After rearranging our planned walk up Bidean nam Bian from earlier in the week due to extremely strong winds I was out in Glencoe with Colin making an attempt on Bidean today. We enjoyed some fantastic sunshine and blue skies early on as we climbed straight up into Coire an Lochain where we entered the […]
I was guiding for Steven Fallon Mountain Guides today with a plan to climb Bidean nam Bian and Stob Coire Sgreamhach, but the thawing deep wet snow and some windy conditions on the summit of Stob Coire nan Lochan saw us running out of time. There’s a write-up on Steven’s blog!
It was a good day in Glencoe and I was out guiding a couple along the Aonach Eagach so we were pleased the winds were light. We made good time up the steep walk to Am Bodach and were soone absorbed in the scrambling on the way over to Meall Dearg. The sunshine made […]
After all the fun of escaping the deep snows in Ullapool, Fife and the Trossachs imagine my surprise to discover a much less snowy though no less cold Glencoe!
I had a bit of thyme… So I went for a wee adventure on Aonach Dubh in Glencoe today in glorious sunshine. My destination was to explore the scramble route Rhyolite Rhomp, which is described as an exposed walk rather than much scrambling. It was sensational! The ledge marking the geological boundary between the Andesite […]