Perhaps it'd be nice to mention Scotland's answer to the yeti? He's the Old Grey Man of Ben Macdui, a mysterious spectre who is said to dog the footsteps of lone climbers in the fog. 'Sightings' do apparently take place, though I've never met anyone who's experienced such a thing. One of Scotland's famous early mountaineering pioneers (I forget which one, so how famous was he really?) was the first to make a report, when he fled from the mountain in terror of the sound of giant strides crunching unseen through the snow behind him... spooky
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."