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Black Cuillin hills, Isle of Skye

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Black Cuillin hills, Isle of Skye
Isle of Skye - Glenbrittle, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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About the photo:

There are two sets of Cuillin Hills on the Isle of Skye - the 'Red' Cuillins, near Sligachan, and the more remote, rocky peaks of the 'Black' Cuillins, near Glenbrittle. This view of the Black Cuillins was taken from the Fairy Pools, a series of deep, clear water pools in the Allt Coir a Mhadaidh, in the middle of Glen Brittle (note the difference in spelling; Glenbrittle is the hamlet near the coast, and Glen Brittle is the name of the valley). There is a Forestry Commission parking area on the road to Glenbrittle and a signposted trail following the burn towards base of the hills.

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