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For the final day of our winter mountaineering course we headed East to the Cairngorms where the better weather forecast proved true and we enjoyed sunshine and good firm snow. Marion was feeling better today [...]

Ben Nevis

It's been a fairly wild day here in Scotland but for the second day of our winter mountaineering course we managed to escape the worst of the winds on the North Face of the Ben. [...]

North Buttress of Stob Ban

Huw and I have been joined by Racheal, Tom, Laura  and Marion this week for our final winter mountaineering course of the season. It's been a tad warm really but its getting colder tonight and [...]

Scottish Skiing

I've got this weekend off and decided to make the most of the free time by enjoying some Scottish Ski action. I spent the day at Nevis Range and was over the moon to [...]

Avalanche Avoidance

For the second day of our avalanche avoidance course we focused on decision making, heuristic traps and companion rescue. We headed to Nevis Range and used the gondola to get to the snow line and [...]

Avalanche Avoidance Course

I have been joined by Laura, Thomas, Andy, Andy and Ben for our two day avalanche avoidance course here in Scotland. We headed to the Glencoe Ski Centre and focused on Terrain, Weather and Conditions [...]

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Mountain Navigation

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Mountain Leader

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Rock Climbing

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Alpine Trekking

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Winter Courses

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Big Mountain Expeditions

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Private Guiding Snowdonia

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