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Spean Bridge Easter 2022  

Easter week away bagging Corbetts: Meall na Leitreach from Dalnaspidal Two Càrn Deargs in Glen Roy (truly dull lumps) Walk from Fort Willam to Spean Bridge along the Great Glen Way and disuused Railway lines. Sgùrr an Utha with its fantastic twisty schitst, micas and garnetts The “Innsey Wincies”: Cruach Innse & Sgùrr Innse with » read more »

Ballachulish February 2022  

Had a lovely week in Scotland bagging Corbetts Beinn Trilleachan Beinn Odhar Beinn an Lochain 901.7m (fantastic winter day out) probably the very best Corbett i’ve met. And a few nice low level walks around Ballachulish and Oban too.  

Ullapool September 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 »

Author: Phil Newby