Danny Macaskill and the Cuillin Ridge

Absolutely mind blowing . . .



The best week of my life was spent around the coast of Northern Skye. A sea kayaking course organised by Glenmore Lodge took 5 paddlers around the ancient cliff faces. I watched a waterfall tumble 100 feet to the ocean, scattering thousands of droplets and forming a rainbow. I paddled into caves and felt the tide lift me up on a carpet of lions mane jellyfish. I traversed fast flowing inlets with an honour guard of seals. My biggest regret was leaving. My second, not returning.

Skye is a beautiful blend of the savage and serene. Tundra, mountain, moorland and coast. The prize for many is the Cuillin Ridge. A razor sharp outcrop of rock that pokes through drifting cloud and draws climbers, fell runners and walkers. It’s not for the faint hearted. Fancy taking a bike up there? Me neither.Danny Macsakill achieves two things in this stunning video; he…

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