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Scotland Trips

Spean Bridge Easter 2019  

We spent Easter in Spean Bridge and we climbed: Sgiath Chuil (920m) Ben Nevis (1345m) up via Number 2 Gully, and down Number 4 Gully. Beinn Bhan (796m) Aonach Mor (1221m) abseiled down Easy Gully and failed to find any good ice in the twins. Sron a’ Choire Ghairbh (937m) and Meall na Teanga (916.8m) Streap (909m) Beinn Bhuidhe » 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 »

Winter & Easter 2017: Scotland  

For February we spent a week in Glencoe battling Storm Doris, even so we managed to get: Sgòr na h – Ulaidh  994m The Beinn a’Bheithir Ballachulish pair via the col from the north side:  Sgòrr Dhearg 1024m and Sgòrr Dhonuill 1001m Creise 1099.8m and Meall a’Bhuiridh 1108m in deep fresh snow. At Easter we stayed » read more »

Arran – Easter 2016  

This Easter we went to the Isle of Arran Scotland, and we climbed: Beinn Tarsuinn (826m) & Cir Mhor (799m)  via Beinn Nuis (792m) with some unexpectedly heavy snow fall. Beinn Bharrain – Mullach Buidhe (721m) &  Beinn Bhreac (711m) Visited Hutton’s Unconformity and other interesting geology Goatfell (874m) Caisteal Abhail (859m) via Witch’s step Great fun!

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 »


Author: Phil Newby