Buachaille Etive Mor
members in 'period dress'
Location: Blackrock Cottage, lies at the foot of Meall a’ Bhuiridh at the entrance to Glen Coe, post code PH49 4HZ. OS map 41, GR NN268530.
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.
Accommodation: 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 and pillows are provided (bring your own pillow case if you want a clean one). Bring your own sleeping bag.
On the ground floor there is a fully equipped but basic kitchen (see Facilities below).
There is a separate sitting / dining room.
The recently re-vamped shower block (see Publications for Coal-shed poem) 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.
Fees: £10.00 per person per night. £8.00 for members of clubs with reciprocal rights. £5.00 for LSCC members. A booking deposit is required. Please contact the Blackrock Bookings & Finance Secretary Jean Hunter.
Hut Availability: These are shown on the calendar below. Please note that the days marked as booked refer to the nights for which the cottage is booking.
Note that the hut is only available for bookings by recognised Clubs and certain affiliated individuals.
Please do get in touch if you would like to know more about LSCC, how to join or to enquire about or make a hut booking.
See 'What we do' for some extracts from recent Meets.