“The mountains… were just black silhouettes on the skyline ahead, with the sky a deep shade of purple with pink and yellow patches swirling through. The little lochan was like a miniature version of the sky, the reflection from above providing the only light in a seemingly endless plateau of darkness.”
There are currently just over 5,500 people who have climbed all the Munros, and their names are registered with the Scottish Mountaineering Club, which allocates each climber their own unique number. Of these, Alan Rowan is no. 2,422 – but what sets his record apart is that he has climbed many of these mountains at night.
I have been following Alan on Twitter for a while, admiring his magnificent photos of sunlight gleaming on silvery tarns…
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