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Wednesday 13th May 2015

Ian abseiling off The Old Man of Hoy

A week of Islands

Today I was on Skye on the Inaccessible Pinnacle on Sgurr Dearg. Last week I was in the Orkneys with Reed and Ian.

We managed to climb The Old Man on Friday after a couple of very wet windy days which meant that it was very sandy but still a spectacular climb. Then on Saturday last weekend we finished off our trip with a climb on the sports routes at Yesnaby on Orkney Mainland.

Heading towards the Old Man Reed climbing on the Old Man of Hoy

Saturday 2nd May 2015

Kath leading Secretaries Direct

Cragging in Glen Nevis

Yesterday was really warm in Glen Nevis. I was climbing with Kath and Steve. They did loads of leading and we ticked quite a few classic Severes.

Today it was a lot cooler with a breeze that got stronger throughout the day and a few rain and hail showers passed through.

Steve leading on Secretaries Direct Steve leading on Spike Wall

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