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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NW Highlands, IML & North Buttress, Glencoe

That’s a rough outline of my movements over the past two weeks.  A couple of weeks ago, I was running a Winter Mountaineering Course for Moran Mountain, in the North West Highlands.  Despite a mixed week of weather, with some strong winds thrown in, we managed to climb Access Gu
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Forcan Ridge, Glenshiel

Over the New Year, I’m running a winter mountaineering course based in Lochcarron, for Moran Mountain, and today was all about making the most of the better forecast, as the next couple of days are looking slightly mild and windy.  With that in mind, Donna, Ketil, Deanne, Chris
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Trio of Munros: Slioch, Beinn Fhada & A’ Glas-bheinn

After a week of work with The Outward Bound Trust, I was back up north for the weekend, working for Moran Mountain.  Martin (no, not Moran!) is currently a good way through his round of the 282 Munros, and the plan for this weekend was to tackle a few more, weather permitting.  With a
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Intro to Winter Climbing, NW Highlands

Over the past 5 days I have been based up in the North West Highlands, working on an Intro to Winter Climbing Course for Moran Mountain. Dave, Greg & Dean, a group of friends from Derbyshire, all had a solid background in rock climbing, so this week was all about transferring thei
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