We set off around 9:30am from Newtonmore with the aim of bagging A' Chailleach (Monadh Liath). A fairly easy walk ensued which didn't feature the conditions warned of by MWIS (initially).
Saturday, 23 March 2013
Wednesday, 13 March 2013
The annual Mountain Mind Quiz is a chance for clubs to pit their knowledge against each other in competition for a trophy, with all proceeds going to a good cause: Tayside Mountain Rescue. This year it was organised by Ancrum Mountaineering Club, and we sent a team along to the Queen's Hotel with no real expectations other than a bit of fun.
Sunday, 10 March 2013
We woke to a Dundee covered in snow and anticipated being at least ankle deep in powdery snow up in the mountains of Glen Lyon. Four of us had decided to attempt a few of the four Munros to the east of the glen, leaving the rest of the group to go and do Stuchd an Lochain.
Sunday, 3 March 2013
Our destination this week was meant to be Arrochar, but just as with the previous week's trip, we had to adapt to circumstances and go elsewhere. On this occasion it was due to being given the keys to a minibus that was nowhere to be found, and by the time an alternative had been provided it was too late to go further afield, so a return trip to Blair Atholl it was.
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Alison and Kit organised a pub quiz for us in our usual meeting place, Clarks on Lindsay Street. Questions ranged over sport, history, geography, film, science and more and included a test of our ability to recognise land masses, famous faces, and a visual reference to a particularly notorious incident...