I was running a winter skills course for Steven Fallon Mountain Guides this weekend in the Cairngorms in rather icy conditions. There’s a write-up on Steven’s Blog!
I was guiding for Steven Fallon Mountain Guides this weekend in the Cairngorms and Glen Feshie Hills. There’s a write-up on Steven’s Blog!
I was out with Rob today hoping to head for Ben Macdui and return over Cairngorm if the weather and conditions would allow. We set off in some fresh snow from the Cairngorm ski centre and made our way out past Coire an Lochain to climb up onto the plateau. It was soon obvious we […]
I had a fantastic catch up with my friend Simon as we went out for a winter visit to Faindouran Bothy going from Glenmore via some deep snow. It was a fun adventure with a quiet bothy, whisky and banter not to mention a lot of trail breaking and a good deal of sunshine!
I was out with Kit and Patrick the last couple of days looking at basic winter skills. There was a lot of icy ground that became buried under lots of fresh snow on Saturday. We ended up doing some great crampon work, ice axe basics and emergency shelters and featured a lot about route choice […]
I’d been planning a trip with Chris, Paul and Martin in the Cairngorms for a winter adventure that started as a possible snow hole trip before changing to a wild camping trip due to the thawing snow and finally became a winter skills weekend as the stormy conditions came blowing in! We had a great […]
I had a short day out in the Cairngorms today with a distinctly icy theme! Headed into Coire an t-Sneachda before climbing up not the plateau and traversing Cairngorm coming back down via windy ridge. It was busy on the slopes and in the corries. The snow certainly has frozen though with a lot of […]
I was running a weekend winter skills course in the Cairngorms for Steven Fallon Mountain Guides this weekend in some great snow conditions with a day of bright skies and a day of more wintry skies! You can see a write-up over on Steven’s Blog here!
It was a lovely and busy day out in the Cairngorms today running a one day winter skills introduction for Steven Fallon Mountain Guides. We stayed in the northern corries and enjoyed some great up close views of Hares and Ptarmigan whilst we looked at footwork, ice axe arrests and crampons skills.
I’ve been guiding a long weekend of bike and hikes based out of Braemar for Steven Fallon Mountain Guides. We had a mixture of weather and there is a trip report over on Steven’s Blog!