Programme

Indoor meets are held in Jordanhill Bowling Club, Randolph Road, Glasgow. Prospective members are always welcome to come and join us.

For outdoor meets prospective members please contact us first.

September 2019


Thursday 12 September 2019 Indoor Meet – Social

Our first indoor meet of the new season and it’s a SOCIAL. A chance to catch up with what everyone’s been up to over the summer. Also a chance to taste some home baking,


Fri 20 – Sun 22 Sept Aultguish bunkhouse, Garve

A convenient location for a great selection of hills Munroes, Corbetts or Grahams, or how about a bit of mountain biking.

October 2019

Thursday 3 October  Indoor Meet – A TREK IN PAPUA

A talk with images of a one week trek in the highlands of central Papua.

Sunday 13th October  Day Meet – Rest and Be Thankful

Good choice of hills, Munros, Corbetts and Grahams as well as low level walks from Lochgoilhead. These include the Cowal Way as well as walks beside Loch Goil.

Thursday 17 October Indoor Meet – Cycling and Birding in Morocco

Different perspectives on a fascinating country that is so accessible to us, despite being on another continent.

25 – 26 October Fraoch Lodge, Boat of Garten

Plenty of hills nearby, Munros, Corbetts and Grahams as well as the Speyside way for anyone looking for flatter routes.

November 2019

Thursday 7 November – Indoor Meet

Niall McCumesty will speak about recent travels on a shoestring to some interesting places including North Korea !

 

Sunday 10 November – Day meet – Pentlands

Lots of options for longer or shorter walks, or even coffee and cakes in Penicuik. As we all know it’s always drier in the east, so looking forward to a nice weather day.

22 – 23 November – YHA at Borrowdale

Scafell Pike, Great Gable and Castle Crag and more on the doorstep.

December 2019

Thursday 5 December Indoor meet

There will be an evening to enjoy vintage slides of Glenmore activities – details to follow.

Sunday 15 December Day Meet and Social

Explore the Kilpatrick Hills then enjoy a social

Monday 30 Dec 2019 to Thu 2 January 2020 . Saddle Mountain Hostel, Invergarry.

Come and celebrate Hogmanay with other club members, in a comfortable hostel with an accessible variety of hills and low level walks.


Further Ahead

January 2020

Sun 12 Jan Daymeet – Dumyat

Dumyat is a small hill but it’s steep, packed with character and affords great views. Alternative walks in the vicinity are to the Wallace Monument or a riverside walk to Dunblane.

Thursday 16th January – Badgers in the Clyde Valley

John Darbyshire is one of the most knowledgeable badger specialists in the country. Together with colleague Lawrie Tierney, he will tell us about a remarkable project to map all the badger setts along the Clyde and its tributaries, and anything else you have ever wanted to know about badgers.

24-25 Jan weekend meet Aite Cruinnichidh – Burns Supper Meet

We have exclusive use of this simple but well-equipped and comfortable hostel, which is a good spot for access to the Grey Corries and other Munros and Corbetts south of Glen Spean.

February 2020

Thu 6 Feb – Indoor Meet – First Aid Training

21 -22 Feb weekend meet Blackwater Hostel, Kinlochleven

March 2020

Thu 5 Mar – Indoor Meet – John Muir Trust

Thu 19 Mar – Indoor Meet

Mar 27-28 – Weekend meet – Corran Bunkhouse

April 2020

Thu 2 Apr – Indoor Meet

Sun 12 Apr – Day Meet – Aberfoyle

Thu 16 Apr – Indoor Meet

Apr 17-19 weekend meet Inchnadamph

(Note this date has changed)

May 2020

May 15-17 weekend meet Ballater