SMC Hillwalking Guides And Other Publications
Hillwalking GuidesThe best and most straightforward routes up Scotland's mountains.
Edited by D.J. Bennet
All the 3000-foot peaks in Scotland
Edited by G.S. Johnstone, H.M. Brown and D.J. Bennet
The hills of between 2500 and 2999 feet, and the best of the lower ones.
Sir Hugh Muro listed all of Scotland's mountains over 3000 feet.
He even checked that the ones he listed were a reasonable distance
apart. Lots of people try to do the lot and tick them off on lists.
Me.. I'm leaving them till I'm old so it's a challenge.
There is information available on the WWW:- see the Scottish Avalanche Information Service.
Scottish mountains are often named in Gaelic. E.g. "Glas Maol" for the "Grey Top". This explains these and also probably Scandinavian and Scots derived names.
This book lists all of the different estates which own different parts of the Scottish Hills. This makes it very useful for contacting the owners of areas for access permission where needed. Particularly when camping for example.
The Cuillin ridge is one of the most famous in Scotland and contains the only Munro in Scotland which needs to be rock climbed to get to the top.