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The waxing crescent moon rises over frosty rocks near the small settlement of Sligachan, on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. The distant peaks, left - Beinn Dearg Mhor, middle - Marsco, right - Sgurr nan Gillean & Bruach na Frithe.

Sligachan is a small settlement on Skye, Scotland. It is close to the Cuillin mountains and provides a good viewpoint for seeing the Black Cuillin mountains. Beinn Dearg Mhor is the middle summit of the group of Red Hills above Sligachan. It has a fine cone-like summit above its vast flanks of scree, and is often climbed with neighbouring Glamaig. Marsco is a peak in the Red Hills on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. It lies on the east of Glen Sligachan, and may be climbed from the right-of-way through the glen from Sligachan to Loch Coruisk. Sgùrr nan Gillean is a mountain in the northern section of the Cuillin range on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. With a height of 964 m it is one of eleven Munros on the Cuillin ridge. Bruach na Frìthe is one of the principal summits on the Black Cuillin ridge.