An Informal Newsletter

This is an area for members to post up meet reports, items of interest, photographs, information on upcoming meets, for sale and wanted adverts, and well, anything that won't offend fellow members. If you are sharing information from elsewhere on the internet please remember to include a reference back to the original source.


Elphin, Assynt meet – June 2023

Hi Folks, I hope you're all well and enjoyed the long weekends. After a cracking weekend meet on Skye, the next weekend meet is in June, to the SMC's Naismith Hut in Elphin. When: 9th to 11th June Where: The Naismith Hut, Elphin Spaces: 6, but up to 8 available. Phone In: email Karen by Monday 15th May 5pm. …

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Skye May 2010

Update from our meets secretary – March 2022

Hello Folks, How are you all doing? I hope you’re all keeping well and able to get out and about to enjoy the lovely weather we’re having just now. All this lovely spring weather might have our thoughts turning to the thought of Ancrum Weekend Meets, it does mine at least. I have a lot …

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Mountain Mind Quiz

Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Ancrum Mountaineering Club has reluctantly decided to postpone the annual Mountain Mind Quiz for another year. This wasn't a decision that we took lightly this year as the legal position would have enabled us to go ahead. A hybrid event was also considered. However, in the interests of …

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Covid-19 and Club Meets

Although the Ancrum Mountaineering Club has had to suspend weekend meets due to the current Covid situation, we are still able to organise day meets. The Scottish Government regulations currently permit clubs to organise outdoor activities without the usual restriction of 6 people / 2 households. However, we do have to abide by guidance issued …

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Weekend Meets list published

Our list of 2020 weekend meets has now been published on our website at https://ancrummountaineeringclub.wordpress.com/2020-weekend-meets/ Lots of good meets there. If you want to attend any of them, phone Iain the Tuesday prior to the meet (unless advised otherwise). Guests / prospective members please contact us via our web form to indicate your interest. Don't …

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