Re: [prominence] A handful of Munros, and a question
- At 17:41 16/08/02 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi, especially to the UK contingent.Its usually pretty wet, but this is a very wet year, so its probably worse
>On our trip to Scotland my wife and I, with one or both sons each day,
>visited four Munros. These included two 2000' prominence peaks - Ben
>Nevis (naturally), and Fionn Bheinn.
>A question to the experienced Scottish hikers - is the ground always that
>wet in August?
We had a long run of dry years in the early 1990s and the peat dried out.
Its well and truly saturated now.
Fionn Bheinn is a very wet hill as well.
Best to come in winter.. It has been known to freeze.
The Eastern Hills are generally drier.
Bags of wee hills.