Category Archives: Rock Climbing

Safety warning: Coire an t-Sneachda

The MCofS and Glenmore Lodge instructors have warned that climbing in Coire an t-Sneachda in the Northern Corries has become dangerous. On September 2 a woman was killed when climbing on the Aladdin’s Buttress area of the corrie, and last … Continue reading

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Back in harness: climbing in Sputan

  It’s the easiest thing to stop being a climber, without ever having to take a conscious decision. Several years ago I became involved in bothy maintenance, had some great weekends, rediscovered the joy of wandering about in the Cairngorms, … Continue reading

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Etive Capers – a historical document

In the continued absence of sufficient motivation to write the many gems of Cairngorm wisdom I keep meaning to share, here’s a revived tale from many years ago when I used to occasionally visit parts west of the ‘Gorms – … Continue reading

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