Ultrarunner Completes Mammoth Mountain Circuit

Ultrarunner Completes Mammoth Mountain Circuit
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Scottish ultra-marathoner Donnie Campbell has added to the recent slew of falling mountain running records in the UK, by breaking the record for the fastest solo climb of all 282 Munros (mountains above 3,000 feet) in Scotland by more than a week. Campbell completed the round in 31 days and 23 hours and traveled self-propelled by running up the mountains, then cycling and kayaking between them. Although small in stature compared to mainland European peaks, the Munros can include sections of rock climbing, technical and exposed ridges and endless slogging up steep terrain. The ever-changeable Scottish weather once prompted Doug Scott to quip that he was well-prepared for the highest bivouac on earth (100m below the summit of Everest), thanks to his experiences in Scotland. The Munros are the ultimate mountain listicle for keen British hikers and climbers. Most take... .... Continue Reading at Explorers Web



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