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Guests are most welcome to come along to one of our Indoor Meets, held on the first Thursday of the month where you can meet members. Indoor Meets run from Sept to May at 8.00pm in The Steeple, Nethergate, Dundee. A list of events can be found in our website calendar. If you are interested in joining the club, or would like further information about our activities, please complete the form found here.

Links

Weather

  1. Scottish Avalanche Info Centre - Superb source of information about snow and winter climbing conditions in the five main climbing areas in Scotland.
  2. Cairngorm Weather Station - Up to date temperature and wind information for Cairngorm.
  3. BBC Online Weather - Detailed long and short range area forecasts.
  4. MWIS - Mountain weather information service.
  5. The Met Office - Great local (and international) forecasting, the satellite imagery section is excellent and has fascinating photos from space regularly updated.
  6. Online Weather - Detailed forecasts for mountains areas in Scotland with 3000' temperatures.

Other Clubs

  1. Mountaineering Scotland - Web site for local news on access and conservation issues.
  2. Scottish Mountaineering Club - A huge and very informative site esp. on arcane Munro matters and new routing.
  3. Tayside Mountain Rescue - Get to know the local team before you need them on the hill and support their fund raising.
  4. MunroSociety - A new society for Munro Completers.

Training Centres

  1. Glenmore Lodge -  Scotland's National Outdoor Training Centre 
  2. Ancrum Outdoor Centre - Dundee's main adventure activity provider and training centre.

Other Links

  1. John Muir Trust - Join the JMT online.
  2. Mountain Bothies Association - Lots of pictures of well-known and obscure bothies.
  3. Ordnance Survey - Maps, maps and more maps.
  4. Dundee Mountain Film Festival - Not to be missed, in November each year.
  5. Avertical World - Dundee's most popular climbing wall.
  6. Bed and Breakfast - For anyone wanting to avoid midges here is a website with B&B's located next to mountains.

With Thanks...

The Grampian Club would like to thank the following people for their help in the smooth running of the club...

Geoff Bardsley, President

Findlay Swinton, Honorary President

John Tavendale, Vice-President

Alex Winter, Secretary

Cathy Kinnear, Assistant Secretary

Fraser Rowson, Treasurer

Morag Dodds, Covid-19 Officer

Pauline McEachen, Weekend Meet Secretary

Elaine Leong, Weekend Meet Secretary

Kevin Green, Hut Custodian

Colin MacDonald, Cottage Custodian

Lorna Dalton, Council Member

Diana Carter, Membership Secretary

Catherine Botting, Newsletter Editor

Rex Brennan, Assistant Newsletter Editor

Brian Lawrence, Assistant Newsletter Editor

Diana Carter, Web Custodian

George Smart, Day Meet Secretary Coordinator

Isdale Anderson, Assistant Day Meet Secretary

Joan Lamb, Assistant Day Meet Secretary

Penny Lockwood, Assistant Day Meet Secretary

Alan Rowan, Assistant Day Meet Secretary

Marianne Kenley, Club Archivist

Peter Davidson, Bulletin Editor

Marion Sharkey, Accounts Examiner

Susan Davis, Accounts Examiner

Plus a huge thanks goes out to the many other volunteers for stepping forward and making sure we keep moving forward.

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How to Join the Club

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COVID-19 Updates

Day Meets revival continues - next is on Saturday 14 November, Covid-19 permitting (for details see link on right). Weekend Meets now on hold until April 2021 at earliest. Both properties are open for business with early bookings available at both. Covid-19 restrictions apply to meets and use of the properties. Indoor Meets remain suspended.

Covid-19 rules for Club properties:

Inbhirfhaolain - updated 4 Oct 2020

Newton Cottage  - updated 2 Oct 2020

 

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