The Munro Files

The Munros probably don't need any introduction, but just in case... The Munros are a list of mountains in Scotland that are 3,000ft or over, catalogued by Sir Hugh Munro and published in 1891. There are currently 282 Munros and the pursuit of 'compleating' the Munros has become very popular over the last few decades …

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A Ridge Too Far – A Winter Epic!

Back in February 2011 I learnt a valuable lesson. Phil and I totally underestimated two classic Munros in the Mamores. Relatively inexperienced, we also overestimated our own winter mountain skills. Either one of us could have been carried out by Mountain Rescue, injured or worse still. Dave who accompanied us was far more experienced, he must have wondered how …

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