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Ullapool 2021  

Easter 2020 was delayed to Easter 2021 and finally happend in September 2021 – thanks Covid! We climbed: The 3 Quinag Corbetts – Sail Gharbh (809m), Sail Gorm (776m), Spidean Coinich (764m) Stac Pollaidh Suliven An Teallach – Sgurr Fiona (1059m) and Bidein a’ Ghlas Thuill (1063m) and a nice bit of the West Hilghland way from Fort Bill.

Glacier Trekking 2019 Saas-Mattertal  

Flew to Geneva, got  train to St Nikalaus Took a bus to Gasenreid and walked up to the Bordier Hut (2886m) Climbed Balfrin (3796m) and Gross Bigger Horn (3625m) from Bordier Hut as a circuit – a hard 11 hour day with glacier crossing. Not feeling well so took public transport to Saas Grund! Bus » read more »

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 »

Haute Route: Champex to Arolla June 2018  

For this year’s trek, we decided to do our own variant of the classic glacier Haute Route, but missing out both the Chamonix and Zermatt ends. Day 1: Champex to Cabane d’Orny (2811m) We took the Champex chair lift to La Breya, and did the short walk up to Cabane d’Orny (2811m). Distance: 4km – » read more »

Author: Phil Newby