Hill-walking challenge is in the bag

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Nicola Doughty talks to an inspirational Ashgate lady who has taken retirement to heady heights with her adventures – literally.

Most people on reaching their mid 60s might think about slowing down, enjoying retirement and taking it easy. Not so for Joanne Webster.

Instead the hill walker decided to ‘bag’ herself some Munros. For non-hill walkers, ‘Munro bagging’ is a term named after the baronet, Sir Hugh Munro, who back in 1891 not only produced a list of mountains in Scotland with peaks over 3,000ft but set himself the task to climb them all…