12 stunning pictures of Scotland’s most striking munros and mountains

Famed for its stunning scenery, Scotland owes no small part of its renown to the striking munros, mountains and hills that dot its countryside.

Main picture: Etive Mor by Christopher Combe Photography/Flickr

The stunning Etive Mor in the moonlight.

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Buachaille Etive More translates as the Great Herdsman.
Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the UK, is arguably the most famous Scottish mountain.
The south face of Ben Nevis from Sgurr a' Mhaim.
An Teallach reflected in Loch Toll an Lochain.
Liathach from Loch Clair.
Liathach is one of Scotland's most distinctive peaks
The views from the ridge can be quite breathtaking.
Taking its name from its distinctive shape, this marvellous looking Munro possesses one of the airiest and most frightening ridge walks in the country.
Translating as spear in Gaelic, the mountain is best viewed from the shores of Loch Maree.
Sgurr nan Gillean from Sligachan on the Isle of Skye