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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 »

Avalanches  

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 »

Aviemore February 2019  

We spent February Half Term in Aviemore, it was quite windy which meant we didn’t get as high as we would have liked and quite warm so not as much snow to play in either. Meall Chuaich (951m) A nice stroll up Glenfeshie A nice stroll around Loch an Eilein The Runnel – Grade II winter » 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 »


Author: Phil Newby