Braedownie Hut, Glen Clova – 28th/29th January 2022

A welcome return to the Carn Dearg Mountaineering Club’s hut at Braedownie in Glen Clova, where the 45 Degrees Club AGM and Burns Night was also held back in January 2019. Members Attending Gerry Weir; Raymond Evenden; Norrie Shand; James Duncan Fraser; Alyn McNaughton; George Henderson; Susan Henderson; Adrian Mowat (Sat); Ania Borg (Sat); Tom…

Mol Mor Bunkhouse, Torridon – 20th/21st August 2021

What better place to have the first ‘Hut’ Meet since lock down than magnificent Torridon. We werefortunate enough to enjoy the National Trust Bunkhouse, Mol Mor, a converted farm steading at thehead of Loch Torridon. The views from the Bunkhouse itself, befit this wonderful area. Members Attending Ania Borg, John Calder, Raymond Evenden, James Fraser,…

The Cabin, Balgowan – 6th/7th December, 2019

This was our club’s third trip to this hut with several of those attending having visited prior to the 45 being established. It is owned by the J.M.C.S. who keep it well maintained and equipped. A very efficient multi-fuel stove soon heats up the comfortable lounge/ kitchen area and beyond, two w.c. /shower rooms adding…

Glencoe Independent Hostel – 8th/9th November 2019

Glencoe is a regular and favourite haunt of the Club for obvious reasons and many great meets have previously been enjoyed in and around this magnet for hillwalkers and mountaineers. For the first time though we were booked into the Glencoe Independent Hostel which sits near the Youth Hostel on the back road between The…

Glencoe Ski Lodge – 2nd/3rd August, 2019

The Club’s August meet took them to pastures new at least in terms of the accommodation. The Glencoe Ski Lodge sits partially hidden in the forest just west of the River Orchy and south west of Bridge of Orchy. The lodge is an impressive two storey wooden building with enough bedrooms to accommodate the club…