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Author: Martin Moran
Publisher: Dingwall : Sandstone Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Martin Moran has been a man of the mountains since youth. Famously, he made the first solo ascent of the Scottish Munros in the winter months, as described in his great book, The Munros in Winter (published by Sandstone Press). For decades now he has made his living as a mountain guide based in Strathcarron, Wester Ross. The Scottish hills have by no means bound or defined him though. It was after his ascent of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moran, Martin, author.
Higher ground
(OCoLC)868083836
Named Person: Martin Moran; Martin Moran
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Moran
ISBN: 9781908737564 1908737565
OCLC Number: 879289733
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Part One FORMATIVE YEARS; Chapter 1 BEGINNINGS; Chapter 2 TRIAL BY EIGER; Chapter 3 TESTS AND TRAUMAS; Chapter 4 NORTH-WEST FRONTIER; Chapter 5 THE LEARNING CURVE; Chapter 6 BASE CAMP; Part Two HOME GROUND: SCOTLAND; Chapter 7 THE MUNRO-BAGGERS; Chapter 8 FROM SEA TO SUMMIT; Chapter 9 CUILLIN HIGHS; Chapter 10 TWENTY-FOUR HOURS WITH THE GODFATHER; Chapter 11 RUNNING THE RIDGE; Chapter 12 THE SAVING OF ANDY; Chapter 13 SEA STACK TOURS; Part Three ALPINE ADVENTURES; Chapter 14 MONT BLANC DREAMS; Chapter 15 THE MATTERHORN WORLD. Chapter 16 TWO NIGHTS ON THE GRANDES JORASSESChapter 17 PIZ BADILE; Chapter 18 THE GRÉPON TRAVERSE; Part Four NORWEGIAN LIGHTS; Chapter 19 IN THE HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING; Chapter 20 THE ROUGHEST BOUND; Chapter 21 MIDNIGHT MOUNTAINS; Part Five INDIAN PIONEER: THE HIMALAYA; Chapter 22 THE GATEWAY OF WINDS; Chapter 23 SHIPTON'S LOST VALLEY; Chapter 24 JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF TIBET; Chapter 25 KAMET --
ONE STEP TOO FAR; Chapter 26 EAST OF NANDA; Chapter 27 A WALK INTO NOWHERE; Part Six REFLECTIONS; Chapter 28 A JOB FOR LIFE; Appendix I.
Responsibility: Martin Moran.

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For decades now, Martin Moran has made his living as a mountain guide based in Strathcarron, Wester Ross. The Scottish hills have by no means bound or defined him though. It was after his ascent of  Read more...

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