Successful trip to the Alps

From one of Europe’s major mountain ranges to another, Hannah & I have just returned back to the Pyrenees, after a short yet successful (and at times frustrating) trip to the Alps.  It’s been no secret that the Alps have been experiencing one of the worst summers, weather-wise, fo
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Settled weather in the Spanish Pyrenees, finally!

It’s been a very busy past couple of months, with the final fews days of winter climbing work (Indicator Wall being the last, on April 19th), numerous days of mountaineering on Skye and on Ben Nevis, I  also enjoyed a great ski touring trip to the Ecrins Alps with Rich Bentley, whilst
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>Three weeks in the Ecrins Massif, French Alps

>Following a day’s guiding Tower Ridge on Ben Nevis with Edita and Boris, from Croatia, Scott and I made the long journey from Fort William to Ailefroide, on east side of the Ecrins National Park.  The village of Ailefroide sits at 1515m, and is surrounded on all sides by t
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>Escaping for some guaranteed sunshine! El Chorro, Spain

>The weather since the weekend has taken a bit of a turn, and has probably rained on the hour, every hour (except today). That’s how it felt anyway, whilst trying to hatch plans for a climbing trip for the forthcoming ten days or so.  Staying in Scotland… cold and win
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