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WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby hutchy1 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:19 am

I've just spoken to the Glen Shiel campsite and have been assured they will be open to the end of October and our campers will be able to book in there
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby BlackPanther » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:51 am

hutchy1 wrote:I've just spoken to the Glen Shiel campsite and have been assured they will be open to the end of October and our campers will be able to book in there


Wow, good news! :D :D :D :D
Hopefully it's not a washout!

Another little "problem" I have just recently thought about (sorry if I'm a pain in the **, Hutchy!). End of October is the prime stalking season. Of course it depends on which routes we take and when, but it would be worth checking which hills are the safest to go without disturbing stalkers.

The north side of Glen Shiel and Beinn Fhada will be fine, as it's all NTS or Forestry Commision, so no stalking issues.
Sgurr an Airgid and A'Ghlass Behinn stalking ends 20 Oct so fine as well

No info on Heading for Scottish Hills about the south side of Glen Shiel and Sgritheall, but I remember we climbed Sgurr Mhic Bharraich in early November and parts of SGS in October, so I imagine it would be all right as well, especially on weekend days.
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby Paul Webster » Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:00 am

The stag stalking season - which is the cause of most of the restrictions - ends on October 20th, so it shouldn't be a problem. :)
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby tomyboy73 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 2:12 pm

Hi Darren
Put me down for one bed in a room with Callandergirl, just so she can say goodbye if I'm hungover :lol:
Jim and Michelle probably be camping ⛺
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby David-Main » Thu Aug 04, 2016 3:21 pm

scoob999 wrote:Just looked at the hostel on google earth, plenty parking spaces "level too"
I see there is a field across the road...Camping?
Also a licenced resturant across the road as well 8) Looks like a great spot right on the shore


We were in there last year, great hostel.... BUT , Not a lot of room for a lot of cars, sorry scoob, and i remember being in a bunk room with about 15 + beds with 1 shower to share. A large chilling out area for our quiz with very comfy sofas, and the tables are not sturdy enough for dancing on :wink: Maybe Rod on his own :lol:
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby penelope76 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:36 pm

Hi
Can I take a bed Fri & Sat night if there's still space.
Thanks
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby hutchy1 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 6:44 pm

tomyboy73 wrote:Hi Darren
Put me down for one bed in a room with Callandergirl, just so she can say goodbye if I'm hungover :lol:
Jim and Michelle probably be camping ⛺


will do Tomyboy
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby hutchy1 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 6:46 pm

penelope76 wrote:Hi
Can I take a bed Fri & Sat night if there's still space.
Thanks


yes theres still plenty of beds left glad you can make it again
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby Bod » Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:28 pm

Hi Darren and Anne,
Please put Valerie and I down for two bunks, looking forward to this very much.
:D :D :D
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby stirlingdavo » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:43 pm

Hi Darren,

Can you stick me down for a bunk on both nights?

Cheers David
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby KeithS » Thu Aug 04, 2016 11:21 pm

Sadly I won't be able to make this one as I have to be heading back down south on 28th :(
Have a great time, it was nice seeing you folks last weekend.
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby hutchy1 » Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:36 am

KeithS wrote:Sadly I won't be able to make this one as I have to be heading back down south on 28th :(
Have a great time, it was nice seeing you folks last weekend.


aw that's a shame your bacon butties and brew stopped me bouncing off anything else :shock:
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby pollyh33 » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:55 am

KeithS wrote:Sadly I won't be able to make this one as I have to be heading back down south on 28th :(
Have a great time, it was nice seeing you folks last weekend.


Nooooooooooooooooooooooo. Who will feed us???

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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby KeithS » Fri Aug 05, 2016 11:50 am

pollyh33 wrote:
KeithS wrote:Sadly I won't be able to make this one as I have to be heading back down south on 28th :(
Have a great time, it was nice seeing you folks last weekend.


Nooooooooooooooooooooooo. Who will feed us???

P XX


I could leave you soup parcels, they should still be warm. Have a great compleation
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Re: WINTER WH MEET- RATAGAN YOUTH HOSTEL 28th 29th Oct

Postby KeithS » Fri Aug 05, 2016 11:54 am

hutchy1 wrote:
KeithS wrote:Sadly I won't be able to make this one as I have to be heading back down south on 28th :(
Have a great time, it was nice seeing you folks last weekend.


aw that's a shame your bacon butties and brew stopped me bouncing off anything else :shock:


You be careful Darren. Those pesky kerbs have a habit of jumping out in front of you like deer, or campervans behind you :(
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