There are 5 different Mountain heights in Scotland, each are categorised as follows:-
Munros:- These being the highest ranges, anything over 3,000ft is classed as a Munro. There are 282 in the current list.
Corbetts:- These are 2,500ft – 3,000ft ranges. There are currently 222 Corbetts in the list.
Grahams:- They are 2,000ft – 2,500 ft ranges with a drop of 150m on all sides. Currently there are 219 on the list in Scotland.
Donalds:- Generally found in the lowlands of Scotland, as they are 2,000ft at least with a drop of 100m on all sides. There are currently 89 in the list.
Marilyns:- Are anything below 2,000ft, and currently there are around 1219 in Scotland.
Mountains can also be categorised as areas, such as Highlands & Islands, Southern Lowlands etc, here are some:-
- The Cairngorms
- The Grampian Mountains
- Cuillin Hills
- Southern Uplands
- Ochil Hills
- Campsie Fells
- Northwest Highlands
- Galloway Hills
- Cheviot Hills
- Arrochar Alps
- Lomond Hills
- Glencoe Area
- Lochaber Hills
- Pentland Hills
There are so many beautiful areas to explore here, I am still working my way around my homeland and hope to bring you more information as I go along.
Some of my favourites are the Cairngorms, The Cuillins & Glencoe.