LMC History

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1930's

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

Early Forays of the club included climbing in the Arrochar Alps

1970's

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's

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

2000's

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.

 

2014

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

 

Manse Barn