The Munros (SMC)

written by Rab Anderson & Tom Prentice


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This fully revised fourth edition of the Scottish Mountaineering Club’s original and best-selling guidebook The Munros describes the best walking routes on Scotland’s 282 mountains above 3,000ft. 

Comprehensive descriptions in this definitive guide recommend ascent and descent routes for each of the Munros and their 226 subsidiary Tops, with maps of the peaks and principal surrounding hills to help you plan the most enjoyable journeys through Scotland’s wild landscape. The descriptions are brought to life throughout with vivid photography that illustrates the dramatic beauty of these much-loved mountains. 

Whether you are an occasional walker looking for inspiration or a dedicated Munroist planning to tick off your next peak, The Munros is essential reading for any hillwalking enthusiast.

This is an SMC hillwalkers’ guidebook, published by the Scottish Mountaineering Press.


384 pages
Size: 180 x 245 mm
ISBN: 978-1-907233-38-8
Published: 2021

Printed on FSC or recycled paper, climate-neutral printing with ClimatePartner.

About the authors

Rab Anderson edited the previous SMC guidebook to The Munros, as well as The Corbetts. He has written or contributed to various guidebooks for the SMC, most recently the Climbers’ Guide to the Outer Hebrides (co-author) and the acclaimed Hillwalkers’ Guide to The Grahams & The Donalds (co-author and co-editor). Rab lives in Edinburgh.

Tom Prentice co-edited the SMC Hillwalkers’ Guide to The Grahams and The Donalds. From his home in Glasgow he has made a career out of photographing and writing about Scotland’s mountains, contributing to magazines, newspapers, radio and television, as well as authoring and publishing numerous books.