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.

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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Grey Corries October 2009

March meet – Roybridge

Hi Folks, It’s the start of March and the days are beginning to lengthen a little, storm Jorge has been and gone, and in between the storms the sun is making an occasional appearance, so, it’s time for the Ancrum March weekend meet. The March weekend meet date will be this coming weekend, 6th -8th …

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Grey Corries

March Meet – Roybridge

Hi Folks, My plans for booking the March weekend meet were slightly scuppered by Storm Damage to a venue I had in mind. With that in mind, I have another venue. The March weekend meet date will be 6th -8th March in the Grey Corrie Lodge Bunkhouse, Roybridge  (website: https://greycorrielodgebunkhouse.co.uk/ ). The Club have been …

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Skye Long Weekend

Hi Folks, It’s February, it’s Baltic and Storm Ciara is about to be followed by storm Dennis. There’s even some snow on the hills- now  an Ancrum Member’s fancy turns to thoughts of the lovely sunny days of  spring, and the May long weekend meet. This year the Ancrum long weekend trip is to Skye, …

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Holyrood Reception

The Ancrum was invited to send guests to a reception at Holyrood on Tuesday 28th January. The reception was organised by Scottish Mountain Rescue with assistance from Mountaineering Scotland and was titled "Delivering World Class Mountain Safety and Rescue". It was hosted by Liz Smith MSP. ​Three of our members were able to attend, although …

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Christmas Meet – Milehouse, Glen Feshie

Hi Folks, Santa Claus is coming to town! If we’re good, he’ll be visiting the assorted members of the Ancrum, at Milehouse. As you all know, Santa is always warmly received by the Club, and does his best to give appropriate high quality gifts to those good Boys and Girls who are present that night. …

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Great Glen November Meet

Dear All, Happy Halloween! Once your guising stint is over, why not think about coming along on the November Weekend Meet, on the weekend of the 8th- 10th / 12th November? We are decamping to the sultry pleasures of the Great Glen Water Park, where we can enjoy loch views and lots of hill and …

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