Dunfermline Rambling Club

CURRENT DRC PROGRAMME -- Autumn 2019




Issued 16 August 2019. For a printable version of the programme, click Autumn 2019 Programme

Participants on the outings are asked to ensure that they are properly equipped to tackle the walks, many of which are off-the-track in wild, boggy or mountainous country. Please provide yourself with adequate walking boots, compass, map and wet-weather clothing (to include waterproof-jacket, overtrousers, and change of clothes).

Please Note:-

1. Walkers are expected to heed advice/instructions given by leaders and other experienced club members as to their suitability for attempting particular walks (or sections of walks).

2. None of us are qualified mountain leaders so walkers take part at their own risk.

3. Please note that persons accepting lifts in other members' cars are expected to contribute towards the travelling costs at the following rates:-
........Round trips of under 20 miles...........£2.00 each
........Round trips of 20-50 miles...........£5.00 each
........Round trips of 50-80 miles........£7.00 each.
........Round trips exceeding 80 miles........£10.00 each.

Outings on the first and third Sundays of every month leave from the Leys Park Road car park at either 8.00am or 9.00am depending on the walk.
Midweek outings also leave from the Leys Park Road car park. These outings will usually be on Thursdays, meeting at 9:30am in the car park.

Friday 16 to Monday 19 August Inchnadamph Hostel near Lochinver.
See News / Events section for details.

Sunday 18 August Maryburgh to Loch Glow.
Meet at 9:00am: A circular walk through Blairadam forests and part of the Nivingston Road up to Loch Glow. 18km.
Start point: Kelty Community Centre, Main Street (next to school).
Coordinator: Lucy Massiah

Sunday 01 September A choice of high-level and low/mid-level walks.
High Level option: Beinn Mheadhonach OS43 NW of Glen Tilt
Meet at 8:00am for Colinís last Corbett. 20km 750m ascent.
Start point: Car park at Old Bridge of Tilt. Map Ref 874663.
Co-ordinator: Colin Lees

Low/mid level option: Glen Tilt circular OS43
Meet at 9:00am: Both sides of glen. 15km.
Start point: Car park at Old Bridge of Tilt. Map Ref 874663.
Co-ordinator: Liz Fischbacher

Thursday 05 September Pilgrim Way North Queensferry to Dunfermline
Meet at 9:30am: Bus to North Queensferry, so gather in Dunfermline bus station for service no.89 stance 5 leaving 9.34am. Road walking & tracks through Inverkeithing & Rosyth 13kms.
Start point: NQ Town pier.
Co-ordinator: Colin Lees

Sunday 15 September Dunblane/Sheriffmuir circular OS57
Meet at 9:00am: Partially way marked path & minor road. 12km.
Start point: Dunblane railway station.
Co-ordinator: Kathy Jones

Thursday 26 September Pilgrim Way Culross to Dunfermline.
Meet at 9:20am: Bus to Culross, so gather in Dunfermline bus station for service no.28 stance 11 leaving 9.25am. Roads & tracks through Low Valleyfield, Torryburn & Cairneyhill 13km.
Start point: Culross west car park.
Co-ordinator: Liz Fischbacher

Friday 04 to Monday 07 October BCC Loch Ness Hostel.
See News / Events section for details.

Sunday 6 October Fife Coastal Path, St Monans to Crail OS59
Meet at 9:00am: Scenic coast walk linking fishing villages, 13km.
Co-ordinator: Eileen Donaldson

Thursday 10 October Pilgrim Way Dunfermline to Kelty.
Meet at 9:30am: Roads & tracks through Kingseat, past Loch Fitty & through Blairadam Forest to Kelty. 13km.
Start point: Leys Park Road Car Park with return from Kelty to Dunfermline.
Co-ordinator: Colin Lees

Sunday 20 October Pilgrim Way Glenrothes to Kelty.
Meet at 9:20 at Halbeath Park & Ride for bus to Glenrothes service X61 stance 1 leaving 9.21am. Return from Kelty on X56 at 4.30pm to Halbeath Park & Ride. Roads & tracks through Kinglassie & Crosshill past Loch Ore Meadows to Kelty. 18km.
Start point: Glenrothes
Co-ordinator: Liz Fischbacher

Sunday 3 November Beinn na Gainimh, Glen Almond nr Amulree.
Meet at 8:00am: Valley track (part of Rob Roy Way) and circular hill walk. 16km 730m ascent.
Start point: Newton Bridge, Glen Almond on A822 OS52 Map Ref 888314.
Co-ordinator: Stephen Ballinger

Thursday 7 November Pilgrim Way Kennoway to Glenrothes.
Meet at 9.30am: 13kms.
Start point: Leys Park Road Car Park, drive to Glenrothes, walk to Kennoway and bus return to Glenrothes.
Co-ordinator: Maggie Baillie

Monday 11 November 7.30pm CLUB MEETING in the Village Hall, Crossford.
This is a social gathering for all Club members where we plan our future walks and weekend trips. Come along armed with your (documented, please!) suggestions for future club walks, high level and low level, for our programme for the next three months.

Sunday 17 November Loch Ard Forest Circular OS57.
Meet at 9:00am: A low level circular walk near Aberfoyle through forest on south side of Loch Ard. 14km
Co-ordinator: Carmel Smith

Thursday 21 November Clackmannan & Alloa tower walk OS58
Meet at 09:30am: 8km.
Starting at Tesco Alloa.
Co-ordinator: Kathy Jones


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