Deep Cut Chimney, Stob Coire nam Beith, Glencoe

After a couple of days of essential admin catch-up, I was back out today,  with Nick, who was keen for an adventure.  I was too, so decided that we should stick our noses in the Cold Climbs tick Deep Cut Chimney on Stob Coire Nam Beith, in Glencoe.  And an adventure it was! The day st
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No. 6 Gully, Aonach Dubh and Italian Climbs, Ben Nevis

Over the weekend, I have been out with Andrew, for Abacus Mountain Guides.  Andrew had been on a number of courses with ‘Mountain Craft’ a number of years ago, and was keen to get back into winter climbing and be guided whilst picking up a tip or two along the way. With a low freezing
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Winter Skills on Aonach Mor & Good Friday Climb on Ben Nevis

A tour de force outing today for Apple Mountaineering, we were both working!  I was out today with Wes and Gary, both of whom I’ve been out with before, it’s always nice to climb with familiar faces.  They are up from the Lakes for the weekend, and were very keen to have a
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Finishing on a high: Tower Ridge, Ben Nevis

For our final day, Jackie was keen to push herself, so with cornices threatening many of the gullies, and little else in condition in the west, there was only one thing for it, Tower Ridge on Ben Nevis.  We walked in amidst heavy rain and with very little visibility, but surprisingly,
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>Get in touch for Winter Courses 2011-12

>As another summer passes by, it’s time to look forward to this coming winter (not forgetting some autumnal rock climbing!), and with temperatures today on the summit of Ben Nevis just above freezing, it won’t be long until the first snows arrive.  The past two winter
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