Monthly Archives: December 2010

Sgurr na Feartaig, Dec 27th

On Monday 27th, Ian picked me up and it was looing a bit warm, 7 degrees. But as soon as we were over the hill along Loch Carron it was about freezing and there was still plenty snow by the … Continue reading

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Eas a Bhradain waterfall, Dec 24th

This is the ‘famous’ waterfall past Luib on the main road to Sligachan and Portree, it was well frozen with thick ice and only a little water running beneath. It is grade II.

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Beinn Bhan conditions 22nd Dec 2010

A really short day for me as I wanted to get home in good time. Just to check out some photograpy locations and to see what conditions for ice are like. I have some pics that might be useful, click … Continue reading

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Coire Scamadal Ice climbs

I heard Mike Lates and Beads were in Coire Scamadal today (Wed 8th) so I thought I would try and get some photos. There were 2 others in the Coire (Doug Hawthorn and Ewen Todd – get in touch with … Continue reading

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Icy on the roads

Ian phoned at 6-30 this morning (sat 4th) to say his car was skidding on icy roads and wouldnt be able to go climbing.  His road has some very steep hills and big drops so best not to risk it.  … Continue reading

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Fuar Tholl winter conditions

Thursday 2nd Dec. I went up the path to below the Mainreachan buttress to take some pictures for Bigstonecountry.  Walk in was okay, snow but not too hard going.  Someone had broken trail.  The big cliffs seem dry and not … Continue reading

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