to the non M*nr*, bagging site.
3000 feet has an almost mystical quality for Scottish hill goers.
Ever since tourists first braved the Highlands, ascending and
collecting 3000' summits has been a popular activity. In 1891
Sir Hugh Munro first catalogued nearly 300 hills over this height,
and the chase was on. However there are many hills below the
magic line, some good , some very good, and there is also Beinn
recently there has been little written about these hills,and
there is still little web traffic concerned Corbetts and their
ilk,compared with their bigger brethren. So to redress the balance
and show all you baggers out there clutching your wee black (or
light blue) book, just what you are missing....... Welcome .
WANTED - for vandalism and criminal damage....
the summit of Carn na Saobhaidhe, Section 9. Worst "road"
building I have ever seen - suspect jumping gun with a windfarm
project. Please read this URGENTLY
a wee bit of history and some of my own experiences.
Follow my hillwalking
exploits. Photos from recent 'Marilyn' days: (Warning may
contain M*nr*s and hills furth of Scotland. Even some cl*mbing).
You will also find photos of Hall of fame meets and completion
Corbett bagging has started again with a fine weather visit
to Knoydart - just in time before the non summer.
In the absence
of a definitive ticklist for the topographically challenged South,
here is the list I have been working on since 1981. Using the
rules laid down by Percy Donald, this list truly represents North
Pennine or Black Mountain terrain without listing oodles of bumps
on Glaramara. (No, I have not done them all yet!, Completed Wales in
Note: Links to online mapping will
no longer work as intended. This is due
to the gougeing policies of the Ordnance Survey. To cut the costs
of providing the service, the online mapping services regularly
change their URLs, so that only the road maps appear. It would
be possible for me to overcome the URL change with a script,
but I am reluctant to do this in order to delay the eventual
loss of free1:50000 data from Streetmap. Streetmap deserve support,
click thier ads. The problem lies with the O$. Gits!
1:50000 mapping is easily
obtained - just click the "house shaped" icons between
the + and - on the streetmap page.
Low quality 1:25 000 maps
are available from the OS themselves: http://www.getamap.co.uk