Log 22 May 2016

ULLAPOOL weekend - 20-22 MAY 2016
 
12 members turned out for the Ullapool weekend travelling north in 5 groups:

Friday 20th May (Good clear day):
(1) Kevin, Donald and Noelle climbed CARN A’CHOIN DEIRG *(G) via breakfast at Dobbies, Inverness
(2) Robert, Ron and Barbara: SLIOCH (M)
(3) Ian G and Iain W: AM FAOCHAGACH (M)
(4) Jim and Shirley: THE FANNAICHS (M)
(5) Drew and Andy drove up after work.
All arrived at various times at Ullapool Youth Hostel and headed out for food/drink.  The Argyll Hotel and the Frigate bar proving popular watering holes.

Saturday 21st May (Wet and warm/no wind am, Clear pm.):
(1) Kevin and Noelle were dropped off by Donald at Loch Lurgainn to climb CUL BEAG (C)...mixed visibility in the morning but clearing in the afternoon.   Donald headed off Marilyn hunting to find 2 hills one of which was MEALL COIRE AN LACHAN  meeting up again at the Knockan Crag car park.
(2) Robert, Ron and Barbara: Eastern Fannaichs including SGURR MOR which was Ron's 150th Munro (Well done Ron).
(3) Ian G, Iain W, Andy Buchan, Drew: BEINN DEARG, EIDIDH NAN CLACH GEALA , MEALL NAN CEABRAICHEAN, CONA MHEALL
Jim and Shirley headed home on Saturday morning due to prior family commitments,
Following dinner most met up at the Argyll Hotel for drinks and the cool sounds of a local jazz band... a good night was had by all who managed to make it.

Sunday 22nd May (Beautiful blue sky day) and club photograph:
(1) Kevin climbed BEINN ENAIGLAIR (C) and MEAL DOIRE FAID (G) from Braemore Junction, Noelle climbed Sail Mhor (C) and Donald climbed BEINN NAM BAN (Ma). We all met up again at 3pm at Braemore junction heading home via' Smithy’s Chip shop, Aviemore.
(2) Robert, Ron and Barbara: FIONN BHEINN near Achnasheen (M)
(3) Drew and Andy: AM FAOCHAGACH
(4) Ian G and Iain W: headed home early Sunday morning.

Great weekend was had by all with an assortment of over 20 Munros, Corbetts, Grahams, Marilyns being climbed. Well done to all.
Report by Kevin Murray

* = key
(M) = Munro
(C) = Corbett
(G) = Graham
(Ma) = Marilyn