The highest peak in the Outer Hebrides, at a height of 799m, is Clisham (Gaelic: An Cliseam), a cone-shaped outcrop of ancient Lewisian gneiss. [As a comparison, the highest mountain in the British Isles is Ben Nevis at 1344m.] It takes around 2–2½ hours to climb Clisham and 1–1½ hours to descend. There is ample […]

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