Ring of Steall Skyrace full race film – PLUS Devil’s Ridge scramble (Skyline Scotland weekend 2019)

by Mar 29, 2021Advice, Races, Skyline Scotland, Skyrunning0 comments

Written by Claire Maxted

March 29, 2021

Watch Wild Ginger Running fan Alan Konopka run the Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace 2019 (including the dicey Devil’s Ridge scramble section) on a beautiful day with STUNNING views of the Scottish mountainside including the Mamores and Ben Nevis. Part of the Skyline Scotland.

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“A variation of the classic ‘Ring of Steall’ ridge-walking route this 29km / 2,500m mountain race has spectacular views of Ben Nevis from the Mamores and includes short sections of easy scrambling.”

The Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™ follows in the tradition of Skyrunning, which consists of uncompromising mountain running, such as scrambling along mountain ridges with steep ascents, traverses and descents on technical and challenging terrain.

This Skyrunning race route incorporates two lofty ridges within the Mamores, including the Devil’s Ridge, which provides a thrilling and airy traverse with Glen Nevis visible ahead and as a yawning drop far below, and Ben Nevis beyond and towering above.

The race route is set within the Mamores, which are an east – west series of majestic Munros (Scottish Mountains over 3,000ft / 914m) and in this route there are four that will be summited. The Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™ was an immediate hit in 2016 and has already established itself in year one as a classic Skyrunning event.

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