A quick ascent of Ben Nevis

Yesterday I was working for Abacus Mountaineering and at 2pm Rob, Charlie, Brad and myself set off up Ben Nevis. The 3 lads aim was to summit Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in 24hrs to raise money for the recent Philippines disaster, a worthy idea and with over $5,000 already rai
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Mountaineering Instructors’ Day-out: Creagan Cha-no, Cairngorms

And finally, for me, it begins!  Having missed the first few flurries of winter, I was chomping at the bit to get out, so this morning saw fellow MICs (and good friends) Rich, Kenny, Scott and I heading eastwards to check out Creagan Cha-no in the Cairngorms, a crag that none of us ha
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