We’ve had a nice enough day of weather with which to start this week’s Winter Mountaineering Course. Rob led Tim up Stob Coire Sgreamhach’s Stron na Lairig whilst I was on the the other side a Glencoe leading Tom and Laura along the Aonach Eagach. The snow under foot on both routes was firm enough to be helpful although it’s been noticeable just how much the temperature has risen throughout the day leading to a lot of bashing at balled up crampons on the way down.

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