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The Lairig Ghru

The Lairig Ghru  - Copyright Dougie Milne Photography 2019

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Behold the awe-inspiring Lairig Ghru, a 27-mile long mountain pass that cuts through the rugged Cairngorms in the eastern Scottish Highlands. Admire the snow-capped peaks of Lurchers Crag, Ben Macdui, and Devil's Point as they tower over the surrounding hills and mountains. The forested slopes of Rothiemurchus and the Caledonian forest stretch out before you, a blanket of green and gold that covers the valley below. The dramatic sky, painted with hues of blue, white, and yellow, sets the perfect backdrop for a sunset that will take your breath away. This is nature at its most majestic, a landscape that demands to be explored and admired.

This picture was taken on 6 February 2019.