Tag Archives: Scottish Winter Climbing

No messing on the Pottage

Managed to grab a short day of climbing with my colleague Matt ahead of a few days working in the Cairngorms. Conditions are currently very good, with a good general cover of snow, scoured in places and some notable spots … Continue reading

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Facing the inevitable

A quick blast up to the Scottish Highlands on Saturday night with the intention of climbing on Lochnagar on Sunday. The forecast meant conditions were never likely to be perfect but the corries of Lochnagar can often be relatively mellow … Continue reading

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Late season ice on The Ben

‘I’ve got a couple of days holiday left, you still keen for winter climbing?’ The daffodils were blooming, Southern England was basking in sunshine and temperatures in the mid-20’s and we were back on the M74 heading north late in … Continue reading

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