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Dorsal Arete

  Jagged Globe – Snow and Ice Climbing Course, Day 5. On Friday, Tim, James and I headed up to Stob Coire nan Lochan aiming for Dorsal Arete. The plan was for James and Tim to lead the route and be as independent as possible. There was much greater visibility in the coire than Thursday […]...

Ordinary Route (Central Buttress)

Jagged Globe – Snow and Ice Climbing Course. Day 4. This was a difficult day to make a decision as to what to do. During breakfast my garden went from green to white, and there was thick snow on my van. It had also been snowing overnight. Looking at the hills it was immediately obvious […]...

East Ridge Of Douglas Boulder

  Jagged Globe – Snow and Ice Climbing Course. This week I was with Tim and James. On Monday we went onto Buachaille Etive Mor and climbed North Buttress. We climbed all of the fun pitches an then abseiled off as planned. Unfortunately at some point a rock must have fallen on one of my […]...

Shelf Route

Lena and I had another day out for fun. We wanted a route where we could both lead, so we settled on Shelf Route on the Buachaille – a route that has been popular over the last week or so. There was a team ahead of us, but they were a good pitch or so […]...

East Ridge Of Douglas Boulder

  Lena and I both had days off, and so there was another opportunity to climb together – which doesn’t seem to happen that often these days. We spent some time wondering where to go, and I nearly went for the steep east buttress of the Dragon’s Tooth in Ballachulish, but I wanted something I […]...

Winter Back With Thigh Deep Fresh Snow

  Working for West Coast mountain Guides. I met up with Stephen and Jardine early this morning, ready to get on the 8am Gondola – the plan was to go and do Golden Oldy. However, the kit check revealed that one of them had forgotten his crampons – so we had to wave goodbye to […]...