The highest mountain pass in all of Britain (based on ascent) is Bealach na Ba (“Cattle Pass”), which is located in Western Scotland between the towns of Tornapress and Applecross. The pass ascent begins at sea level at Applecross and rises to 2,054 ft (626 meters) as it winds through the mountains of the Applecross peninsula.
Besides the pass road being quite high and steep with many hairpin turns, the single-track road is meant for two-way traffic. Harrowing! I am so glad that I was not driving and, instead, was distracting myself by taking photos. However, my husband and I both agree that the fine views going up, from the top, down the far side, and back again made the journey very worth the time and anxiety.
This panorama was taken from the viewpoint at the top of the pass. My husband and I were fortunate to have good weather, allowing us to see the Inner Hebrides all the way to our evening destination of the nearby Isle of Skye.