Braedownie Hut, Glen Clova –

Back in February 2016 the Club visited the Glen Clova hut owned by Dundee’s Carn Dearg Mountaineering Club. We had hoped at the time to be one of the first clubs to visit their brand spanking new hut, but unfortunately red tape got in the way of the new hut’s opening and our meet was…

Kinloch Rannoch Outdoor Centre, 7th/8th December 2018

Kinloch Rannoch Outdoor Centre was a new location for a Club visit. Sitting conveniently (for some) in Highland Perthshire it is very well equipped with dorms sleeping up to 24, five showers, a large kitchen and an expansive lounge. Members Attending: Jim Aire, Raymond Evenden, James Fraser, George Henderson (Fri), Susan Henderson (Fri), Jim Hughes,…

Rothiemurchus Lodge nr Aviemore 21st/22nd September, 2018

Rothiemurchus Lodge sits in the foothills of the Western Cairngorms, accessed by a track leading up from Loch Morlich. The lodge is a former military establishment which has been extended to provide self-catering accommodation and is superbly located for an assault on the mountains surrounding the Lairig Ghru. This was the club’s first visit to…

Ardvullin House, Ardgour 17th/18th August,2018

With no official club meet in July due to holidays etc, the show hit the road again in August with a first time visit to Ardvullin House in Ardgour, a short distance from the Corran Ferry terminal. The house itself was formerly a ghillie’s cottage dating from the 18th century.  It is owned by the…

Craignure Bunkhouse, Mull -22nd/23rd June, 2018

The Club’s second 2018 meet to the Inner Hebrides saw us visit the splendid Craignure Bunkhouse on Mull. The meet was originally pencilled in as an opportunity for club member Jason Bostock to complete his Munros on Ben More. Unfortunately, circumstances dictated that Jason had still not climbed a handful of other Munros on the…

Muir Cottage, Inverey -18th/19th May, 2018

  The Club last visited Muir Cottage in August 2015 and a long overdue revisit took place on 18th/19th May 2018. The accommodation is the Club Hut of the Cairngorm Club and is extremely well appointed and comfortable with showers and good sized kitchen and communal area. The location itself is a short distance from…

Croft Bunkhouse, Skye – 6th/7th April, 2018

April’s meet took us over the “bridge” to Skye to a change of venue after our original destination in Torrin was cancelled due to renovation work being carried out. This disappointed one particular member who was hell bent on putting the record straight on a certain summit almost on it’s doorstep. However, The Croft Bunkhouse…

Kinlocheil Outdoor Centre – 16th/17th March 2018

The Club’s meet on 16th/17th March took us to pastures new – the Kinlocheil Outdoor Centre situated right by the side of the A830 which runs between Fort William and Mallaig. The Centre sits towards the west end of Loch Eil and is ideally situated for the Munros of Gulvain and the Corryhully Horseshoe –…