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Old 11 December 2015, 13:11   #1
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Going up to Skye over crimbo from north Notts what's the best route if the weather is bad mainly snow got 4x4.

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Going up to Skye over crimbo from north Notts what's the best route if the weather is bad mainly snow got 4x4.



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Jeff at this time of year I would go A82 from Glasgow then A87 to Skye.


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Thanks billy all the best for the new year.

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Jeff, As Jambo says (actually I'd probably go that way any time of year!). However its worth checking https://trafficscotland.org/currentincidents/ before you go (or at any service station on the way) - snow is a risk, but actually a bad accident is just as likely to close the road for a few hours.
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Jeff, As Jambo says (actually I'd probably go that way any time of year!). However its worth checking https://trafficscotland.org/currentincidents/ before you go (or at any service station on the way) - snow is a risk, but actually a bad accident is just as likely to close the road for a few hours.
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I love that A1-A66-M6-M74-A82-A87 run... been doing it with varied end points on and off for 30yrs. Particularly enjoy it from turning west at Invergarry when it seems more remote and close enough to the destination for anticipation to build.

The alternative turn off for us is way back south where the A83 heading west out of Arrochar takes us to the Crinan/Oban area.

Only ever been up there in the winter once when there was snow about... an old school rear wheel drive Volvo estate coped fine.

I envy you Jeff... have a great time up there.
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First time we've been away at crimbo mick taking the sib just in case I can get in in between gales etc

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I love that A1-A66-M6-M74-A82-A87 run... been doing it with varied end points on and off for 30yrs. Particularly enjoy it from turning west at Invergarry when it seems more remote and close enough to the destination for anticipation to build.

The alternative turn off for us is way back south where the A83 heading west out of Arrochar takes us to the Crinan/Oban area.

Only ever been up there in the winter once when there was snow about... an old school rear wheel drive Volvo estate coped fine.

I envy you Jeff... have a great time up there.
Thanks David really looking forward to it got 4 new boots on the Mitsubishi taking the boat so got it covered pub 5 mins from the cottage so if we get snowed in who cares.
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