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Hello, these are the home pages of the Monklands Ramblers Club, one of the largest R.A. clubs in Scotland, and the first Scottish R.A. club on the Internet! We are based in the Monklands area of Central Scotland in North Lanarkshire, some 12 miles east of Glasgow.

The two major towns in the area are Airdrie and Coatbridge, and it is from these towns that the majority of our 150+ members come from. There are also a significant number of members from other areas of Lanarkshire, in particular, Hamilton and Blantyre...Read More
Social Events 2017
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Buachaille Etive Mor
Buachaille Etive Mor in Glencoe, Argyll, is one of the most beautiful mountains in Scotland. The picture of it below was taken a short time ago by a camera at the Glencoe Mountain Ski Centre.

Buachaille Etive Mor a short time ago. Refreshes every few minutes during daylight. Click on the image for a larger version.
Next Walk
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  • Date: Saturday, 1 July 2017
  • Location: Glenshee Munro's Glas Maol and Creag Leacach (Easy pace-suitable for all)
  • Leader: Gary McLean
  • Distance: 14 Km / 8.5 Miles
  • Grade: B (?)
  • Pick Up Point: Coatbridge at 8.30am Map to Coatbridge pickup point
  • Booking: To book your place, contact Gary on:
    Phone - 07882 504482
Midweek Walk
1. The meet up time has been changed from 10:45am to 10:30am (15min earier) due to a change in the McGills bus timetable.
  • Date: Wednesday, 28 June
  • Location: Salsburgh to Caldercruix
  • Leader: David Dunn
  • Distance: 11 Km / 7 Miles
  • Grade: C (?)
  • Meeting Point: Meet at Airdrie Bowling Alley (opposite the station) at 10.30 (transport to start of walk and return from Caldercruix by service bus). Bring a packed lunch or snack as required .Some rough terrain, walking shoes or boots recommended.

    The walk is approx 7 miles, starting in Salsburgh, on easy tracks for about a couple of miles. On reaching an old railway bridge, we follow a rough path for 200 meters to a farm track with good footing towards Roughrigg Reservoir, then up around the Black Hill transmitter to the trig point with good views (weather permitting). After lunch, we then head north over rough terrain for approx 2 miles eventually reaching the Lilly Loch. After a circuit of the loch, we head down to Caldercruix crossing the A89 at the Owl and Trout pub and catch the bus back to Airdrie.
  • Booking: To book your place, contact David Dunn by
    phone on 01236 434706
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