>The highest rock climb climbed in the UK today? Unicorn, Glencoe

>Today, I took a slight gamble, as I wasn’t absolutely certain as to whether it would be warm enough to head up onto the high mountain crags, but fortunately that gamble paid off well! Unicorn takes the obvious left facing corner in the centre Max Hunter and I took the plunge an
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>Escaping for some guaranteed sunshine! El Chorro, Spain

>The weather since the weekend has taken a bit of a turn, and has probably rained on the hour, every hour (except today). That’s how it felt anyway, whilst trying to hatch plans for a climbing trip for the forthcoming ten days or so.  Staying in Scotland… cold and win
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>Very wintery up high: North Gully, Ben Nevis

>For the second and final day, working for Abacus Mountaineering, with Wes, Jamie and Gary, we headed back up Ben Nevis, to tackle something a little more technical than yesterday and to have a look at the ropework and management involved with pitched climbing.  What started off
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>A nice wintery surprise: Ledge Route, Ben Nevis

> Fresh snow this morning Following a very mild Friday, with high winds, heavy rain and temperatures on the summit of Ben Nevis hitting 7 °C, I was a little unsure as to how wintery it would be for a two day Winter Mountaineering Course, working for Abacus Mountaineering, with Wes, Ja
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>Book Review: Winter Climbs – Ben Nevis and Glen Coe by Mike Pescod

>I’ve just finished writing a book review for Mountaineering Council of Scotland’s quarterly publication, The Scottish Mountaineer. As another great season of winter climbing draws to a close, perhaps a little sooner than hoped, I can honestly say that there has been one i
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