Glencoe

Interesing weekend of weather in Glencoe with Halli Wild and wet early on Saturday cleared somewhat to a mild and mainly dry afternoon. Wet, thawing, snowpack in Stob Coire nan Lochan.     Sunday was cold and snowy on the tops. The snow had frozen hard giving good climbing on the snowy gully lines.   […]

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Winter So Far

A frustrating winter to far with lots a thawing snow – some photos so far:   November: AMI short-roping training day in Glencoe (photos Simon Wells)     Late November: Back to the Buchallie for a wet scrambling day December: Winter staff training day at Firbush (Photos Firbush)       12th Jan: Winter Skills […]

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MIC = WMCI?

Eh? Wondering how to navigate the change in award names? Following on from the change of name of the “Single Pitch Award” to “Rock Climbing Instructor”, the Mountaineering Instructor qualifications have changed their names to   Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor and  Winter Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor   https://www.mountain-training.org/latest-news/mountaineering-instructor-qualifications-renamed   Any changes? Nope – still providing instruction, […]

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