Winter weekend 2019

We stayed at our usual hostel at Craigellachie ,Newtonmore .After lengthy discussions regarding our best options ,considering the conditions we opted for two teams ,two Dave’s and Nick opted for Lurchers,the others Antoine,Andrew,Gary,John and myself opted for Cha-No. Leaving the Coire na Ciste car park. After reaching the crag,an abseil … Continue reading

Walter goes to Lakeland

Mr Murray and I had no need of the axes and crampons were were carrying, because the mountains were simply covered on a blanket of 100mm to 150 mm of soft new snow….. nothing hard to slip on (or to hold an axe in). Cold and clear, there were plenty … Continue reading

Under New Ownership

A day visit to Leeds Wall (now owned by “The Depot”) via back-country skiing shop in Otley, trying not to buy shiny new kit, by Mat, Antoine, Alabama and JJ. Definitely worth a visit to both places.