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Walkers celebrate 100-year legacy of Sir Hugh Munro revealing how his landmark list helped them navigate Scotland’s peaks

When Sir Hugh Munro detailed the highest mountains in Scotland, he could not have imagined his list of peaks over 3,000ft would inspire generations of walkers and climbers from around the world. Here, ... read more

Sir Hugh Munro: Celebrating the man in the mountains

Tomorrow marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir Hugh Munro, whose name is synonymous with Scotland’s highest mountains and the efforts of the most dedicated climbers to get to the top. Here, ... read more

A celebration of Scotland's Munros and the man who listed them

To mark 100 years since the death of mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro, whose name is used to describe Scottish mountains with a height of 914m (3,000ft) or more, we asked climbers to pick their favourites ... read more

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Mountaineering pioneer Sir Hugh Munro's legacy remembered

A special exhibition will commemorate the life of a pioneering Scottish mountaineer on the 100th anniversary of his death. Sir Hugh Munro, who made it his life's work to map and record every ... read more


Obit: Hamilton doctor Hugh Short was a victim of sniper shooting by anti-abortion radical in 1995

Hugh Short was a respected and well-liked doctor at the Henderson ... "One of the kindest men that I had the pleasure to work with," said Judith Barlow in a Facebook post. Jody White Munro wrote on ... read more

Outdoor fans invited to bag a munro in memory of Sir Hugh

Outdoor fans are being invited to take part in a munrobagging challenge with a difference, to mark the centenary of the death of the man who gave his name to the 3,000ft mountains. Hillwalkers, ... read more

Racing’s golden alliance on ice in maiden Slipper chase

Hugh Bowman will be in cahoots with Chris Waller when he steers ... Apart from their short-priced union with Winx, they’ll join forces with Charge in the Darby Munro Stakes. They’ll be co-conspirators ... read more

'Targeted by her employer': Winnipeg woman alleges she was fired for reporting sexual assault

The woman, a former employee of Winnipeg-based Hugh Munro Construction Ltd., says she was wrongfully terminated in February 2018. She reported the assault in October 2017. Woman sexually assaulted by ... read more

Exhibition to celebrate life and legacy of legendary mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro

In 1890, Hugh Munro, an enthusiastic hillwalker, set out to chart Scotland’s highest peaks. Since the publication of his results in 1891, the term “Munro” has been used to describe Scotland’s ... read more

Famous faces on love of Munro bagging 100 years after Scottish climbing icon's death

Chef Nick Nairn, comedian Ed Byrne and author Jackie Copleton on following in the footsteps of Sir Hugh Munro. He never managed to climb all the 282 mountains named after him. But there can be few ... read more

Museum bags Munro rarities for centenary display of Kirriemuir’s famous mountaineering son

As a son of Angus, he scaled heights countless outdoor enthusiasts have since followed in his name. Sir Hugh Thomas Munro may have been born in London, but it was his upbringing on the Kirriemuir ... read more



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