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WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015


Postby Fife Flyer » Mon Nov 10, 2014 7:37 pm

I thought I would break with tradition, rather than be nominated I decided to 'volunteer' to organise the Spring Meet :o :shock:

The plan is to head up north to Durness on Friday 10th April, in fact any further north & we would be in the Atlantic, returning south on Sunday 12th April.

For anyone who hasn't been to the far NW, this is a must. I appreciate that there aren't umpteen Munro's up that way, but there are some fantastic 'smaller' hills, especially a couple of cracking Corbetts, the Cape Wrath Trail and some stunning beaches that will be deserted.

The accommodation will be in the Lazy Crofter Bunkhouse which has a capacity of 20 and as usual it will be first come first served. Here is the link http://www.visitdurness.com/lazy-crofter-bunkhouse/
WH does have a link to the bunkhouse in the Accommodation toolbar :wink:

The cost is £18.00 per person per night. Priority will be given to those staying the 2 nights, makes sorting out finances and beds easier.
The bunkhouse has 4 rooms: 2 rooms with 8 beds and 2 rooms with 2 beds.

Please PM me for payment details, all bookings are non refundable so if you can't make the Meet it is your responsibility to find a replacement.

There is a campsite nearby Sango Sands, here is the link http://www.sangosands.com/ Sango Sands also has a bar & restaurant, where I will be eating :wink:
I should mention, it is up to individuals to contact Sango Sands :wink:

Being so far north public transport is very limited, anyone without a car would be advised to arrange to share a lift.
Once the numbers have been finalised it would make sense to try and share cars, as we will all be coming from the south :lol: I will start a new thread in the New Year so we can sort out car sharing 8)

Bedding is provided, bring your own towels :wink:

You can either post or send me a PM

Important footnote: Anyone fancy volunteering for the vital role of Quizmaster, as Graeme has a better offer elsewhere :lol: Vacancy has been kindly filled by Dougie :clap: :clap:

Rooms will be allocated once we have reached the maximum 20 :wink:

Participants

1. Me
2. Gary (Backpacker)
3. Leia (Backpackers OH)
4. Allan (Kilted Biggles)
5. Colin (Stob Binean)
6. Dave (Kaiserstein)
7. Alistair (Kaisersteins pal)
8. Theresa (Mountain Thyme)
9. Shona (basscadet)
10. Dougie - The new quizmaster 8)
11. Stevie (the bald falcon) - not attending
12. Joey (Joey)
13. Elaine (Joeys pal)
14. Martin (MG1976)
15. Jelena (Jelena)
16. Barrie (tina bonar)
17. Colleen (tina's OH)
18. Dan (Dan Scheer)
19. Ruth (ruthkirby)
20.

Lurking in the area

1. Evie (Sunny Speyside)

Sango Sands (camping)

1. Paul (Paul Webster)
2. Helen (Helen W)
3. Gill (Gill C)
4. John (Tomsie)
5. Nathan (Nathan 79)
6. Pete (Pete R)
7. Johnny Corbett (in his very posh caravan)
8. Rod (Rodmiester)
9. Keith Harper
10. Keith Harpers OH
11. Bod (Bod)
12. Valerie (Bod's OH)
13. Nigel (Old Dansenian)
14. Charlie (trekker53)
15. Stevie (Mr Vance)
16. Laura (Lmitch)
17. Sue (Rum truffle)
18. Lorna (Bushbaby)
19. Amy (freebird15)
22. Alan (Scotjamie)
23. Gary (Dowzr)
24. (litljortindan) sorry don't know your real name


Due to the overwhelming popularity here is a link for B&B's in the area:
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/sutherland/bedandbreakfast_durness.shtml
http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/durness/durness/index.html
Last edited by Fife Flyer on Thu Apr 09, 2015 5:56 pm, edited 54 times in total.
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby Backpacker » Mon Nov 10, 2014 7:39 pm

I'll be there with my +1, already decided on my hills as well :lol:
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby kiltedbiggles » Mon Nov 10, 2014 7:56 pm

Good work Martin!!

Stick me and Stob Binnien down for the other 2 bed room!!!

Both nights please

Will PM you for details and get the cash to you asap

Counting the minutes already.........routes and hills already well planned...........nae beer for me on the Friday night :shock: :shock:

Cheers!!!
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby Backpacker » Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:05 pm

Forgot to add, as I'll probably be travelling up from Dundee I can take a couple of bodies with me if required
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby kaiserstein » Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:08 pm

Hi martin, good shout, plenty corbs for me. Can I have a bed for 2 nights please
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby jepsonscotland » Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:10 pm

Hi Martin,
Well done on quick set up! :wink:
Stick me down for both nights, please.
Thanks very much and looking forward to it.................. :D
Never been that far North before! :shock:
Cheers
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby kaiserstein » Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:11 pm

Ps is it possible to get 2 bed? Lydia would also like to come
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby jepsonscotland » Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:12 pm

Hi Gary,

Backpacker wrote:Forgot to add, as I'll probably be travelling up from Dundee I can take a couple of bodies with me if required


Good news for me and Andy! :wink:
Hopefully!
That's a pretty please.................. :lol:
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby Backpacker » Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:15 pm

jepsonscotland wrote:Hi Gary,

Backpacker wrote:Forgot to add, as I'll probably be travelling up from Dundee I can take a couple of bodies with me if required


Good news for me and Andy! :wink:
Hopefully!
That's a pretty please.................. :lol:
Cheers
Chris


Not a problem, just need to get Leia's shifts synced as it's about a 5-6 hour drive up :lol:
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby GillC » Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:42 pm

Defo up for this one Martin. Hopefully John and I.
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby PerthAlly » Mon Nov 10, 2014 9:38 pm

I'm not meant to say this .........but take your golf clubs....

There's a 9 hole golf course at Durness and it's immense fun!

If I remember, the sand dunes are unique. Worth an inspection
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby hutchy1 » Mon Nov 10, 2014 9:43 pm

Hi Martin can I book me and the wife for 2 nights if still possible could I have a double room as im a noisy sleeper :lol: thanks Darren.
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby mountain thyme » Mon Nov 10, 2014 9:57 pm

Hi Martin

Can you put me down for a space ??

Thanks
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby basscadet » Mon Nov 10, 2014 9:59 pm

Dougie and I will take a couple of bunks if possible :)


too organised though :shock:
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Re: WH SPRING Meet - Durness 10/11/12 April 2015

Postby basscadet » Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:01 pm

Oh and Dougie says he will take on the quizmaster role :clap:
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