Monthly Archives: July 2013

Tarf Hotel work party

  A quick newsflash on developments at the Tarf Hotel (Feith Uaine Bothy). What will hopefully be the final work party of the year has been organised for the weekend of Friday August 3o to Sunday September 1. While the … Continue reading

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Cairngorm memories on the BBC

Just a quick post to recommend a BBC Radio Scotland programme. ‘Our Lives’ episode 5 was about the Deeside Cairngorms, with particular mentions of the Slugain Howff and Bob Scott and his bothy. Some great reminiscences about the Howff from … Continue reading

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Problem at Bob Scott’s Bothy

(This post is historical. The problem mentioned no longer exists.) The toilet at Bob Scott’s Bothy, near Derry Lodge, is out of action. Neil Findlay,¬†maintenance organiser¬†at Scottie’s, says there is a blockage somewhere about the outlet of the septic tank, … Continue reading

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Tarf Hotel update

An overdue note to record that a second work party took place at the Tarf the week after the one I reported on recently. Lots more work was done, with pointing both inside and out and jobs finished off to … Continue reading

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On holiday in the Arrochar Alps

Long past time for a trip away from the Cairngorms, so I took the opportunity of a sort of work day observing an MCofS navigation course near Balmaha to sneak a day in the Arrochar Alps. Saturday morning was an … Continue reading

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