The Round

Tranters Round

The original traveling direction was anticlockwise in keeping with the direction choice of Philip Tranter on his round in 1964.

Ramsay’s Round within 24 hours

Ramsay Round contenders must start and finish at Glen Nevis Youth Hostel. They can opt for travelling either clockwise or anticlockwise. All summits must be visited in their correct order, depending on their direction of travel.

Double Ramsay’s Round Attempt 46 Munros within 48 Hours

Contenders wishing to attempt a Double Ramsay Round (i.e. 46 Munros within 48 hours) must also start and finish at Glen Nevis Youth Hostel, they can also opt for travelling either clockwise or anticlockwise first. All summits must be visited in their correct order, depending on their direction of travel.

Double Ramsay Round with a variation

(i.e. 46 Munros within 48 hours) with a permutation of their choice.They must start at Glen Nevis Youth Hostel followed by (i.e.2/3rds of the round clockwise, followed by returning to the start anticlockwise, continuing anticlockwise for the remaining 1/3rd of the round and returning via the same route clockwise to the finish at Glen Nevis Youth Hostel, within 48 hours).

Extensions to the Round within 24 hours.

There have already been 2 successful extensions made to the round, by travelling eastwards to include the Loch Ossian and surrounding Munros taking the total up to 27 Munros within 24 hours.

Contenders wishing to take up such a challenge to extend the round must start and finish within 24 hours at Glen Nevis Youth Hostel. They can travel either clockwise or anticlockwise whilst on Ramsay’s Round, thereafter they should continue on a route of their choice to extend the round. Once they return to the main round they must visit the remaining Munros in their correct order, finishing within 24 hours at Glen Nevis Youth Hostel.

View of the Youth Hostel

The Mamores: 11

The Mamores
1 Mullach nan Coirean 3,077
Mullach
2 Stob Ban 3,250
Mamore Ridges
3 Sgurr a Mhaim 3,601
East Mamores looking South
4 Sgorr an Lubhair:
Lost its Munro status in 1997.
3,250
Sgorr an Lubhair
5 Am Bodach 3,382
C M D Arete
6 Stob Coire a Chairn 3,219
7 An Gearanach 3,200
8 Na Gruagaichean 3,442
9 Binnein Mor 3,700
Binnein Mor
10 Binnein Beag 3,083
11 Sgurr Eilde Mor 3,277
Luibeilt

The Munros surrounding Loch Treig: 5

1 Beinn na Lap 3,066
2 Chno Dearg 3,433
3 Stob Choire Sgriodain 3,211
Munros surrounding Loch Treig
4 Stob a Choire Mheadhion 3,610
5 Stob Coire Easain 3,650

The Grey Corries: 4

1 Stob Ban 3,217
2 Stob Choire Claurigh 3,858
The Grey Corries
3 Stob Coire an Laoigh 3,650
4 Sgurr Choinnich Mor 3,603

The Aonachs: 2

1 Aonach Beag 4,060
2 Aonach Mor 3,999
Aonach Beag and Aonach Mor

Carn Mor Dearg: 1

Carn Mor Dearg 4,012
Carn Mor Dearg
On the Aret Eastbound

Ben Nevis: 1

Ben Nevis 4,406
View of Ben Nevis Summit
Loch Ossian

Martin Stone

In 1987, travelling clockwise Martin Stone took the total up to 26 munros by including Sgor Gaibhre and Carn Dearg.

From the summit of Beinn na Lap he descended down to the north side of Loch Ossian and thereafter onto these additional munros, situated on the east side of the loch.

From there he descended in the direction of Corrour station house and headed towards the railway bridge that took him back onto the main round.
He added an additional 14 miles to the journey taking his total up to 70 miles. The journey was completed in a time of 23 hours 24 minutes.

Corrour Station House

Adrian Belton

In 1991, Starting and finishing at Fersit Dam, travelling anticlockwise Adrian Belton took the total up to 28 munros by including Carn Dearg, Sgor Gaibhre, Geal Charm, Aonach Beag and Beinn Eibhinn.

He continued on the path that leads from Loch Treig to Corrour Station house via the railway bridge.

He omitted to climb Beinn na Lap in favour of heading directly via Corrour station house onto the summit of Carn Dearg followed by Sgor Gaibhre. From there he headed north east in the direction of Geal Charm before heading west towards Aonach Beag followed by Beinn Eibhinn.

Thereafter he continued back onto the main round via Chno Dearg, before starting his descent from Stob Coire Sgriodain to his finishing point at Fersit Dam.

He added an additional 19 miles to the journey taking his total up to 75 miles. The journey was completed in a time of 23 hours 57 minutes.

Sgorr an Lubhair
In 1997 following a reclassification of Munro’s tables, Sgorr an Lubhair on the Mamore Ridge lost its Munro status.

The round(s) munro totals have been amended accordingly: Ramsay 23, Stone 25 and Belton 27.