Carn Dearg Mountaineering Club
1949 – 2017 : 68 Years on the Scottish Mountains

Trip Reports

August 2018 Trip Report

Lairg - Crask Inn bunkhouse

The meet in August was Lairg in Sutherland but with no coordinator I volunteered to post what the team got up to. All 7 had pre booked to stay at Dunroaming Caravan Site before the venue change to Pondside and found Alan, Lindsay, Vania, Jim and Janet in a static...

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June 2018 Trip Report

Glen Derry Camping / Bothy

Hello everyoneBraemar hosted the club at two locations, Linn of Dee and Braemar SYHA. The weekend's weather report was for thunderstorms. Flashflooding in Ballater and elsewhere on Friday meant only the intrepid 7 who had taken up Braemar SYHA's offer of lightening and rain proofed accomodation attended.The meet stretched to four days, with...

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May 2018 Trip Report

Borders - Moffat St Mary’s Loch

The start of the bank holiday saw club members heading down the M74 in the direction of Moffat, the venue for the May meet. Accommodation was in the form of a static caravan, tent and des-res on wheels, all located at a caravan park in Beattock.

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January 2018 Trip Report

Hut Open Weekend

Braedownie Hut

10 people gathered at the hut for an excellent winter weekend.

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January 2018 Trip Report

Callander Hostel

The first meet of 2018 was at the Callander Hostel and was well attended with 14 members.

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December 2017 Trip Report

Christmas Meet

Glencoe Ski Club Hut

Firstly, many thanks to all who contributed towards the Christmas Dinner. Special thanks to Jim Plaice for coordinating the menu list and to Neil Cameron the clubs chef for the preparation and cooking an excellent dinner, and last but not least the servers.

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November 2017 Trip Report
September 2017 Trip Report

Work Meet

Braedownie Hut

A wee update on activities at the hut at the weekend.

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September 2017 Trip Report

Loch Ken Campsite

This month’s meet was held at the Galloway Activities Centre on the eastern shore of Loch Ken (www.lochken.co.uk).

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August 2017 Trip Report

Galloway

Steall Hut

A small gathering of 7 attended the meet. Janet, Alan, Lindsay and Jim met at the top car park and walked in to open the hut on Friday night. Much later they were joined by Katie, Jon and Sonal, who lost her bottle of Rum on the walk in (thankfully...

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June 2017 Trip Report
April 2017 Trip Report

Invercroft

The venue for the April meet was the Jacobites’ hut at Invercroft, Achnasheen, attended by Alan, Colin, Dave (Sat only), Iain, Janet, Jim, Ken, Lawrie, Lindsay, Stewart and Vania. Despite a Jacobite-warning of wellies being required to access the hut, all arrived dry-footed courtesy of a raised wooden walkway across...

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March 2017 Trip Report

Glencoe Lagangargh S M C Hut

The March meet was held at the Lagangarbh hut in Glencoe with allocated bed spaces for 14 persons. This is a popular venue which attracted 16 people wishing to attend. Although we had a couple of withdrawals for overnight accommodation the club broke even by filling the full 14 slots.

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February 2017 Trip Report

Roy Bridge Aite Cruinnichidh Hostel

Despite a less-than-perfect weather forecast for the weekend, some twelve souls made it to the ‘Àite Cruinnichidh’ backpackers hostel near Roybridge. After the usual uming-and-ahing on a dreich morning, we set off in three groups.

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January 2017 Trip Report
December 2016 Trip Report

Christmas Meet

The CDMC meet to Woodlands House, Kingussie, went very well with great attendance, accommodation, food and weather.

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October 2016 Trip Report

Cannich

The meet was attended by 10 campers arriving on the Friday evening. Dave arrived first to guard the area of the campsite that had been set aside for us by the warden. Alan and co. arrived soon after and Alan widened the access a little by brushing the side of...

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November 2015 Trip Report

Glen Etive

The Smiddy

The venue for the November meet was the Smiddy at the bottom end of Glen Etive. We had a full house with 15 members & guests attending for the weekend. Great to see so many new members on the meet – welcome to you all!

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March 2015 Trip Report

Roy Bridge

15 CDMC-ers gathered in Roybridge this weekend. The weather on Saturday was pretty grim (incessant rain and high winds) so Alan, Janet, Laurie, Scott, Wendy, Josee and Jude battled their way to a bothy. Shaun, Katie, Dau, Gintas and Lucy attempted to run to the same bothy but had to...

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February 2015 Trip Report

Braemar

A group of 14 arrived at various times on Friday at the Shieling, between 4pm and midnight, those who arrived early were handed a peeler to prepare the tatties and neeps for the Saturday night Burns Supper.

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December 2014 Trip Report

Glen Feshie

Mill Cottage

This weekend saw Mill cottage inundated by CDMCers. 23 people at least (there were a lot and I may have lost count) enjoyed a great weekend. Saturday was windy and clagged in on the higher tops but we dispersed undaunted to many summits: Phil headed off to Ben Rinnes (where...

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