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Skye Meet - Joint with Craven Pothole Club 2018
From Saturday 12 May 2018
To Saturday 19 May 2018
Contact Paul McWhinney
Saturday 12 May 2018


Dates: May 12th – 19th 2018


The Glenbrittle Memorial Hut is booked from 12th May 2018 for 1 week.  This will be our third meet in Skye with the CPC. The Hut is in a superb location at the bottom of Glen Brittle, and offers a great opportunity to access the Cuillin Ridge by foot, from the front door.  Not much further afield, the rest of the Isle of Skye can also be visited, including caves (yes, there are some though I doubt we’ll be visiting any of them), climbs, cycling (MTB and road) plus walking.

Hopefully we’ll be there before the midges, and are planning on a dry settled week. Other options include visiting the JMCS Hut at Coriusk.


The Glenbrittle Memorial Hut, Skye    there is a campsite nearby (if you must…).

Getting there and away:

Given the distance I’m happy to link people up for lifts. Lifts from Kyle of Lochalsh etc. should also be possible.


The hut is hostel type accommodation, with good shower, drying room and kitchen facilities (major renovation completed in 2015).  The cost for the week is £84 (assuming we fill the hut, which on previous experience I expect to, otherwise £105).  Preference will be for those booking the whole week.

I would like firm commitments (money) by the end of December.

Contact Details: 

Paul McWhinney 

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  • Mob. 07973396948
Location Glen Brittle Memorial Hut
IV47 8TA Glenbrittle
IV47 8TA