A Weekend with Aberdeen MRT

Over the weekend, things took on a slightly different pace, for I was working alongside Di, Heather and Guy delivering two days of mountaineering skills to Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team in the Southern Cairngorms, a beautiful and wild area that I really haven’t spent enough time in. D
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Winter skills and a cosy snow hole in the Cairngorms

For the past 3 days I (Hannah) have been in the Cairngorms working for Peak Mounatineering with a group of adventurous folk from London who were keen to learn some winter skills and also experience snow holing! On Friday after a casual start we went to Coire na Ciste where there were
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Winter Mountaineering: Here, There, Everywhere

It’s been a busy stint, and as the title suggests, I’ve (Ken) been running winter mountaineering days in various locations over the past week. Last weekend, I was working for Cairngorm Adventure Guides, needless to say, in the Cairngorms. I was out with Suzie and Katie, wh
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A windy but thankfully dry skills day in the Cairngorms

After looking at the forecast for today, I (Hannah) needed quite a different plan from yesterday. With persistent rain, high winds and warm temperatures predicted it was time to see where else might be better. The Cairngorms were forecasting high winds and temperatures but no rain so
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The Runnel, Dr’s Choice & Pygmy Ridge in The Cairngorms

Last week I was working for The Outward Bound Trust, hence no updates on conditions, but I’m just back in from a great weekend of work over east, in The Cairngorms.  I was out with Donna & Phil, who both brought with them a solid base of mountaineering experience, and were a
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