Tag Archives: Cairngorm Club

Luibeg Bridge 1 and 2: the Bill Ewen photos

I’ve written before about the life and times of the Luibeg Bridge but have just had made available some great photos of its construction, destruction and reconstruction. (Pictures come courtesy of Alasdair Ewen, who sent them from his grandfather Bill … Continue reading

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Historic Corrour Bothy images

Some images from the original Corrour Bothy work party appeared recently on Facebook, courtesy of Alasdair Ewan, grandson of Bill Ewen, who took them in 1950, when the Cairngorm Club rescued the building from collapse. I wrote about Bill Ewen … Continue reading

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Bill Ewen – a Cairngorm inspiration

With a tally of nine new routes to his name, Bill Ewen’s contribution to the climbing heritage of the Cairngorms was certainly not negligible but may not seem at first glance to be that notable. But look harder and you … Continue reading

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Garbh Choire update

Haven’t heard officially yet, but I understand that both the Cairngorm Club and the Board of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland have discussed the future of the Garbh Choire Refuge and have both decided that it should be retained and … Continue reading

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