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Munroist's Companion


This book is essential reading for all those who take their Munro-bagging seriously and need to be well informed in the endless debates about the classification of Scottish hills in general, and the Munros in particular. Based on articles and notes in the SMC Journal of the last hundred years plus, together with linking commentary by the book's Editor, Robin Campbell, this latest publication begins with historical articles by Sir Hugh Munro relating his early exploration of the Scottish mountains and by A.E. Robertson describing his round of the Munros, claimed at the time to be the first complete round.
There follows a comprehensive section dealing with the definition and classification of the Munros in which the development of Munroology, starting with Sir Hugh's pioneering classification based on the existing primitive Ordnance Survey maps and culminating in the detailed analysis by David Purchase, is fully described. This section includes a Variorum Table which shows in complete detail all the chang

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Cordee Code: CWN159
Author: Campbell
No of Pages: 250
Page Size: 165 x 240 mm
ISBN 10: 0907521509
ISBN 13: 9780907521501
Publisher: Scottish Mountaineering Trust
Published Date: June 1996
Binding: Hardback
Illustrations: 6 maps, 70 b&w photos
Weight: 900g

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