Autumn Meet 2020 - Inchnadamph

4 September 2020

There was a collective sigh of relief as the last person arrived at Inchnadamph Lodge on Friday evening for our first (and possibly our one and only) social event of 2020. For the weeks and preceding ...


AGM 2020

28 March 2020

  The Executive Committee made the decision to cancel this year's AGM, which was to be held on Saturday 28th March in the AK Bell Library in Perth. It was felt that this was the ...


TMS Policy on the Protection of Scotland's Mountain Landscape

7 March 2020

At the Munro Society AGM in 2019 a new policy document was proposed, which would allow the Executive Committee to act on behalf of the membership in response to requests for TMS to make submissions on...


TMS Journal No. 5

7 March 2020

This is the fifth journal of The Munro Society with an eclectic mix of articles presented in six sections. Part 1 has a series of articles on The Munro Society and its activities since Journal No...


Dundee Mountain Film Festival 2019

30 November 2019

This year at the DMFF, as well as having the TMS stand, our Munro Legacy Exhibition was set up in the hall leading to the lecture theatre in the Bonar Hall.  Some of Norman McNab's wonderf...


Annual Dinner 2019

26 October 2019

Once again the Annual Dinner was held at the Grant Arms Hotel in Grantown-on-Spay, an ever popular venue thanks to its facilities and the quality of food provided. 79 people attended, including invi...


Autumn Meet 2019 - Mull

20 September 2019

Mull and the Craignure Bunkhouse, located opposite the ferry terminal was a new venue for a Munro Society meet and proved to be an excellent choice. In what seems to be the norm for the majority of bu...


Summer 2019 Meet - Glen Feshie

26 July 2019

How hot is too hot? It was 29oC in Aviemore on the day before the meet, dropping to a mere 26oc as members drove down Glen Feshie to the Glen Feshie Hostel the next day.  This was bordering on ...


Spring 2019 Meet - Strontian

10 May 2019

Has anybody got any sun cream? I think I’d better pack my sun hat. I’m going to wear my shorts. I’d better get my sunglasses out of the car. Nobody had ever uttered such stateme...


2019 AGM

30 March 2019

This year’s AGM was held at the A K Bell Library in Perth. The Library was also hosting the Munro Legacy Exhibition and a change in venue was proposed to allow those members attending to view ...


Scottish Parliament Debate

13 March 2019

On 13th March a debate on the centenary of the death of Sir Hugh Munro took place in the Scottish Parliament (  Liz Smith MSP, herself a Munro ...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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,...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...