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Dates: February 24th-26th 2017
This popular winter climbing weekend will again be based at the excellent Corran bunkhouse, which is within easy reach of the major climbing centres in Glen Coe, Ben Nevis, Aonach Mor and Creag Meagaidh. Excellent ski mountaineering options are also available in the area. There are 19 places available on the nights of Friday 24th/Saturday 25th February 2017. Please contact the organiser for further details and a summary of the aims of and requirements for the meet.
Corran Bunkhouse, a few miles south of Fort William (http://www.corranbunkhouse.co.uk/). A comfortable upmarket bunkhouse with many twin bedded rooms, plus a larger room. Linen provided, good self-catering facilities, pub within walking distance that does good food.
Getting there and away:
The bunkhouse is situated just off the A82, close to the Corran Ferry slipway. Plentiful parking. It may be possible to arrange shared transport amongst the attendees. Alternatively, buses from Glasgow (both city and airport) stop on the main road nearby, and it would also be possible to get a train to Fort William and then a bus south.
The bunkhouse costs £18 per person per night.