News

Will’s Bothy (Leysburnfoot)

We are delighted to announce that we have resumed responsibility for the maintenance of Will’s Bothy (Leysburnfoot) and will begin renovation work in September.  The bothy is a memorial to the hill runner and climber Will Ramsbotham who died whilst climbing in North Wales in 1993. Full information about the bothy including access arrangements will be posted […]

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Access to Greensykes and Felling of Live Trees

The Agent for the owner of Greensykes has informed the MBA of his concern regarding felling of live trees near Greensykes Bothy, and has asked that the saws and other cutting materials be removed from the bothy. As a result the availability of saws in the bothy will be reduced and all axes removed. There […]

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No Toilet at Callater Stables

The composting toilet at Callater Bothy is currently closed and locked. It is not run by the MBA, and we are attempting to contact the Boys Brigade Company to ascertain when it will reopen. In the interim period please be prepared to toilet some distance from the bothy and bury any faeces.

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Corrour Workparties / Disruption / Toilet out of Action

There are a couple of MBA workparties planned at Corrour and Garbh Coire Refuge from 21st to 24th June. The toilet at Corrour will be out of action from the 21st for several weeks, (but there is a spade available for use until it is back in action). The area will be extremely busy with […]

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Over Phawhope Workparty – End June – Brickie Needed

We’re looking for a volunteer bricklayer or two to help rebuild the porch at Over Phawhope bothy on or around the end of june.  Also looking for volunteers to help with some ground works, some painting and some other small jobs. If anyone can help please get in touch with Beth Smith temper.moody@gmail.com

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Ryvoan – Do Not Cut Live Wood!

The Estate have expressed concerns that some people are, rather foolishly (as it doesn’t burn at all well), cutting live wood to use as fuel at Ryvoan This is an area of native forest regeneration and live wood should not be cut under any circumstance.   It’s only a short walk from the Glenmore car park […]

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