I camped with some friends beside Loch Scavaig on the Isle Of Skye over May Day bank holiday weekend. Under the snow-plastered vertiginous beauty of the Cuillin ridge. Two (wet and windy) nights, with a day between, during which I walked along Loch Coruisk and then up Sgurr Na Stri.
The 2018 May Day Bank Holiday was one of sunshine and BBQs for pretty much all of Britain. Except, it seemed, Skye. Those of us who had headed to Glen Brittle and the cloud-shrouded Cuillin were in for 3 days of drizzle and mist – but also remoteness, rock, seascapes and socials. A fair exchange. We arrived late on Friday … Keep reading >