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Whisky and Munros
A triumphant John Fairweather at the summit of his final Munro, Meall a' Bhuiridh - Hill of the Rutting Stags
Whisky and Munros
The last of Mike Phipps' collection of 122 different malt whiskies
Whisky and Munros
And down it goes...
Whisky and Munros
...Shared with John
Whisky and Munros
The final Munro: Meall a' Bhuiridh - Hill of the Rutting stags
Whisky and Munros
The party makes its way in grim conditions to the summit of Meall a' Bhuiridh - Hill of the Rutting Stags

Whisky and Munros

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A couple of weeks ago Mike Phipps and John Fairweather talked about completing their ultimate quests. John has been climbing Munros - the mountains of Scotland - for the past 48 years and was about to climb his last one, number 284. He was to be accompanied by his old friend Mike, who, a long time ago, set himself the challenge of sampling all the 122 different malt whiskies. At the summit Mike would share his last malt with John. 

Last Monday, John's 60th birthday, they did it. They came along to the Home Truths studio explain how it went and how it feels to have done it all at last...


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