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Hello, these are the home pages of the Monklands Ramblers Club, one of the largest R.A. clubs in Scotland, and the first Scottish R.A. club on the Internet! We are based in the Monklands area of Central Scotland in North Lanarkshire, some 12 miles east of Glasgow.

The two major towns in the area are Airdrie and Coatbridge, and it is from these towns that the majority of our 150+ members come from. There are also a significant number of members from other areas of Lanarkshire, in particular, Hamilton and Blantyre...Read More
Social Events 2018
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Buachaille Etive Mor
Buachaille Etive Mor in Glencoe, Argyll, is one of the most beautiful mountains in Scotland. The picture of it below was taken a short time ago by a camera at the Glencoe Mountain Ski Centre.

Buachaille Etive Mor a short time ago. Refreshes every few minutes during daylight. Click on the image for a larger version.
 
Next Walk
Note:
1. If you are calling, and leave a voice message, please leave your name and pick up point.
2. There are 2 walks on this day. It has an earlier first pick up time in
Airdrie at 8am. This is due to the distance to Arran
3. Friends and family that would like to come with the hikers but don't want to participate on the walks, are still welcome to join us and expplore Arran
  • Date: Saturday, 21 July 2018
  • Leader 1: David Dunn
  • Location: Arran (Goat Fell)
  • Distance: 13.5km / 8.5Mls
  • Grade: A (?)
  • Pick Up Point: Airdrie at 8am Map to Airdrie pick-up point
  • Booking: To book your place, contact David on:
    Phone - 01236 434706

    This will be an earlier start of 8am sharp at Airdrie since we will be taking the 9.45am ferry from Ardrossan to Brodick.

    The bus stays on the mainland and will return to collect the walkers who should arrive back in Ardrossan at 8.15pm (on the 7.20pm ferry from Brodick).

    Passengers should take change of clothes and all valuables with them since not yet clear if same bus will return in the evening and unfortunately we will not have time to leave any items at the left luggage due to the need to getting a bus to the beginning of the walks.

    The club will subsidise transport costs with a combined £15 fare which includes bus and ferry (normal ferry return price £7.80). Children aged under 16, fare will be £7 (bus and ferry). (The new walker £5 fare will not apply on this walk.)

    Both of the walks will start with a local bus trip from Brodick. Anyone with NEC senior cards should bring for free travel. Full fare prices are about £3 each way (only 1 journey for the hill group).

  • Leader 2: Christine McMahon
  • Location: Arran (Sannox to Lochranza (reversed in programme))
  • Distance: 16 Km / 10 Miles
  • Grade: C+ (?)
  • Booking: As above
Midweek Walk
  • Date: Wednesday, 15 August 2018
  • Location: Drumpellier to Hogganfield Loch and back
  • Leader: David Dunn
  • Distance: 17 Km / 11 Miles
  • Grade: C (?)
  • Meeting Point:
    Meet at Drumpellier Park Visitor Centre at 12noon. Time for a tea/coffee stop at the Fort before the return walk back or bring a packed lunch/snack if you prefer. Good paths for most of the walk
  • Booking: To book your place, contact David by
    phone on 01236 434706
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