Friockheim Walkers off to Mt Blair

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The October meeting of the club saw 17 members head to Glen Lednock near Comrie, the starting point for the walk up Ben Chonzie 931 mts.

From the parking area at Coishavachan a track was followed north easterly to its end at 800 mts then following the fence line to the summit.

The return route was in a westerly direction for 2km to join the Glenalmond track leading back to the starting point

On the outset of the walk a lone walker from the Fife area who had inadvertently got the wrong starting point from his group asked to join us for the day and thoroughly enjoyed his day.

The 10 miles hike was covered in good dry conditions taking 6 hrs approx

Next month’s meeting is to Mount Blair on Sunday, November 15 with a departure time of 8.30 am.

Pre meeting walk will be on Thursday, November 12 at the Star Inn, Friockheim with 7:30 start.

This meeting will be attended by Alan Rowan, who will give a short presentation on ‘Adventures of a Midnight Mountaineer’.

More information can be fond at his web site http://www.munromoonwalker.com.

There may be opportunity after his talk to purchase his excellent book Moonwalker: Adventures of a Midnight Mountaineer.

Anyone interested in coming along to the meeting or the walk would be most welcome and more information can be be found on the Web Site http://www.friockheimwalkers.com or by contacting Allison Campbell (Secretary) on 01575 575206, mobile 07542 198 617 or Alli.campbell@yahoo.co.uk directly.