Tag Archives: Garbh Choire Refuge

Bothy news – Corrour and Garbh Coire Refuge

For the first time in more than 10 years Corrour Bothy will be without a toilet – temporarily at least. Renovations will mean it’ll be out of action for about a month. The toilet extension will remain, but all the … Continue reading

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Renovation for Garbh Choire Refuge

It’s long past time I updated the position regarding the Garbh Choire Refuge. As readers of the Mountain Bothies Association magazine will know, Mar Lodge Estate has finally agreed to allow the shelter to be renovated. And all going well … Continue reading

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Mar Lodge Estate news – and a DofE update

A meeting at Mar Lodge produced some news of interest at the weekend. Hosted by Mar Lodge Estate’s Property Manager David Frew, the evening meeting was a community update to let local people – and interested parties – know about … Continue reading

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Is bothies policy designed to seal fate of Garbh Choire Refuge?

It’s now over two years since I first wrote in this blog about the Garbh Choire Refuge and it seems the only thing that’s changed is that the door’s off again and someone has tried to waterproof the inside. It’s … 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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Support for the Garbh Choire Refuge

There was good news and not so good news this week for those who support the renovation of the Garbh Choire Refuge. The good news is that the Scottish Mountaineering Club is in favour of saving the refuge. Andy Nisbet, … Continue reading

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Refuting the case for destruction of Garbh Choire Refuge

I received a rather longer than usual response to the Garbh Choire Refuge page from George Allan, a member of the North East Mountain Trust. Rather cheekily, he includes a case for removing the refuge, presumably mistaking this for an impartial … Continue reading

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