LMC History

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1932 - Club Founded. Footage of the LMC skiing at Glencoe is available here.

Early Forays of the club included climbing in the Arrochar Alps


1940's club logo

The 1944 journal is available to read here.


1970 - LMC are one of the 21 founding members of what is now the MCofS

1973 - Peter Scott killed in a motorcycle accident on way home from evening jcragging on the Whangie

The Manse Barn acquired and converted into a mountaineering hut by a band of dedicated club members including: - Ken Johnstone - Willie Johnstone - and more…………

1975 - See photo of LMC members including Cameron McNeish

1978 - Ken Johnstone and Pete Ogden make first ascent of Spacewalk on Aonach Dubh


1980 - Ken Johnston and 'Cubby' Cuthbertson climb 3 new E5 routes on the Cobbler.

1989 - Gordon Longmuir and Graham McGill make an attempt on the Eiger North Face

On the Hinterstoisser Traverse


The Manse Barn 21year lease ends, after a further 5 year lease is signed and terminated, a new landlord verbally agrees to keep the hut for use of the LMC.



Club sadly loses the Manse Barn. Hunt for new hut goes on..


Manse Barn