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Articles

Clicking on the article titles below will take you to text and pictures on the club and other mountain adventures.................

Founding the BOFMC
Hamish Brown has a lot to answer for as, while County Advisor for Outdoor Education, he was largely instrumental in setting up the Braes O’ Fife Mountaineering Club.  This was how he slouched through 1973, the year the club came into being........

A Night Out With Big Eck 
This document was discovered in the archives of a prominent Scottish mountaineering club.  Its origins are obscure.

Alps 2006
Rockfall, the Eiger and John paying for a train ! Robert & John's latest adventures in the Alps

Weekend in Skye, My 1st Braes O Fife Meet
Sonya Drummond describes her introduction to the club

My Zero Gully Affair
Robert McMurray's account of a trouser filling ascent of one of the Ben's classics

In The Footsteps Of The Pioneers.  Climbing In Canada
Keith Partridge looks at what motivated those who first went to Canada to explore the peaks of the Rockies.

Etive Capers   - a historical document
Neil Reid remembers a debacle on the Etive Slabs

Living On The Edge
An account of a winter ascent by Colin McGregor and Neil Reid of Quartzvein Edge in the Cairngorms, in March 2002.  Neil says there are no pictures because they were too gripped.  "I was sure Colin was going to fall......."

Our Island – The Braes O’ Fife and Rum
Neil Reid gives a personal view of the not inconsiderable contribution the ‘Braes’ have made to rock climbing on Rum.