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David Batty

6 December 2018

Sadly, Munro Society President David Batty died unexpectedly on 20th November whilst hillwalking in Galloway.  David will leave a big gap in the lives of all those that knew and walked w...

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New TMS Publication - 'Scaling the Heights'

14 November 2018

Ever since Hugh Munro drew up his Tables, there has been an interest in checking the heights of hills, not least by Munro himself using a pocket aneroid. With the advent of satellite GPS techno...

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Annual Dinner 2018

27 October 2018

Once again the Annual Dinner was held on 27th October at the Grant Arms Hotel in Grantown-on-Spey. Winter had arrived early with the hills plastered in snow and woodland paths covered in ice. This d...

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Autumn 2018 Meet - Crianlarich

14 September 2018

We are starting to think that Munro Society meets are jinxed. Once again, the weather forecast promised dismal conditions and 10 days beforehand the custodian of the Ochils Mountaineering Club Hut i...

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Summer 2018 Meet - Aultguish

27 July 2018

The sun was splitting the skies as people travelled north for the summer meet. This was an extremely unusual weather phenomenon for a Munro Society meet – could it last? Of course not! The ...

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Spring 2018 Meet - Brecon Beacons

18 May 2018

Nine members attended the meet based at the White Hart Inn. The President and Immediate Past President travelled from Scotland with the other members all based in England. The weather stayed fine...

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2018 AGM

14 April 2018

The AGM was held at Birnam Arts and Conference Centre on 14th April 2018 and was attended by 55 members. President Stewart Logan opened the proceedings with a report on last year’s activities,...

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Annual Dinner 2017

28 October 2017

The Annual Dinner was held on 28th October at the Grant Arms Hotel in Grantown-on-Spey. On Saturday morning a group of 11, led by Eleanore Hunter, went on a walk to Ryvoan Bothy in memory of the ...

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Autumn 2017 Meet - Galloway

22 September 2017

Apparently it doesn’t always rain in Galloway; but when the Munro Society held its autumn meet there, it did! The venue was the Galloway Activity Centre on Loch Ken. Some of the party had c...

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Small Hydro Schemes Survey

13 September 2017

The Munro Society is supportive of small hydro schemes and the green energy they produce. However, we have seen evidence that Contractors/Developers have not reinstated the access tracks and envi...

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Summer 2017 Meet - Corran

28 July 2017

Fifteen people plus one dog attended the July meet at Corran. The Corran Bunkhouse provided upmarket accommodation with an excellent drying room, which unfortunately was tested with weather more aki...

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Spring Meet - Carbost, Skye

12 May 2017

After three weeks of stunning spring weather the arrival of 21 Munro Society members and their guests coincided with a rapid deterioration in weather conditions on the west coast. The venue for the ...

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2017 AGM

1 April 2017

The AGM was held at Birnam Institute on 1st April 2017 attended by 52 members. President Stewart opened the proceedings with a report on the past year’s activities. He paid particular thanks t...

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Munro Society Journal No. 4

17 December 2016

The Munro Society Journal No. 4 was sent out to members in December 2016. These can be purchased for £12 incl. p&p.  Content Editorial Bothy Poems - Roderick Manson Mun...

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Dundee Mountain Film Festival

25 November 2016

Several members manned The Society's stand at the Dundee Mountain Film Festival on 25th and 26th November 2016. As in previous years the main benefit comes from The Society having a presence at ...

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2016 Autumn Meet - Inchnadamph

23 September 2016

Inchnadamph Lodge is a large hostel which can accommodate over fifty. The price includes breakfast in the dining room each morning. We were allocated three dormitories, and I chose a bunk in a f...

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2016 Summer Meet - Patterdale

3 June 2016

The George Starkey Hut was an ideal venue.  It’s large and well equipped and has a good drying room – the most important feature for our three days. Sadly, Anne had to cancel at lat...

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2016 Spring Meet - Braemar

22 April 2016

Those attending this year’s spring meet were treated to the usual mix of weather with warm spring-like weather on Friday, full-on winter conditions on Saturday and then simply alpine perfectio...

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