Climbing

Harrison’s Climb Direct

Max and I headed up to have a go at the Shroud. However it had warmed up too much and by the time we got to the crux pitch it was really dripping and the rock behind was black and wet, and I was too concerned about it

Point Five Gully

The wee man made a flying visit up from Glasgow for the day to tick off this Ben Nevis classic. We went for the late start option, on the theory that if we left it late enough we would not have to queue and all the

Observatory Buttress

Nice clear and sunny day. Yesterday’s precipitation had left a reasonable dusting of snow on everything. Frazer was keen on Observatory Buttress, so we plodded on up there and got stuck in. The first mixed pitch

Cosmiques Arete with Martina

A couple of days after having a solo attempt at this, one of my workmates, Martina, asked if I’d do it again with her. A couple of other climbers having a break half way along the arete. Martina near the final step

Cosmiques Arete – Solo

I decided to have a go at a bit of solo mixed climbing. It was my first real go at mixed climbing as well. I remember being quite excited about it, and a little bit apprehensive. At the end of the Cosmiques Arete, where

Les Sources de l’Arveyron

Paul and I headed up to the Sources de l’Arveyron for a spot of ice climbing. Our first outing of the season. Paul tackles the lower section Myself through the middle section And then Paul gets the upper section