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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Winter Mountaineering: Here, There, Everywhere

It’s been a busy stint, and as the title suggests, I’ve (Ken) been running winter mountaineering days in various locations over the past week. Last weekend, I was working for Cairngorm Adventure Guides, needless to say, in the Cairngorms. I was out with Suzie and Katie, wh
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6 Days, 6 Munros & a Snowhole: Mamores & NW Highlands

It’s been another busy spell, this time with a greater emphasis on mountaineering than climbing.  Last Saturday, I was working for my good friend, Scott (Kirkhope Mountaineering), and out with Jim & Kieran.  With the avalanche conditions showing there to be considerable hazard 360
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6 Days, 6 Routes, 12 Stars: NW Highlands & Glencoe

Sunday: Right End Buttress III,4*, Fuar ThollMonday: East Buttress IV,5***, Beinn Eighe Tuesday: Sinister Prong IV,5***, Liathach Wednesday: Cobolt Buttress IV,5***, Meall Gorm Thursday: Skills day Friday: 999 IV,5** & Zig-Zags Direct III, Gearr Aonach Above is a brief outline of
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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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