Walks Programme

July to December 2017

DATEGRADE
Contrib
LEADERLOCATIONCOMMENTDEPART
TIME
Sat
23 Sep
A
£7.00
Brian Brown
07734325660
Beinn Narnain and Beinn Ime. Two Munros starting from Succoth carpark, Arrochar. Distance is 8.5 miles, 4330 feet total climb for both Munros. Hill paths throughout though these are steep and eroded in places. Some easy scrambling required.
This is a walk over moderately challenging terrain, rocky in places, boggy in others. Therefore, full equipment is needed: boots, poles and waterproofs plus sufficient additional food and clothing. Meet at Brymner Street, 9am then drive to the carpark at Tarbet(Loch Lomond) by 10 am for toilet stop then on to Succoth carpark at Arrochar by 10.15, aiming to start walking by 10.30.9.00
Wed
27 Sep
01475 639639
01475 722548
Afternoon walks starting at Lunderston Bay car park.Length and type of walk to suit weather and those attending.12:15
Sat
30 Sep
B
£12
Aundrey Dresh
07958024357
East Kip, West Kip and Scald Law from Threipmuir. An excellent circuit from the north side of the Pentlands tackles West and East Kip en route to Scald Law. It then returns to start via Green Cleuch.Clear hill paths, rough sections, steep on the Kips.
7.25 miles, 1500 feet ascent.
8:00
Wed
4 Oct
Dave Souza
01475 631654
Afternoon walks starting at Lunderston Bay car park.Length and type of walk to suit weather and those attending.12:15
Sat
7 Oct
C+
£5 ferry fare + bus fare
Dave Souza
01475 631654
From Benmore Gardens, up Puck's Glen at an easy pace for views of waterfalls, return via woodland trail to Invereck.7 miles. Good paths, tracks and minor roads, steps up Puck's Glen inc. Upper loop. Meet Gourock Pier, Argyll ferries waiting room 8.40 for 8.50 ferry to Dunoon8.50
Ferry Terminal Gourock
Wed
11 Oct
01475 639639
01475 722548
Afternoon walks starting at Lunderston Bay car park.Length and type of walk to suit weather and those attending.12:15
Sat
14 Oct
COWALFESTMore details to follow
Wed
18 Oct
01475 639639
01475 722548
Afternoon walks starting at Lunderston Bay car park.Length and type of walk to suit weather and those attending.12:15
Sat
21 Oct
C+ or B+
Ferry fare £5
Bus fare £6.20 rtn
Margery BicketBraes of Glen Fyne.
Over road and track, past a hazelnut wood and on to the Shining Burn, the site of a gold mine.
Meet at Argyll ferry terminal, Gourock at 7.45 for 7.50 ferry, 8.50 bus from Dunoon. Quick coffee at Loch Fyne Oysters, then a choice of walks as we go.
7.50 Ferry Terminal Gourock
Wed
25 Oct
01475 639639
01475 722548
Afternoon walks starting at Lunderston Bay car park.Length and type of walks to suit weather and those attending.12:15
Sat
28 Oct
BBill Johnston

01475 522650
Largs to Seamill on part of the Ayrshire Coastal Path, visiting Hunter Castle and Portencross Castle on the way. 14 miles all on the flat. Meet Largs ferry terminal 10.00am. Returning by bus. Bring bus pass10.00
Largs Ferry Terminal
Wed
1 Nov
01475 639639
01475 722548
Afternoon walks starting at Lunderston Bay car park.Length and type of walks to suit weather and those attending.12:15
Sat
4 Nov
C
Dorothy Duddy
07854 145 783
Port Glasgow to Langbank via Kilmacolm. 10 milesBus from Port Glasgow Town Hall to Marloch Avenue, then walk to Kilmacolm and on to Langbank, finishing with refreshments at Langbank Lodge. Train home. Bring bus pass9:00 Tesco Port Glasgow
Wed
8 Nov
01475 639639
01475 722548
Afternoon walks starting at Lunderston Bay car park.Length and type of walk to suit weather and those attending.12:15
Sat
11 Nov
C+
£4.50
Brian Brown
07734 325 660
The Magnificent Seven is a circular walk through seven of Glasgow's less well known green spaces. Starting in Linn Park we will go through King's Park, Castlemilk Park, Cathrin Braes, Windlaw and Mid-Netherton farms, pass through the Cart and Kittoch Valleys to end back at Linn Park.Distance is 10,5 miles, approximately 1000 feet of climb over the whole walk(passing through Glasgow's highest point at 650 feet) Mostly paths, some hillsides and short sections of pavement. Boots needed, poles optional.
Meet Brymner St 9:00am, Linn Park at 10am and start walking at 10.15am.
9:00
Wed
15 Nov
01475 639639
01475 722548
Afternoon walks starting at Lunderston Bay car park.Length and type of walks to suit weather and those attending.12:15
Sat
18 Nov
C+
£6.50
Peter McElwee
01475 638786
07923472720
Chatelherault Country Park
Historic buildings and ancient woodlands.
7miles of scenic paths, some steep sections and steps.9:00
Wed
22 Nov
01475 639639
01475 722548
Afternoon walks starting at Lunderston Bay car park.Length and type of walks to suit weather and those attending.12:15
Sat
25 Nov
C+/BDave Souza
01475 631654
Cashel Forest from Milarrochy Bay, upper hill forest loop to Queen's viewpoint.8 miles, 1000 feet climb on waymarked paths through native tree plantation, views over Loch Lomond, descent by track.9:00
Wed
29 Nov
01475 639639
01475 722548
Afternoon walks starting at Lunderston Bay car park.Length and type of walks to suit weather and those attending.12:15
Sat
2 Dec
C
George McKinlay
07754 893 408
Bothwell Castle, Strathclyde Park9:00
Wed
6 Dec
01475 639639
01475 722548
Afternoon walks starting at Lunderston Bay car park.Length and type of walks to suit weather and those attending.12:15
Sat
9 Dec
C
Train fare to Glasgow
Bill Johnston
01475 522650
Murals of Glasgow and Christmas market.Social outing, leisurely pace.10:15 Meet Glasgow Central
Wed
13 Dec
Emily Robinson
01475 528930
07709318424
Ramblers' Christmas Lunch
Chartroom, Inverkip
More details to follow12.30 for 1.00
Sat
6 Jan
New Year LunchSave the Date

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