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Thursday 12th March 2015

Gareth, Neil and Dave on the summit of Sgurr Mor

Intro to winter climbing

Been working in the North West highlands for Martin this last week. I've had some great days out with Gareth, Neil and Dave.

Fuar Tholl, Liathach, Dry tooling, Meall Gorm and the highlight, Resurrection on Sgurr Mor. A mixed week of weather with some windy wet warm fronts and a few ridges of high pressure too.

Gareth leading on Meall Gorm On Resurrection
Climbing out of Access Gully Dawn across Kishorn

Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Ian on the SW Ridge of the Douglas Boulder

Spring is here!

It may be Metrological Spring but the Scottish Mountains seem to follow the astronomical calendar more closely.

The last few days I've been out with father and son team, Ian and John. We've enjoyed the water ice on Lurcher's Crag in the East and the very snowy mountains of Glencoe and Lochaber.

John ice climbing Looking north up Glencoe from Gear Aonach
Ian leading on the Zig Zags John abseiling down the Zig Zags

I have archived all previous conditions reports. Please click on the appropriate link below to view past reports.