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Sunday 8th July 2018 - Day Meet - Beinn a' Bhuird & Ben Avon

11 attended (10 members and a guest). The group set off from Linn of Quoich at 09:00 and all walked to the North top of Beinn a' Bhuird (1197m). reaching the top around 12:30. From there 6 set off to climb Ben Avon (1179m) while the other 5 walked over the high ground to the South top of Beinn a' Bhuird (1171m). From there 3 went down to the Quoich water and 2 crossed over to the Corbett Carn na Drochaide (818m) and back to Linn of Quoich. The 5 being back at the cars around 18:00. The Ben Avon group reached the cars at 19:00. Wild life spotted included several ant nests, a covey of Ptarmigan chicks, and a few red grouse. Distances for all walks were big. 30-36km. Ascents 1200-1400m.

Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th June 2018 - Weekend Meet - Inverie, Knoydart

25 attended (23 members and 2 guests), staying at the Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse at £59 for 3 nights.
Friday
Good weather. 4 crossed on the 10:30 boat, the others on the 14:00 boat
Saturday
Weather started fair, but low cloud and drizzle came in at midday covering the tops
5 went to Beinn a Chailleach (785m) - 22km, 1010m ascent
4 did circular lower-level walk to Inverguseran and Airor and the Road-End Cafe, back by the tarmac road - 25km, 640m ascent
2 climbed Sgurr Coire Choinnichean (796m) - 13km, 940m ascent
2 walked to Sandaig - 14km, 450m ascent
6 walked to Mam Barrisdale - 20km, 800m ascent
6 climbed Luinne Bheinn (939m) and Meall Buidhe (946m) - 25km, 1800m ascent
Sunday
Hot sunny day with a cool breeze on the tops.
5 climbed Ladhar Bheinn (1020m) - 23km, 1800m ascent
9 climbed Beinn Bhuide (855m) in 2 separate groups - 21km 1440m ascent
1 climbed to Mam Meadail with one of the Ben Bhuide groups (18km 800m ascent) 1 climbed Luinne Bheinn (939m) and Meall Buidhe (946m) - 25km, 1800m ascent
7 did circular lower-level walk to Inverguseran and Airor (and Cafe) - 25km 640m ascent with 2 returning from Airor by car. 1 climbed some of the Ladhar Beinn route before returning to base
1 with sore feet strolled locally in sandals
Monday
Good weather continues. All caught the 11:00 ferry to Mallaig. Most headed home, or to Torridon, but a group of 6 headed for Arisaig for an 8km walk to find Carlotta's Eyrie.


Next Meeting : Monday 6th August 2018 - Outdoors

Edzell - blue door for a riverside walk.

Next Day Meet : Sunday 12th August 2018 - Bridge of Orchy : Auch to Beinn Mhanach to Achallater

Leaving from Myre car park at 07:00 by bus. More details to follow.

Next Weekend Meet : Friday 28th - Sunday 30th September - Gairloch

Booking are now open for this weekend. On the meet calendar it is showing that we are going to Torridon Youth Hostel but there has been an issue with the booking and we are now going to Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel, which is in the same area and gets good reviews. We have 16 beds provisionally booked ( 8 male / 8 female) but need to firm up the booking in a week's time. If you wish to go, can you please let Neil (see here for contact details) know by 17 July at latest and we will confirm numbers against members coming. Price will be between £42 and £47 for the weekend depending on what rooms / dorms we get. .

Embroidered Club Clothing

Still available. Contact Debbie & Brian for latest availability and prices at aquarian@unitelmail.co.uk.