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Teaching Trad Leading

This video was taken on the lower pitch of Terminal Buttress at Dunkeld. To do this safely, I am on a fixed line parallel to the route...

Skye Munros Remaining Dates

Skye Munros - Dates for Summer 2024. 16th-21st August 24th-27th August There are 11 Munros on the Cuillin Ridge. This three day course...

Cuillin Munros

Photos from from two days guiding in the Cuillins of Skye. Neil was keen to tick Munros 274, 275 and 276 off his list. On Monday we...

Glen Coe Classic

Great day climbing today on “Agag’s Groove” on the Rannoch Wall, Buachille Etive Mor. This ultra classic 100m route takes an exciting...

Pushing the Grades

Glen Lednock Sport Crag was a great venue to push up to the next grade on lead. It also has a real mountain feel to it despite only being...

Amazing Trip to the Ben

Managed to catch perfect conditions for our trip to Ben Nevis. Climbed Comb Gully and Central Gully Right Hand in the Ciste area.

Easy Gully Creag Meagaidh

This turned out to be a good choice for the day, as the avalanche risk in the Norrhern Cairngorms was "Considerable". Easy Gully was very...

Spring has arrived

Great to be climbing outdoors again on Tuesday afternoons!

Bluebird Munro Day

Some photographs of our awesome Munro Day on Beinn Dorain, Bridge of Orchy.

Taxus

The avalanche forecast for Ben Nevis prompted a change of plans which thankfully worked out well. We climbed the three star "Taxus" on...

Winter Skills Day

We managed to catch some excellent snow conditions on Beinn Ghlas for our intro to winter mountaineering day. This was the first time in...

Costa Blanca Climbing

We have just finished a fantastic week's climbing in Spain with our school group from Glenalmond College. Our final day involved another...

Stunning Day on Cairngorm

Winter skills day on Cairngorm. Truly stunning weather, very cold but with virtually no wind.

Sport Climb Lower Offs

It was a beautiful day today at Bennybeg so we jumped at the chance of an outdoor session to practice sport climb lower offs. This was in...

Knowledge Dispels Fear

The fear of falling can become a bigger problem than actually falling if it causes a climber to freeze or panic under stress. Learning to...

Rock Skills Introduction Course

Today was a new first for me. I was Course Director on a Rock Skills Introduction Course for Mountain Training with 12 young climbers...

Improvised Rescue for Climbers

We managed to find possibly the only piece of dry rock in Perthshire today for a day teaching climbing problem solving today. Upper Cave...

Success on the Inn Pin

This Saturday was a school trip at the upper end of the ambition scale. All four pupils involved made it to the top of the Inn Pin,...

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