The image top is from the road around the
top of Skye and travelling down the east coast
towards Portree with the 719 m / 2,359ft The
Storr about 3 miles south.
When travelling up towards Portree, from 7
miles south, you will see The Storr in the
distance behind Portree. When travelling down
the east coast towards Portree, you start to
see The Storr from about 15 miles north.
This is probably the most notable landmark
on Skye with its Jagged Cliffs and
There is a large car park with toilets by
the roadside for many cars and campers, with
the start of the path having a Cairn with
The car park has a small charge.
It takes about 30 minutes to walk up the
steep in places Path to the Pinnacles and
Cliffs, probably take over an Hour to hike to
the Top from there. Most people just walk up to
There is a popular Circular Hike up and
around the top of this Range that takes between
4 and 5 hours. Hike
1955 - the 50m / 164ft high Pinnacle, the
Old Man of Storr, was first Climbed by the
famous Mountaineer Don Whillans. A few others
have completed this treacherous feet since,
with the rock said to be extremely unstable.
Pics of a Climber
2005 - one of the largest Environmental
Artworks in Britain was staged at the Old Man
of Storr and the Storr Cliffs. The whole
Mountain was Lit Up producing amazing affects.
2009 - a Photograph from The Storr over to
Raasay and South Rona won a Landscape Photo of