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 Course at Firbush […]Read more "Winter So Far"
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, […]Read more "MIC = WMCI?"
Very windy northern corries this weekend – saturday climbed Haston Line after getting thrown about on the walk in to Coire an t’sneachda. Route in good condition – an ice climb at present! On an AMI training workshop today – colder and still blowing a bit, but nothing like yesterday. Snow pack mainly firm and […]Read more "Windy Corries"
Bizarre weather on Saturday – in the Northern Corries on a AMI trainee workshop – Full on snow one minute, blazing sunshine the next. For the end of May it was certainly cold!Read more "Only in Scotland"