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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 Discovery Point Antarctic Museum, Dundee, which is located beside the historic ship RRS Discovery. 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 Council of 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. Carn Dearg MC - Dundee's other climbing club.
  5. MunroSociety - A new society for Munro Completers.

Other Links

  1. John Muir Trust - Join the JMT online.
  2. Mountain Bothies Association - Lots of pictures of well-known and obscure bothies.
  3. The Angry Corrie - Love it-or-loathe-it quirky fanzine for hill walking in Scotland.
  4. Knots on the Web - Exhaustive collection of links for those tricky climbing hitches, knots and much, much more.
  5. Ordnance Survey - Maps, maps and more maps.
  6. Who owns Scotland? - Who does own our wild lands?
  7. Dundee Mountain Film Festival - Not to be missed, in November each year.
  8. A Vertical World - Dundee's most popular climbing wall.
  9. 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...

Stuart Roxburgh, President

Iain McEachen, Vice-President

Alex Winter, Secretary

Cathy Kinnear, Assistant Secretary

Ken Butcher, Treasurer

George Smart, Day Meet Secretary

Pauline McEachen, Joint Weekend Meet Secretary

Elaine Leong, Joint Weekend Meet Secretary

Kevin Green, Hut Custodian

David Lebeter, Cottage Custodian

Alastair Macpherson, Council Member

Gary Miller, Council Member

Susan Sharpe, Membership Secretary

Bruce Strachan, Newsletter Editor

Brian Fenton, Web Custodian

Adrian Zealand, Assistant Day Meet Secretary

Alan Rowan, Assistant Day Meet Secretary

Dougal Roy, Club Archivist

Peter Davidson, Bulletin Editor

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

And a special thanks go out to Alan McCaffery for the many images he provided us to use on the new website.

How to Join the Club

join-usWe always warmly welcome new members into our club. Find out how you can join the Grampian Club here.

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Meets

meetsHave a look at our interactive calender for a list of upcoming meets and other important information.

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