Photos & Trip Reports

Photos & Trip Reports

Cairngorms from Kingussie February 2015  

We spent February Half-term at Kingussie and did some hill bagging around the Cairngorm area. Geal-charn (917m) & A’Mharconaich (975m) from Balsporan in a 60mph gale. Stob a’Choire Mheadhoin (1105m) & Stob Coire Easain (1115m) A rest day where we walked to a small trigpoint, and popped in to Coire an t-Sneachda to have a look at the conditions. » read more »

Scotland New Year 2015  

We spent New Year at Killin in Scotland for some winter Munro bagging and we got: Meall nan Tarmachan (1044m) via the tarmachan ridge Meall na Aighean (981m) and Carn Mairg (1042m) Meall Ghaordaidh (1039m) Ben Chonzie (931m) Ben Ledi (879m) – a Corbet

Lochabar Scotland October 2014  

We spent October half term based in a nice cottage in Glencoe and climbed: Bidean nam Bian (1150m) and Stob Coire Sgreamhach (1072m) via Stob Coire nan Lochan (1115m) Beinn a’Chrulaiste (857m) – a Corbet Buachaille Etive Mor: Stob na Broige (956m) and Stob Dearg (1021m) Stob Ban (999m) and  Mullach nan Coirean (939m) in the Mamores and had a » read more »

Glacier Fest: Chamonix & Valle d’Aosta – June 2014  

This year the two of us went to Chamonix and Valle d’Aosta (Italy) for two weeks high glacier trekking. Week 1: Chamonix The first week we based ourselves in a fantastic little apartment in Chamonix Sud (details below). Day 1:  Mer de Glace (2000+m): crazy ladders, glacier skills & crevasse rescue practice day – full details and » read more »

Gran Paradiso (4061m) – Valle d’Aosta – July 2014  

Day 12: We had a leisurely 4.00am breakfast at the Rifugio Vittorio Emanuele and waited for the bulk of the climbers to set off ahead of us (we hoped they would trample the fresh snow of yesterday and make the path easier for us!). The weather was fantastic and we enjoyed a beautiful sunrise and a » read more »


Author: Phil Newby