Fun in the sun – Ski touring with good friends.

Making the most of the high pressure Scotland has just experienced Harry and Emily made the journey from Keswick to join me (Hannah) in Scotland for some amazing ski touring. We had spring snow and only experienced soggy snow and soaking wet skins once. We had some fantastic descents
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Damp on Ledge Route, Ben Nevis

I was out with friends Kris & Piers today, on Ben Nevis.  We walked in with more wind and rain than forecasted, and so thought better than to try Castle Ridge, particularly as the fresh winds were swirling in from the north at times.   The recent thaw has taken it’s toll on
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3 days of winter skills and some great weather!

Whilst Ken was working with team mates from Lochaber Mountain Rescue I (Hannah) have busy been working for Peak Mountaineering running a 3 day winter skills course. We hit jackpot with the weather and were treated to some stunning views which left the participants breathless and absol
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A snowy Tower Ridge, Ben Nevis

I was back on Ben Nevis today, with Matt, this time working for West Coast Mountain Guides.  There had been a good 2 or so inches of fresh snow overnight, covering up any tracks from yesterday, but fortunately for us, a team from the CIC Hut, heading for Tower Ridge had kindly started
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Back on the SW Ridge of Douglas Boulder, Ben Nevis

Today was the final day of three days with some of the team members from Lochaber Mountain Rescue, working for Alpha Mountaineering.  I was out with Tom, who had not climbed on the Douglas boulder before, and so along with further fresh snow making travel higher on the mountain very t
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