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 to the cottage is off the A82 on the same access road as the Glencoe Mountain Resort which is clearly signposted. There is parking space for up to 5 cars outside the cottage. 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 a bunk bed, giving a total of ten beds. Mattresses and pillows are provided - please bring your own sleeping bag.
Downstairs there is a fully equipped but basic kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge (in summer), toaster and kettles. There is also a sitting / dining room. Our recently re-vamped, heated, shower block (see Publications for Coal-shed poem) houses a toilet, wash hand basins, shower and a drying room. Heaters and shower are on a £1/£2 coin meter. No camping is allowed.
Facilities: Electric lighting, cooking, all kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery are provided. Drinking water is available from the coalshed taps.
There is an open fire in the sitting room and a coal-burning stove in the kitchen. There is a good supply of coal and kindling in the coal shed.
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 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 has a confirmed booking. The calendar will also tell you if there are still beds available (click on the specific booking for info).
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.