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Tuesday 22nd July 2014

End of a beautiful day

Creag Rodha Mor aka Super Crag

Yesterday I was over on the west coast climbing with Robin. It was hot, sweaty and slighty midgie for climbing but what a stunning day to be out on the west coast. Wanting to get the most out of our day passes we didn't leave the crag till 8:30pm after 7 pitches of climbing which meant the Ullapool chippy was shut. Doh!

It was the first time either of us had visited this particular crag which has only been developed since 2011 by Ian and Tess. There is a topo on my website on my Downloads page.

Abbing into the Main Wall Rob starting up the 2nd pitch of Guanissimo

Monday 14th July 2014

Willie climbing at Kingussie Crag

Dolphins and Sunshine

I was out climbing with Willie the last 2 days. We had some lovely sunny warm weather. The pleasant breeze also kept the midges away.

On Sunday we climbed at Kingussie Crag and today we climbed at Cummingston. It was Willie's first taste of sea cliff climbing and we were rewarded with a view of some dolphins and some excellent climbing.

Abbing off the sea stack at Cummingston Willie at Cummingston today

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