Tag Archives : Ice Climbing

West Highland Conditions

Stormy conditions encourage patience. Lighter northerly winds have reduced the rate of windslab forming on W through N to E facing slopes today. The high crags have been buried and hard to get to. Ben Nevis on Monday saw few parties venturing far above the Douglas Boulder. Huge depths of snow in the back corries […]

Ben Nevis ice Climbing

Aonach Mor Winter Climbing

Aonach Mor Conditions

Lighter winds are still producing large sloughs down gully lines and building large cornices on a range of aspects. With the chance of some clear skies, this weekend should see many more visitors to the west highlands. We climbed The Split today with good frozen placements and easy clearing. Teams who have headed eastwards may […]