Glencoe Scrambling

Brianne, David and I headed up to Glencoe to look at scrambling and mountaineering skills – building on David’s evening the other week when we looked at trad leading. It was very wet heading up, but dried out nicely later on. We climbing the Zig Zags and Easy Route on¬†Gearr Aonach¬†and looked at setting up […]

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Mountaineering in Glencoe

Classic mountaineering expedition yesterday with Amy, Florian, Michel and Andrew. We climbed the zig-zags in snow showers and bright sun-shine, then along Gearr Aonach and finished up the snow-ridge to the top of Stob Coire nan Lochan. Some fresh snow and hail fell during the day – althought the buttresses look pretty black and not […]

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With Glenn in the Glen

? A dry Glencoe let Glenn and I bag some quality mountain Very Severes – the Mappie on Gearr Aonach gave a steep, exposed route – but we were chased off by midgies. A classic Buchaille Etive Mor experience the next day – Rock Climb and Hangover gave two quality routes on the secluded central […]

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