Ben Nevis, Point Five Gully

Sunday, 17th March 2013 by
Pete emerging from the Ben Nevis summit shelter after we'd eaten our sandwiches, massaged our feet, and inspected Pete's injuries...Another night sleeping in the back of the car, another 4am alarm call, and another world-class classic Scottish winter route. This time on the mountain that some might consider to be the “crucible of Scottish winter climbing”, the north face of Ben Nevis.

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Richard leading one of the longest indoor routes in the UK at the Lakeland Climbing CentreThe Climbers’ Club AGM has for me been traditionally a great opportunity to meet up with friends, enjoy a slap up dinner, and get involved helping set the direction of those that manage the club

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The Pumpkin, Creag Meagaidh

Sunday, 24th February 2013 by
The view down Coire Ardair from the top of the 4th pitch of the Pumpkin.  A frozen Loch Laggan is visible in the distance, and we could just see Ardverikie House on the far shore.It’s a long way to the West Highlands, even from the Lakes. However, with such a great weather forecast and the recent days of cold weather the conditions looked awesome, so the long drive and not inconsiderable fuel costs was well worth considering. But we wanted to go somewhere new to us – Creag Meagaidh […]

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