A Munro is a Scottish peak over 3000 feet in height. Munros are named after Sir Hugh Munro, 4th Baronet (1856–1919)
Sir Hugo Munro compiled his list of peaks in 1891. The table was produced in association with the newly formed Scottish Mountaineering Club (now an affiliate of the British Mountaineering Club) of which Munro was a founder member. At the time a list of significant peaks in Scotland was unknown. Munro attempted to rectify this fact.
The current figure of accepted Munro's stands at 282.
The term for climbing Munro's is often called "Munro bagging"