Wednesday, 17 February 2016

The last few weeks...

The Winter season is in full swing now. Here are some pictures with captions of my work and play over the last few weeks:
A snowy trip on Ben Nevis for Abacus Mountain Guides

2 days with Mark looking at Winter Skills and navigation- deep snow on Buachaille Etive Beag on Day 1!

A trip up to Mullach nan Correan on Day 2....

And a visit to the white room!...
Abbing down to go climbing

Out with Ian and Al on Morwind (III,4) on Aonach Mor

Some stretchy moves!

Back on the Ben with Frank from the Netherlands

The Observatory still poking through

A bit of a wild day with Danny in Glencoe...

Looking at Winter navigation in testing conditions...

A slightly nicer day on Stob Ban for day 2!

A fun in the sun day out with friends on the Zig Zags on Gearr Aonach

Jamie out with students fro Sheffield Hallam Uni MC on the N Ridge of Stob Ban

Some down climbing in wet conditions!

3 days with returning client David- Day 1 was wild and wet in Glencoe!

Pushing the comfort zone on the North Ridge of Stob Ban...

Summit in the bag!

Battling the weather again on the North Face of the Ben!

Some dry and calm weather with Dorian and Bjorn for the Highland Mountain Company

Stunning conditions with Graham on Stob Dubh for some Winter Skills

Back in Glencoe with Julie, working with students from West Highland College

This is more like it.. :)

Julie Baum MIC, coaching some Winter Mountaineering

Great day with a great bunch!

Some ice axe arrest with Lee and Chris on a Ben Nevis Winter Weekend

The chaps tooled up and ready to tackle Ben Nevis!

Superb weather on the Ben!

The obligatory summit selfie!

A speedy ascent in more great weather with Rhiannon from Canada

A rare sight!