Posts for category: Ledge Route

Ledge Route

  On Tuesday I met up with Steve. Earlier this year he started to change his life with a healthy diet and exercise regime. He has taken up walking, mountain climbing, and now scrambling. Later this year he will do more scrambling. Next year he has plans to learn winter skills, and climb some mountains […]...

Ledge Route

  Today I was out with Bryn on Ben Nevis. The plan was to enjoy a grade II, and also do as much learning as possible to help him and Tess get out on the winter hills enjoying some mountaineering safely. We chose Ledge Route, because it is varied and fun. We postponed the day […]...

Ledge Route – A Wet Morning

                    Yesterday, working for Outward Bound, I met Craig and his Ultimate Expedition Clan. It had been raining a great deal since Saturday afternoon, and through the night, so the burns were all high – so to avoid a difficult stream crossing for the group we […]...

Ledge Route – A Dry Morning

                    On Saturday I had an early start to meet Lawrence and his Outward Bound clan at the CIC on Ben Nevis at 8am. Lawrence’s group has had a tiring week exploring the highland munros in the scorching weather, and today it was time to get […]...

Ledge Route – Great Ben Weather

                    On Friday we took a couple of days out of the 5 day Joint Services Rock Climbing Foundation Award, to make the most of the good weather over Friday/Saturday. We split the team of 6 into 2 teams – 2 with Lawrie and 4 with […]...

Mountaineering Day 2 – Ledge Route

  What a brilliant day! Today was the second day of Gavin and Mark’s Skills/Mountaineering course – with the challenging aim of getting them further on the road to independence, to walk and climb grade I/II. We covered a lot yesterday, but still had a huge amount of ground to cover today. They have a […]...