30 April 2021 Having not been in the mountains for over a year,it was decided that as soon as the border reopened I was to head North. After notifying Storm of my intended plans we jumped in the van and headed up the M74. We eventually arrived at the Victoria… Continue reading

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

Ben Nevis

3 days ice climbing with Glenmore Lodge staying at the Cic hut.         Our first encounter was Mortons neuroma followed by jubilation and an abseil in the dark off an Abolokov belay.   A great view of Tower ridge     The first view of our chosen… Continue reading