Spent yesterday at Kyloe Crag with Adrian and Tegan from Edinburgh University Mountaineering Club looking at Trad climbing skills. A mild day with a bit of drizzle, but the crag stayed dry allowing us to look at anchor placements, building belays, placing gear on the lead and also looking at retreating from routes. Adrian and […]Read more "Climbing at Kyloe"
Spend Sunday with Edinburgh University Mountaineering Club members Megan and Lucia at EICA Ratho and also in Ratho Quarry. It was damp and wet in the morning, so we stayed indoors looking at learning-to-lead indoors, and then looking at setting up trad belay anchors We also looked at personal abseils. It dried up a bit […]Read more "Climbing Skills"
Some photos of work carried out this Autumn – Rock climbing and staff training for West End Adventure Group in Glen Croe and Succoth Boulders. Roysth QuarryRead more "Autumn Work"
Some photos from a recent, mainly damp, trip to Skye.Read more "Skye"
Andrew, Pamela and I had a great day out yesterday in the Northern Cairngroms. We climbed Savage Slit in Coire an Lochain, then ambled over the plateau to climb Afterthought Arete on Stag Rocks. Lovely day with a couple of drizzly showers. Suprsingly busy – teams on Savage slit, Daddy Long Legs and Ventriloquist (Lochain); […]Read more "Savage Slit and Afterthought Arete"