Tagged: munro bagging

Gold in them there Munros? 0

Gold in them there Munros?

Oh, oh.. here’s another great reason become a Munro bagging addict… or even just a Munro bagger. For a gold mining company is bidding to restart an old mine beneath Ben Lui, in the...

Finally, I ran to the top! 0

Finally, I ran to the top!

The first time I took the G-Force to run Dumgoyne hill, near Strathblane, I was fairly confident that I’d at least keep up with him. After all I’ve summitted this 1400ft scenic icon several...

Hey walkers, what’s in your bag? 1

Hey walkers, what’s in your bag?

The strange thing is that only a week or so ago I had been discussing with a fellow mountain walking pal that it would be great to set up some kind of specific Munro...

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...

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...