Phil's Hiking Resources

Keyword: WML

Aonach Eagach in Winter – Glencoe Feb 2016  

This February we went to Glencoe and did the Aonach Eagach classic Grade 2 winter ridge between Meall Dearg (952m) and Sgorr nam Fiannaidh (967m)  Aonach Eagach: Meall Dearg (952m) and Sgorr nam Fiannaidh (967m)  We also… Failed to get up Sgor na h-Ulaidh (994m) due to gale force winds Bagged Beinn Fhionnlaidh (959m) from Glen Etive in beautiful conditions » read more »


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.

Author: Phil Newby