Lightning ski tour around Gael Charn. Surprisingly sparse snow cover. That being said, we had the skis on for 95% of the day, even if alot of the descent was on heather! Some good drifts in places allowed some good turns!Read more "Ski Tour"
Most medium range weather forecasts seem to be predicting a cold spell coming up – which is great news for climbers and skiers, especially when we think back to last winter which was typified by dumps of snow followed by large temperature swings and then rapid thaws. There is plenty of snow above 850m at the […]Read more "Wintery weather on the way – Medium range weather forecasts"
David and thought we might have a wintery day out, however the thaw was much more advanced than we thought. Still, some firm snow in places higher up and we needed our ice axes. There is a lot of snow holding in the corries above 850m. Despite the lack of snow on the route, we had […]Read more "Beinn a’ Chaorainn"
I was on a course ran by Glenn Gordon at the weekend hosted at EICA Ratho. We looked at many of the skills you need to anticipate, prevent and solve problems encountered at indoor walls, and how to pass this on staff you may be responsible for and train. Both Glenn and I have worked […]Read more "Wall Rescue course"
Denmark isn’t renowned for its mountains, but I did encounter this summit at the Lego House in Bilund: We also found some familiar looking minifigures:Read more "Lego Climbing"