Raven’s Gully, Glencoe & The Stonker, Sgurr Na Feartaig

Last week, I was working for Outward Bound, running a Teams & Leaders Development week, with a group of enthusiastic boys from St. Aidan’s School in Harrogate.  They seemed up for any challenge, so challenge them I did.  As part of the course, we had a full day of winter ski
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Clachaig Winter Safety Lecture Series, February 2013

The Clachaig Inn in Glencoe (always have a great range of local beers and whiskies), in association with the MCofS, will be hosting a series of Winter Safety Lectures which are free to attend.  
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Kings for a day: Messiah, Beinn Dorain

With today being the last day before a stint of work, I was really keen to make the most of the brilliant weather and cold conditions.  Luckily, so was Rich Parker, who was keen to climb what the guidebook describe as one of the finest lines in the Southern Highlands, Messiah (VII,7)
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Somewhere New: Ménage à Trois, Beinn an Dothaidh

Going off the back of Scott‘s useful beta regarding conditions on Beinn an Dothaidh, and with another fantastic forecast, it made complete sense for Han and I to seek out the same route, Ménage à Trois (V,6), what with it being one of the classics of the Southern Highlands.  It
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