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News and events
All the Marilyns have now been climbed. There are ten Marilynists:
Martin Richardson, Tony Smith,
Richard Mclellan, Richard Tibbetts,
Jenny Hatfield and
As for the hills, there are currently 1557 Marilyns. The most recent addition to the set is 423.75m Beinn Dearg near Cape Wrath. This was surveyed by Jon Metcalf in July 2018 and was the first new Marilyn to be discovered since 2015 when two new Marilyns were found: Sithean Mor and Kirriereoch Hill, and two Marilyns were demoted to Submarilyns: Swyre Head and Stob na Boine Druim-fhinn.
- 2-8 November 2019, Newtonmore
An informal gathering of relative hill baggers. Some will be staying in Alvey House, some in Craigower Lodge and some will be in the Glen Hotel most evenings. Newtonmore is easily reached by train, bus or car and has hundreds of hills nearby in all directions. For more details contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 16-23 May 2020, Cannich. Details to follow.
- Beinn a' Chaorainn
There has been longstanding uncertainty regarding the highest point of Beinn a' Chaorainn, west of Creag Meagaidh. The current Landranger map shows the summit as 1052m, with the South Top as 1049m. However, the large-scale OS map still shows both summits as 1049m. A recent survey settled the matter conclusively. The 1052m spot height is wrong. The main summit is 1049.1m and the South Top is 1048.5m. There is therefore no change to the summit status, only the height. The North Top is 1042.9m.
- Stob Coire a' Chairn
This hill in the Mamores had been twinned with An Gearanach for five years, but a resurvey in July 2019 showed it to be 0.2m lower. An Gearanach therefore retains its status as a Marilyn and is no longer twinned with Stob Coire a' Chairn.