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Kirriemuir museum to celebrate Angus legacy of Sir Hugh Munro

Mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro’s Angus connections are to be celebrated in the town in which he grew up. Sir Hugh was born in London but was brought up in Scotland on the family estate of Lindertis, near ... read more

Obituary: David Batty, leading figure at Rosyth dockyard and president of the Munro Society

Only days before his death he gave a fascinating talk to the Rotary Club on Scaling the Heights, the book he had co-authored to mark the centenary of the death of Hugh Munro who listed Scottish mounta... read more

Munro bagging: What’s so great about climbing up Scottish mountains?

Back in the late 19th Century, when climbing and hillwalking became popular hobbies, aristocrat explorer Sir Hugh Munro made it his mission to create a list of Scottish mountains that were greater tha... read more

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Three golds awarded at re-vamped 2016 APG Strategy Awards

Angela Morris from J.Walter Thompson Sydney, Ali Tilling, Hugh Munro and Christina Aventi from BMF, and Matt Furlong from UM, all won gold last night at the 2016 APG Strategy Awards. Three Gold awards ... read more


Bagging Everest

Is this what it’s all about? Bagging a mountain? Over 100 years ago, the hill walker Hugh Munro, listed, then climbed 279 of the 280 Scottish peaks higher than 3000 feet above sea level. They became k... read more

Around Town

For tickets, call (559) 583-8084. "The Kings Players announces auditions for The Dining Room, written by A.R. Gurney and directed by Hugh Munro Neely on Wednesday December 12th and Thursday ... read more

Scotland: The heights of the Highlands

The Scots have their own climbing pioneer; Sir Hugh Munro. Sir Hugh might not have climbed as high as Sir Ed, but he climbed a lot. He was the first man to chart Scotland's highest mountains, producin... read more

Munro honours its heroes

school founders Caleb Dickenson and Robert Hugh Munro; former Headmaster William Simms; Rhodes scholar and national Poet Laureate Professor Mervyn Morris, OM; late former Board Chairman Laurie Sharpe; ... read more

North American Sundial Society conference starts tomorrow in West Asheville

Local NASS conference hosts, Alice io Oglesby and Hugh Munro, designed the sundial specifically for this location. “We thought it fun to have a sundial that indicated how long the sun has been up, rat... read more

Ruby Blanchet

Ushers were Allan DeWitt and Daryl Upmeyer. Casket bearers were Danny Brugman, Hugh Munro, Dana Brugman, Michael Munro, Matt Blanchet, Rob Parsons, Ben Blanchet and Eric Blanchet. Burial was in Ell To... read more

Outlander recap: Vengeance Is Mine

Seeing as it’s late, though, the Red Coats pull over at a pub for the night. Outside, Claire sees a familiar face: the beggar Hugh Munro. That happenstance comes in handy the following day when Claire ... read more

Winners of APG Strategy Awards announced

The announcement: Three Gold awards were presented at last night’s ceremony in Sydney, recognising: Angela Morris from J.Walter Thompson Sydney for NSW Rural Fire Service; Ali Tilling, Hugh Munro and ... read more



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