Category: Munro Bagging

Call to the girls 3

Call to the girls

So it seems (according to the comments on my latest blog) that perhaps the girls do want to have more fun in Scotland’s great outdoors but they are either a) stuck at basecamp while...

The latest female tally 2

The latest female tally

I’ve blogged a few times about the seemingly disproportionate number of men enjoying our hills and the great outdoors in general. In fact, every time I’m out and about I make a point of...

Winter Munros wonderland – Part 2 0

Winter Munros wonderland – Part 2

Yet more glorious hiking and climbing in Scotland’s amazing winter wonderland this weekend. I think perhaps I have struck it lucky and embarked on my first experiences of winter walking during a year of...

Winter Munros wonderland 0

Winter Munros wonderland

I’m not at all great in the cold. My hands and feet freeze up even when I’m sitting indoors so I had never imagined that I’d a) be able to cope b) enjoy myself...

New navigation course for girls only 1

New navigation course for girls only

Again, evidence of more people keen to get out – and safely – in Scotland’s great outdoors. And another nod to a trend I have written about before. The latest outdoors course to be...

And then the sun came out… 0

And then the sun came out…

How remarkably different was Sunday’s walking compared to Saturday’s. With only one Munro top to summit to bag we took a more leisurely approach to the day. We were also gratified to find that...

Munro mystery solved 0

Munro mystery solved

If you has asked me a year ago to define a Munro bagger I might have suggested they were a little mad and most likely obsessive. Bagging a round of theses Scottish mountains over...

11 Munros in 1 weekend 1

11 Munros in 1 weekend

PIc: The Cairnwell. At 933mthis is one of the easiestof the 283 Munros. As one of my friends commented after I told him about my recent epic Munro bagging weekend: “That is so typical...