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Best sounding Munro Name

Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby magicdin » Tue Jun 21, 2016 10:47 am

Stob Coir nan Albannaich
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby OpenC » Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:37 pm

Great thread :) One of my favourite things about Scottish mountains is their names

An Teallach and Schiehallion both have great names I reckon, with Braeriach an honourable third.
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby tentpeg » Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:30 pm

(Wham Bam) Bidean nam Bian.
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby NickyRannoch » Wed Jun 22, 2016 4:27 pm

All my favourites have been taken Sgurr a Mhaoraich, Eididh clach nan Geala and Schiehallion.

There is also something satisfying about going the other way. I just like Driesh.
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby Tom282 » Wed Jun 22, 2016 5:06 pm

a bhuidheanach bheag. Listen to the pronunciation-it is just brilliant. :D
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby Sgurr » Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:31 pm

Schiehallion. It sounds as if you are starting off gently, climb it, and come down to earth with a final "N"
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby IanEzzi » Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:15 pm

I've gotten obsessed with Beinn Chabhair, pronounced as per Walkhighlands - Beinn HOW-ar

Have always liked Trilleachain but I think I'm getting swept up with the meaning as well - Oystercatcher.

Also liked the (less intuitive) Walkhighlands pronounciation of Achalaider - Beinn Ach-AHlaidar
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby BlackPanther » Thu Jun 23, 2016 9:34 am

I like Sgurr na Lapaich pronounced Polish way (Skurna Uapa), also Sgurr na h-Ulaidh (sounds Hawayan) and An Stuc (where you can get stuck).

The one I hate most is Maoile Lunndaidh, because no matter how hard I try, I can't pronounce it :lol: :lol:
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby teaandpies » Thu Jun 23, 2016 12:09 pm

I like the sound of Vorlich...sounds like Klingon :lol:
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby Sabbathstevie » Thu Jun 23, 2016 1:12 pm

Well it just has to be Braigh Coire Chruinn-Bhalgain. Love the meaning too!

But have always had a soft spot for Braeriach.
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby razzah » Tue Jun 28, 2016 9:20 am

I like Mullach Clach a'Bhlair and Beinn Heasgarnich :D
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby dav2930 » Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:31 pm

Another vote here for A' Mhaighdean (and also for Bidean Druim nan Ramh if that's allowed).
I also like the sound of Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair - lots of bouncy syllables.
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby ExpatEddie » Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:49 pm

2 of my earliest Munros were A' Mharconach and Sgairneach Mhor and I love the sound of these names. Along with many others which many have mentioned.

But if I had a dog I would call it Blaven :) after the my last Skye Munro.
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby Uncle Grumpy » Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:34 pm

Spidean Mialach is one of my favourites, then there's always Tom O'Connor.
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Re: Best sounding Munro Name

Postby Beaner001 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 8:14 pm

Great thread, no right or wrong answers :clap:
Braeriach for me
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