Glencoe October 2009

October Glencoe (Blackrock Cottage) meet

Hello Folks, It’s October, the nights are drawing in, and the leaves are turning on the trees, autumn is here. What better way to spend an Autumn evening than in front of a warming fire, with friends at the Ancrum October Weekend Meet? This October Weekend Meet is a trip to the mighty Blackrock Cottage, …

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2020 Day Meet Programme published

Our programme of day meets for 2020 has now been published on our website at https://ancrummountaineeringclub.wordpress.com/2020-day-meets/ Day meets are the last weekend of the month, usually the Sunday but occassionally on the Saturday. Meets are to a general area and it is up to the members attending as to exactly which hill / walk is …

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Mountain Mind Quiz (Battle for the Boot)

The Ancrum will be hosting the annual Mountain Mind Quiz in March 2020. Club's and organisations are invited to send teams of 2 - 3 individuals to participate for the winning place trophy or highly sought after last place "The Boot". If you can't form a team, then come along as a spectator. 18th March …

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Achansheen April 2010

August Meet – Achnasheen

Hi Folks, I hope you're enjoying the summer and have had a good holiday. August is upon us and perhaps your thoughts are turning to the hills and the Ancrum Mountaineering Club August Weekend Meet, this coming weekend, 9th -11th August. this month we are heading to Inver Croft in Achnasheen. Inver is a croft …

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Glen Feshie (Cairngorms) June meet

Hello Folks, Has anyone spotted summer yet? Or was that it over the Easter Weekend? Despite the lack of summer weather we do have the longer daylight hours, and it being June, an Ancrum Member's fancy turns to the hills for nice longer days up high amongst the lofty summits, the Ancrum June Weekend and …

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Grey Corries October 2009

Raeburn Hut, Laggan

Hi Folks, After an interesting start to the year weatherwise, where we've been alternately frozen or warmed up a bit much or a cold again, Spring is upon us, and an Ancrum Member’s fancy turns to Easter Eggs, the Easter Bunny and the hills- speaking of which…. the April weekend meet is upon us next …

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Skye

Skye meet

Hi Folks This is the final reminder from me to you, that payment is due for the Skye Meet. Not all payments are in. No payment (or not arranging payment) will mean you losing your place on the meet. The payment due is £54, with cheques payable to the Ancrum Mountaineering Club. Please could you …

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Club members on the corbett of Beinn a Chullaich October 2017

Mountain Aid: the hillwalkers’charity

Ancrum members and supporters are invited to take part in Corbetts for Courses this May   Mountain Aid: the hill walkers’ charity, is excited to announce its May 2019 fundraising initiative Corbetts for Courses. For a day Mountain Aid want to encourage hillgoers to become Corbett Connoisseurs and raise valuable funds to ensure Mountain Aid …

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Fred Conacher Snr – final munro

During his lifetime Fred climbed all the munros except for Derry Cairngorm. What could be a better farewell than scattering his ashes on this hill? On Saturday 1st June a party of Fred's family and friends will be doing just this. We have received the following invitation from Fred Conacher Jnr. Fred's last Munro was …

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George Sharkey RIP

It is with great sadness that we need to advice our members of the passing away of club member George Sharkey. We understand that George (63) had been unwell for a short time prior to his death. Although it has been some time since he attended a club meet he was still active in the …

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