Things are starting to return to normal. April, May and this month has seen me climbing at local Edinburgh venues, and also run a scrambling course. I’ve also been catching up with my CPD and refreshing my first-aid. Blackford Quarry Traprain Law Corbies Crag Great Gully Buttress on Buchaille Etive MorRead more "Spring and Early Summer Climbing"
The current cold, snowy weather has transformed the Pentland Hills into a winter playground over the past few days. I’ve been out for ski, sledge, climb and walk to keep fit and keep my skills up during this period of lockdown. Climbers on Caerketton crag: Andrew Ski touring Hoar frost/crystal growth […]Read more "Winter Lockdown"
Some photos from the Winter Mountaineering course ran at Firbush Outdoor Centre. Plenty of snow on the Ben Lawers range.Read more "Winter Mountaineering"
The wind and rain seem to have abated to give us proper winter. Low snow and freezing levels has allowed some climbing on lower crags. I was on Ben Ledi with Anna and Joy. We Climbed a a 200m+ grade II on Creag Ghorn which had plenty of snow on it and gave an interesting, […]Read more "Southern Highlands"
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. […]Read more "Glencoe"