Munro FAQs

During the course of registering new Munroists, the Clerk of The List receives a cornucopia of interesting details about individuals and their Rounds. Some of this is presented below as answers to questions which other hill-goers have asked. This information is by no means comprehensive and the Clerk is always happy to receive relevant updates.

Please note that this information was compiled by the previous Clerk Dave Broadhead from correspondence received since 2007 plus information published in SMC Journals prior to that. It has been updated by Alison Coull.

Donnie Campbell (not registered) completed on 2 September 2021 taking 31 days, 23 hours and 2 minutes Stephen Pyke (not registered) Compleated on 3 June 2010 taking 39 days 9 hours 6 minutes.

Robert Waterston (3210) took 69 years, finishing at the age of 80.

This has gradually decreased over the years:

Andrew Nisbet (106) aged 18
Fraser Wallace (6939) aged 17
Simon Dale (281) aged 14
David Kale (494) aged 13
Lynn Batty (1517) aged 11
Ben Fleetwood (4954) aged 10 years 3 months
Cliona & Nuala McCheyne (5117 & 5118) aged 10
Daniel M. Smith (5216) aged 9

Those Compleating in their 80th year include Louis Skinner (2710), Pamela E. Wigston (4408), Alasdair Macpherson (5305), Rod Shaw (6363) and Howard Andrew (6518)

Steve Fallon (1045) has registered 16 Rounds

Hazel Strachan (3438) has registered 10 Rounds

Climbing Munros attracts walkers from all over the world. Some are foreign nationals living in the UK while many have made regular visits to Scotland from overseas.

AUSTRIA
Anja Bruske (4755)

AUSTRALIA

Wilf Williams (6621)

BELGIUM
Frank Schyvens (5415) + Donalds
Bart Teugels (5504)
Michel Van Herck (5940)

CANADA
Kenneth Pirie (2921)
Robert Wright (3508)
Marthe Josee Kellas (4409)
Nicole Bourque (4647)
Stephen Walter (6570)
Mike Jacobs (6610)

CZECH REPUBLIC
Pavel Hubacek (5394)

DENMARK
Jesper Jorgensen (5214)

FRANCE
Emmanuelle Tulle (6177)

GERMANY
Klaus Schartz (788)
Bernhard Lapp (1173) + Tops
Simon Waddicor (2308) + Corbetts + Grahams
Jan Lawen (2328)
Manuel Lapp (3298)
Andreas Ruhnke (5038)
Gudrun Clapier Edward (5175)
Nicole Morschett (5310)
Gerhard Mors (6005)
Cord Wischhofer (6224)
Frank Muller (6225)
Maja Staerke (6229)
Nikko Strassburg (6349)
Robin Struebig (6461)
Derek Stuart (6641)
Heike Funke (6653)
Henning Rische (7013)

ITALY
Rocco Giudice (6952)

JAPAN
Akihiko Tamura (5560)

NETHERLANDS
Johan de Jong (1423) + Corbetts
Machiel Rosenbrand (2387)
Martin Snijders (3299)
Anne Van Der Wal (4517)
Jan Vijfhuizen (4518)
Hein Hogenhuis (3685)
Jaap Roell (3769)
Bart Hogenhuis (4730)
Willem Vermeulen (4731)
Chantal E. N. Elson (4747)
Theo J. M. Beunen (5313)
Robin C. S. Verbeek (5339)
Renate Powell (6287)
Roel Bouwman (6775)
Paula Hubens (6658)

NORWAY
Andrew McInally (6677)

POLAND
Kalina Slusarska (6989)

PORTUGAL
Marina Amaral Lamont (6318)

SINGAPORE
H. H. Tsai (717)

SWITZERLAND
Andres Von Kanel (6579)

USA
Kathleen Slocum (474)
Karen Maitland (4629)
Frank G. Joyce (4808)
Peter Greenwood (5028)
Bengt Karlsson (5886)
Cat Newsheller (6600)

David Barraclough (4637) did some research involving many hours of “wheeling” round maps and concluded:

Carn an Fhidhleir from Linn of Dee, via White Bridge = 11.40 miles.
A’ Mhaighdean from Incheril via Gleann Bianasdail = 10.98 miles.
Beinn Bheoil from Rannoch Lodge via Benalder Cottage = 10.46 miles.
Ruadh Stac Mor from A832 near Corrie Hallie via Sheneval = 10.37 miles.
Ben Alder from Corrour station via Loch Ossian = 10.34 miles.
Mullach na Dheiragain from A87 near Cluanie Inn via Alltbeithe = 10.25 miles.
An Sgarsoch from Linn of Dee via White Bridge = 10.16 miles.