Mixed weekend of weather working for Glenmore Lodge. Saturday was wild, windy and snowy, so we stayed low looking a snow anchors and revising movement skills Sunday was a stunner at timesĀ  – softshell ‘n’ shades day. Looking over to Coire an t’Sneacha we could see a large avalanche crown wall running from Jacob’s right […]

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Winter Climbing Skills

  I spent the weekend with Edinburgh University Mountaineering Club looking and winter climbing skills. [ Saturday I spent with Tuva and Erling moving along the Fiaciall Ridge. A busy day on the ridge – most people electing not to venture onto the slope in corries. Lots of wind loading on the scarps and exits […]

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Alpine Training

Mike climbing on the Fiacaill Ridge   Mike, Gwyd, Graham and I had a weekend in the  Northern Corries looking at preparation for an alpine climbing trip. We looked at  scrambling skills on easy and moderate ground and rope systems for climbing in a two and a three, and also ways to abseil down things! […]

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