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02/12/19
Glencoe Moutains, Scotland
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Born for the mountains

The Scottish Highlands are unique: wild and weather-torn mountain landscape like nowhere else in the world. To master the challenge of this landscape, you need a good dose of self-confidence – plus a mountain guide like Andy Nelson and a car like the T-Roc.

Story "Born for the mountains"
Andy Nelson is a mountain rescuer and guide. He can be booked for mountain tours through the International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations (https://ifmga.info).
This imposing rock formation is known as the Three Sisters.
You can just about make out the famous ridge known as the Three Sisters in the background. To photograph them, you can climb up the mountain opposite and hope for a brief break in the mist. Or you can simply wait a while by the road until the weather changes and you get a clear view.
The A82 runs through the Glencoe and Glen Etive region. To the right and left are roads, paved and unpaved, leading off into the valleys. It’s worth taking short detours down these roads, since each valley offers its own spectacular views. You can buy maps in the small community store behind the Glencoe Mountain Rescue Centre.

Three top tipps for your visit to Glencoe

Walter Elliot Sr lives in the same house where he was born more than 80 years ago. The house is now managed by the National Trust for Scotland.
Individual settings for almost all weather conditions. With the dial on the center console, you can adjust the 4Motion drive system to different conditions (snow or off-road).