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An avalanche is a large slide of snow down a mountainside, caused when a buildup of snow is released down a slope.  It is one of the major dangers faced in the mountains in winter. A large avalanche can run for miles, and destroy anything in its path.  For example, in Montroc, France in 1999, » read more »

Creag Meagaidh – Easter 2007  

A fantastic day our on Creag Meagaidh bagging: Carn Liath (1006m) Stob Poite Coire Ardair (1054m) Creag Meagaidh (1128m)    

Crianlairich February 2013  

We took a week for winter Munro bagging at half-term in Crianlairich: On Day 1 we tried to get up   Cruach Ardrain (1046m) but got blown off at 850m Day 2 was brilliant and we bagged   Ben Vane (916m) after being turned away from Sgiath Chuil (921m) due to stalking. Day 3 we managed   Stob Binnein (1165m) and  Ben More (1174m) with very exciting total white our conditions » read more »

Crib Goch and Snowdon Horseshoe in Winter  

A lovely winters day out on Crib Goch and Snowdon Horseshoe.

Easter 2010 – Glen Etive  

Two days Munro Bagging in Glen Etive Bagging Stob Coir’an Albannaich (1044m) and Meall nan Eun (928m) at bottom of Glen Etive. Fantastic sunny day. High avalanche risk on SE to SW slopes, lots of patchy windslab and sastrugi to navigate through safely. Some crampon work needed on steep harder North slopes. Buchille Etive More » read more »

Author: Phil Newby