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TITLE
Sgurr-nan-Gillean from Sligachan Bridge, Isle of Skye
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_2531
PLACENAME
Sligachan
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Portree
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
34437
KEYWORDS
mountains
Sligachan
Sgurr nan Gillean
Abraham
Sgurr-nan-Gillean from Sligachan Bridge, Isle of Skye

Ashley P Abraham, in his book Rock Climbing in Skye, very eloquently describes Sgurr nan Gillean. 'Seen from Sligachan, it rises full 3000 feet from its pedestal of dark moorland, broad of base and massive in mould, but delicately poised and graceful to a degree. As the eye wanders upward over the wild corrie, dark ravine, and shattered precipice to its summit, one cannot but be struck by its arresting presence, nor help feeling proud that there belongs to our home-land such a fine mountain as this.'

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Sgurr-nan-Gillean from Sligachan Bridge, Isle of Skye

INVERNESS: Portree

1930s

mountains; Sligachan; Sgurr nan Gillean; Abraham

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Ashley P Abraham, in his book Rock Climbing in Skye, very eloquently describes Sgurr nan Gillean. 'Seen from Sligachan, it rises full 3000 feet from its pedestal of dark moorland, broad of base and massive in mould, but delicately poised and graceful to a degree. As the eye wanders upward over the wild corrie, dark ravine, and shattered precipice to its summit, one cannot but be struck by its arresting presence, nor help feeling proud that there belongs to our home-land such a fine mountain as this.'