Blackrock Cottage, Glencoe 23/02/2024 - 25/02/2024

Winter Mountaineering
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Please contact the organiser to book on to this meet then arrange to pay hut fees, £30 for the weekend [two-nights], which will be fully catered from Saturday morning (sleeping bags & a pillow case necessary).

Please note that hillwalking, when there is snow lying, requires that you bring an ice-axe, crampons and have the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly.

The cottage has two floors. Sleeping accommodation is in two upstairs bedrooms (accessed by a steep stairway) each with four single beds, and in one downstairs room with two bunk beds, giving a total of ten beds. Mattresses are provided but please bring your own sleeping bag, sheet, pillow, pillow case, towels and tea towels.

On the ground floor there is a fully equipped but basic kitchen (see Facilities below).

There is a separate sitting / dining room.

The re-vamped shower block houses a toilet, wash hand basins, heaters, shower and a drying room. Heaters and shower are on a £1/£2 coin meter.

No camping is allowed.

Facilities: Electric lighting, cooking appliances including electric cooker with oven & grill, microwave, toaster and kettles, all kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery; fridge (in summer).

Drinking water from the private water supply is available from the shower block taps. There is no running water in the kitchen.

There is an open fire in the sitting room and and a solid fuel stove in the kitchen. There is a good supply of ovoids in the bunker outside at the back and kindling in the bins inside in the shower block. Please do not burn household coal in the solid fuel stove in the kitchen.Location: Blackrock Cottage, lies at the foot of Meall a’ Bhuiridh at the entrance to Glen Coe, post code PH49 4HZ.

Situation: Access is off the A82 on the same access road as the Glencoe Mountain Resort which is clearly signposted. There is parking space for around 7 cars outside the cottage plus more space across the road. Please do not park in the laybys. The Glasgow - Fort William bus stops on request at the junction of the A82 and the resort access road.

N.B. Away meets have been paid for in advance, therefore, when booking on, there is the requirement to pay hut fees upfront as a deposit. Should you book off at a later date, unless another MMC member takes your place, you will lose your deposit.
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OS Map 41 GR NN268530
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