Useful Info


Pronunciation of Welsh Mountains

The following is a list of Welsh mountains with their pronunciations, this is to help hillwalkers who don’t have a good understanding of the Welsh language. Please excuse any mistakes and feel free to notify me of corrections and additions. Please note, as with all languages there are some local variations in pronunciation, so please do not consider this as a perfect guide.

• Upper case is used to show emphasis. When it is all in upper case, the name is pronounced with an even emphasis.


Pronunciation of Scottish Mountains

The following is a list of Scottish mountains with their pronunciations, this is to help hillwalkers who don’t have a good understanding of the Gaelic language. Please excuse any mistakes and feel free to notify me of corrections and additions. Please note, as with all languages there are some local variations in pronunciation, so please do not consider this as a perfect guide.

• Upper case is used to show emphasis. When it is all in upper case, the name is pronounced with an even emphasis.

• Where there is a trailing CH, it should be pronounced in the ‘back of throat’. This sound is not found in the English language so is difficult to describe, it’s perhaps similar to saying LOK but with a slightly phlegmy sound with the K.


List of Wainwrights

This is a list of Wainwrights, in order of height, it includes the 214 lake district fells originally published by Alfred Wainwright in his seven pictorial guides.

List of Munros

This is a list of Munros, in order of height, it includes the 282 mountains in Scotland with a height over 3000ft (914m) as published by Sir Hugh Munro in 1891.

Sunrise & Sunset Times

Sunrise / Sunset (Aviemore)
Sunrise: 08:39 AM GMT
Sunset: 03:32 PM GMT


Sunrise / Sunset (Brecon)
Sunrise: 08:07 AM GMT
Sunset: 04:02 PM GMT


Sunrise / Sunset (Capel Curig)
Sunrise: 08:15 AM GMT
Sunset: 03:58 PM GMT


Sunrise / Sunset (Glencoe)
Sunrise: 08:41 AM GMT
Sunset: 03:41 PM GMT


Sunrise / Sunset (Keswick)
Sunrise: 08:20 AM GMT
Sunset: 03:46 PM GMT