Location: Sleat, Skye
Map: OS Landranger 32
Distance: 16 miles (27km)
Time: 3 hours
Terrain: very hilly; single track road, A-road section
The meaning of the name of this Skye peninsula, pronounced "slate", causes confusion. Sleat is derived from the Norse word "slettr" for smooth, but try this scenic rollercoaster route and you'll find more than 800 metres of ascent in a little more than 15 miles.
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