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The Munros in Winter

Martin Moran

The Munros in Winter by Martin Moran

In 1985 mountain guide Martin Moran achieved the first completion of all 277 Munros* in a single winter with the support and companionship of his wife Joy. Their success was a feat of dedicated mountaineering and effective teamwork through the storms, snows and avalanches of an epic winter season in the Scottish Highlands.

Martin’s account of the winter journey became a classic mountain narrative, combining his passionate enthusiasm for the mountains with humorous insights into a marriage put to the test through three months of living in a camper van. It was described as ‘the best guidebook to the Munros’ by mountain writer Jim Perrin. The book inspired many other climbers and runners to pick up the gauntlet in pursuit of new feats of endurance on Scotland’s hills. This new edition contains colour photographs plus and an introductory update by the author on how the ‘Munros in Winter’ changed his life.

*as listed in Munros Tables of 1985. The total has since been revised upwards to 284.

RRP: £14.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781905207695
Publication Date: 15/07/2011
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Print Status: Superseded

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Martin Moran
Martin Moran was one of Britain’s most experienced mountaineers and guides. Born on North Tyneside he studied geography at Cambridge University before moving to Sheffield with his new wife, Joy...