We revisited Ben Hiant after another snowy spell over the Easter break. There was plenty of firm, deep snow in places. So, we climbed a gully line west of the NW ridge which I descended on New Year’s Eve 2000 after the ascent of NW ridge. The gully had less snow on it, but […]Read more "Ewan Gully"
You don’t often get enough snow in Ardnamurchan for Winter climbing, but we had a few cold, snowy days with snow right down to sea level. This allowed me to get back onto Ben Hiant with my ice axe for the first time in over 18 years – the last time being New Year 2000-2001 […]Read more "Once in 18 year climb…"
Some photos from this summerRead more "Summer 2016"
Had a boxing day dip with a coasteering theme. It’s a great venue for this activity with squeezes, short swims and reasonable jumps. Warm as toast with 3 wetsuits!Read more "Coasteering in kilmory bay"
? Simon and I ventured out on Saturday for a bit of pre-dinner climbing on Fascadale Buttress in Ardnamurchan. We combined a few areas of rocky slabs to (probably) climb a new two-pitch route at about severe. Some areas of loose rock – Simon at one point had to trundle some rocks to make a […]Read more "(Make Your Own) Ledge Route"