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simon3
2011-10-05 09:28:26
"Anne Morrissey on Beinn Narnain." from simon3 Contract pics
Picture: Anne Morrissey on Beinn Narnain. (Contract pics)

Who knows. Scottish MountainViews?
A recent visit to accompany an Irish hillwalker finishing her Munros on Beinn Narnain refreshed my memories of Scottish hills, which I have visited on various trips in the past. Then there was the reacquaintance with haggis which I like and Scottish sausages (square things, clearly an acquired taste) which I didn't.
I too have memories of Kinlochewe Hotel which I stayed in on two different holidays. Its location is great and I remember walking out of the hotel and up Slioch. The owner and his wife were struggling to make it pay at the time and seemed to work 16 hours a day. Don't remember any particular difficulty meeting my eye. Could be of course that he wouldn't meet the eye of only some patrons.

So no, I personally have no particular difficulty with discussion of things Scottish. Actually my mother was Scottish. My wife likes Andy Murray, surely another credential. Anyway what people want to discuss is largely up to them.

It could be an interesting idea to include the Munros and perhaps one of the metric summit lists from Scotland or other parts of Britain on the site. Would you use the site to Discover Scottish hills in the way that people discover Irish ones. Would you Summitteer like people do here?


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MOUNTAINVIEWS MEMBERS MEET SEPTEMBER 2018
liz50 2 hours ago.
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conormcbandon 14 hours ago.
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markwallace 17 hours ago.
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conormcbandon 14 hours ago.
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jsramsey1491 a day ago.
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conormcbandon 14 hours ago.
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An Bhinn Bhuí: Benwee Head Loop.
sandman 2 days ago.
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conormcbandon 14 hours ago.
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Bunsen7 2 days ago.
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Knockafeehane: From the horse's mouth
Bunsen7 2 days ago.
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conormcbandon 14 hours ago.
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