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... for distance; and tossing the caber - and that would qualify for a "games" experience!! We walked into town, ate a bit of lunch, saw a Disney movie (the only adults without the requisite kids) and walked on to the train station, for our return trip to Edinburgh. It never stopped raining. However, this was our first totally rainy day, so far, so we're not complaining!!
To our brother-in-law, Mark - a very Happy Birthday this ...
... some snow patches to cross, and thence to the rocky summit and spectacular cliffs. As we enjoyed the summit views there was a roar of a plane and we were treated to the sight of an RAF typhoon flashing down below us in the Lairig Ghru! We met the rest of the party as we started our descent, and enjoyed their company for some of the descent as a few clouds bubbled up and the wind increased.
A great day to end an excellent week
... near the summit plateau. We were in fine weather, cloudy but dry and with excellent views.
Our descent path followed the previously missed path and ended up in glorious sunshine along the river. We saw only 2 other people all day, but several herds of deer. The heavens opened as we drove home via a pub in ...
... at first but soon cleared. It was really warm in the sunshine, with cold
spells when the wind blew. The stalkers path was not too steep, and led to the rounded grassy summit where we watched squalls all around. At least I could see the top this time unlike in 1998! We returned by the same route, finally needing waterproofs for the last couple of kilometres.
The rest of the party completed both summits returning by a more Northerly ...
... the English but subsequently rebuilt.
Following that we went to our first distillery, Talisker. Talisker's claim to fame is that they are the only distillery on Skye. Their unique whisky comes from the special Skye water, plus some other things like the malted barley which is made by burning peat, yielding the special 'smokey' taste.
That afternoon we did a walking loop around an area called Storreybreac nearby the main town on the Island ...