ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: July 15, 2022
Walking the Munros Vol 2 – Northern Highlands and the Cairngorms
By (author) Steve Kew
Volume two of Walking the Munros, this guidebook describes 70 challenging and inspiring routes up Scotland’s iconic 3000ft+ mountains within the Northern Highlands, the Cairngorms and the Isle of Skye. The routes, which range from 7 to 46km (with the option to reduce walking distance on some of the longer routes by cycling the approach), cover 143 Munro summits, offering half and full-day walk and scramble options.Clear and concise route descriptions are accompanied by 1:100K mapping, together with invaluable practical information on access, parking, accommodation and more. Also included are two handy indexes of the Munros – listed alphabetically and by height – a perfect resource for peak-baggers.This guide incorporates both popular and lesser-known routes, and celebrates the raw and rugged beauty of these majestic mountains.
Steve Kew is a freelance journalist and keen mountaineer. He started climbing in 1970, and since then has walked and climbed extensively in the Himalayas, Alps and the mountain ranges of Britain. He currently lives in southwest Scotland, and is an active member of the Galloway Mountain Rescue Team and the Mountain Rescue Committee. His previous writing includes three books, many articles for newspapers and magazines, and radio drama for the BBC.