Photos from our Scottish Courses this week.
Some great pictures in from John instructing on our Expedition Skills Course this weekend.
It’s been another busy weekend in Scotland, here are some pictures from one of our climbing courses.
Over the last few days our Winter Mountaineering courses have been on the East Ridge of Beinn a Chaorainn and on the Onich slabs working on some technical skills and foot placements.
Another Blustery weekend in Scotland but the teams managed to get out and have a great time. The team spent the first day on Buchaille Etive and moved to Meall a Bhuiridh the following day.
Our Scottish courses are great for learning new skills. Our courses are due to finish at the end of March so it’s time to book on while you can.
A mixture of sun and squawls from this weekends courses, climbing on Gearr Annoch.
Good conditions in Scotland made for a great weekend on our Winter Mountaineering courses.
Storm Dennis didn’t deter our teams out in Scotland this weekend, and the teams got some excellent skills practise in.
Here’s some photos from Andy, who was out this weekend battling Storm Dennis with our Winter Mountaineers this weekend.
Chris was out this weekend with the Winter Mountaineering course, Saturday saw them shelter from the conditions below the Dragons Tooth, Ballachulish.
The sun came out in Scotland on our Winter Courses this week! Lets hope that continues.
While most were hiding away from the storms, our groups were out making the most of it, in Scotland. The teams had a great time and made the best of it on North Gully and Pinnacle Buttress in Coire nan Lochaine, Onich Slabs, and Inglis Clark Ridge on Creise today.
It’s been a busy and blustery weekend in Scotland. The teams have all been out on the hill getting the full “Scottish Element” of our Winter Mountaineering Course, this will stand them all in good stead for anywhere in the world!
This weekend we have Winter Skills Courses, Winter Mountaineering and Introduction to Snow and Ice Climbing courses running from our winter base in Onich, Scotland. Here are some pictures from the first day of the Winter Mountaineering course, on Buchaille Etive Beag.
Everyone on the Winter Mountaineering course has had a fantastic weekend , playing and learning new skills, these photos are from Broad Gully and East Ridge if Beinn à Chaorainn.
Our Winter Expeditions Skills course had a great weekend with John and Mark. This course covers:
- Movement on snow and ice
- Use of ice axe and crampons
- Ice axe arrest
- Using fixed lines
In the evening we spend time developing winter camping and cooking skills!
Photos in from Chris one of our Course Directors in Scotland from this weekend’s Winter Mountaineering Course, learning the skills required for some of our more technical expeditions. Lots of Snow came this weekend!
What a great weekend it’s been on the Scottish Courses, the teams had the full Scottish Winter experience which is all weathers in one day. Great preparation for any of our expeditions to colder climates and high mountain ranges.
12th January 2020
More pictures from Tom.
7th January 2020
Despite the mild conditions the UK has seen over the last couple of months, the Scottish courses are off to a good start. Here a just a few photos taken in No3 Gulley on Ben Nevis and Broad Gulley on Stob Coire nan Lochan.