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Oliver Heyes
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Solo on Ben Nevis
After my final exam I chose to escape the city and run away to Ben Nevis. After booking the CIC hut for the night, something I can recommend to anyone who wishes to visit the North Face, I took the train to Fort William. From Fort William a short walk to a ...
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Mer de Glace
Altitude, something that I had never encountered before I embarked on a trip to the Courvercle Hut from Montenvers. I was shocked at how debilitating a lack of oxygen in the air can be. Looking down the Mer de Glace from Montenvers We climbed down the ladde...
Mer de Glace
Mer de Glace
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Learning the Ropes II
February provided me and Cammy with our first real opportunity to climb in winter. Previous to then university, inclement weather and girlfriends had stopped us making the trip North. This quick trip was to Glen Coe, famous for massacre, breathtaking scener...
Learning the Ropes II
Learning the Ropes II
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The Cobbler
The Cobbler is the most accessible technical summit in relation to Glasgow. Yesterday a group of friends with varying experience in the mountains made the trip with me to the summit. The weather started with drizzle but quickly dried, however strong winds r...
The Cobbler
The Cobbler
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Learning The Ropes
In December Cammy and I had an abortive attempt to break into winter climbing, which ended in an epic at the Cairngorms. Unfortunately due to the abysmal conditions we were unable to climb, instead the snow and ice that had formed had melted over night and ...
Learning The Ropes
Learning The Ropes
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Do you have previous?
So what qualifies me to talk about adventure? As previously stated I am a fairly inexperienced climber, I've never been to the alps and I'm already set on making alpine ascents with a similarly poorly experienced person where there is no hope of rescue in t...
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Do you have previous?
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The Germ Of An Idea
The concept of this blog is to hopefully show that anyone, with a little experience, determination and ingenuity can undertake adventure and expeditions in the modern world. The great peaks may have been climbed and you may be able to pay your way to the to...
The Germ Of An Idea
The Germ Of An Idea
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