Corran Bunkhouse, Corran (3 – 6 September 2011)

Twelve club members attended a long-weekend meet to the excellent four-star Corran Bunkhouse – Andy, Bob, Elsie, Deirdre, Dave, Cliff, Catriona, Jim, Malcolm, Kasia, Gregor and Stuart.

Thanks to Kasia for organising the meet – the twin rooms and steam room were excellent .

On Friday, the weather was mixed.
Andy ascended Creag Dhubh above Roybridge.
Stuart ascended Stob Coire Raineach and Stob Dubh of Buachaille Etive Beag.
Malcolm, Elsie and Deirdre ascended Chno Dearg and Stob Coire Sgriodain.
Gregor, Kasia, Cliff and Catriona ascended Stob Ban in the Grey Corries.

View from Creag Dhubh:

Click here to read full report from Creag Dhubh.

On Saturday, the weather was awful.
Andy chartered a boat to the Isle of Carna and ascended Cruachan Charna.
Stuart ascended Sgorr Dhonuill and Sgorr Dhearg of Beinn a’Bheithir.
Dave and Deirdre traversed Mam na Gualainn – from Kinlochleven to Callert.
Cliff and Catriona ascended so far up Beinn a’Bheithir before turning back due to bad weather.
Bob, Elsie, Malcolm, Kasia and Gregor retreated from a low-level walk to Blackwater Reservoir due to an uncrossable burn (in spate).
Jim walked the North Face of Fort William High Street .

The weather was so bad on Saturday that Bob resorted to singing Travis songs :

Approaching Isle of Carna:

Click here to read full report from Cruachan Charna.

On Sunday, the weather was much better.
Andy ascended Meall Mor and Sgorr a’Choise.
Bob, Deirdre, Elsie, Gregor, Kasia, Malcolm and Stuart ascended Carn Mor Dearg then Ben Nevis via the CMD arete.
Dave ascended Glas Bheinn.
Cliff and Catriona ascended the Pap of Glencoe.
Jim ascended Carn na Nathrach.

View from Meall Mor:

Click here to read full report from Meall Mor and Sgorr a’Choise

On Monday, the weather was again poor.
Deirdre & Malcolm ascended Stob Ban in the Grey Corries.
Jim ascended Creag Dhubh above Roybridge.

Well done to Malcolm and Elsie who have now collected in excess of 200 Munros.

Author: Andy Lawson