Point Five Gully, Ben Nevis, to ourselves!

Today I was out with Ezra and Arlo, two competent climbers from Bristol, who having climbed a number of mid grade winter routes, were keen to experience something slightly steeper and icy.  Luckily the forecast for today was great and so after two wild days, walking into Ben Nevis thi
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Glencoe Mixed: North Buttress & Raeburn’s Route

For the past two days, I have been with Howie and Ed, who have come up for an Improvers Snow and Ice Course.  With a pretty burly forecast for Tuesday, and with fresh snow forecasted to sea level, we went for North Buttress on Buachaille Etive Mor, which provided the guys with their f
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Alpine Glencoe: Crowberry Gully & Dorsal Arete

Both Han and I were out enjoying an alpine Glencoe today.  Han was out with good friend, John, and they climbed the Cold Climb: Crowberry Gully, on Buachaille Etive Mor and reported the route to be in easy condition, with the crux getting a bit thin with all the recent traffic. Meanwh
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Another fine day: SC Gully & Traverse, SCNL

Both Han and I were back out again working, and we both opted to head to Stob Coire nan Lochan in Glencoe. I was back out with Barry, and following yesterday’s huge day consisting of Tower Ridge and the CMD Arete, we decided to have a slightly easier day and climb SC Gully, a cl
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Funny old day: Twisting Gully, SCNL, Glencoe

I was back out with Gareth again today, and after yesterday’s training day on fix lines in Glen Nevis, we were both eager to get back to some winter climbing.  We left the van at 8am and made a beeline for Twisting Gully on Stob Coire Nan Lochan, with the aim to be down before t
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