 4 times a day from Portree – get off near Storr car park.

START

Storr car park on the left side of the A855 heading from Portree.

FOR MORE DETAILS & MAPS

Please check this website for a more detailed description of the hike and a very useful map to have with you:

https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/skye/old-man-of-storr.shtml