Reports from 2005

Aviemore in a Flash
Aviemore in a Flash

A bitterly cold climb in Crotched Gulley, feeling minus 27 degrees in a howling wind, which was actually pretty serious except that the weekend was such a laugh !!

Nethermost Gulley, Lake District.
Early Season Conditions
More winter climbing, the sole route in the Lake District.

Old Man of Stoer
Old Man of Stoer
Sensational sea cliff climbing on a famous Scottish stack.

Blencathra and Skiddaw
Training Day
A full day getting ready for more.

The Round of Loch Mullardoch
The Round of Loch Mullardoch.
Here’s the big one. “a long and serious backpacking expedition over some of the largest and loneliest mountains in the Scottish Highlands” (Richard Gilbert); Three days through truly magnificent mountain scenery of high, narrow ridges and tall shapely summits looking out across empty glens, completely uninhabited……

Pembroke Climbing
Bosherston Pembroke
Six of York’s finest spend 3 days sea cliff climbing at Pembroke.

Climbing in the Lake District
Gray Crag-High Stile
Climbing Harrow Buttress, Slabs Ordinary, and Oxford and Cambridge Direct

Climbing at Filey
Magic goes to Filey
A dirty day on the coast with fish and chips to finish

Climbing at Slipstones
Super Slipstones
A sunny day at a super crag

Mountainbiking in Glentress
Glentress September 2005
Routes in the forest………. and Simon DOESN’T get injured !

Urban X
Urban X
A bicycle and building-climbing day in the mountains of, errr …. Manchester

The Five Sisters of Kintail
Five Sisters Ridge
The long high ridge which begins Glen Shiel, memories of the Spanish invaders, and the legend of the sisters.

The Stuic Ridge scramble of Lochnagar
Scrambling the Stuic
Cairngorm classic scramble on an iconic mountain

Birchen Edge night climbing
Trafalgar
Silly doings in the dark….. probably Not Expected by England.

Snowy Corbetts in November
First White
In the first snows of November, we find two excellent Corbett days in the wake of a storm.

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