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Sam Wainwright
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Food for 'thaw't
The thaw is finally here and what a hell of a winter season its been. It all started a bit avalanche but that soon settled down, leaving the mountains
plastered in firm snow and fat ice. Living in Scotland has certainly been the
key to getting out and enjoy...
Food for 'thaw't
Food for 'thaw't
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NEB
Norman Collie is a bit of a legend by all accounts. Not only
was he a professor of Chemistry at UCL specialising in mixing up gases to make
them illuminate and explode, but he was also one of the most revered UK
mountaineers of the late 1800s / early 1900s....
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Norman Collie is a bit of a legend by all accounts. Not only
was he a professor of Chemistry at UCL specialising in mixing up gases to make
them illuminate and explode, but he was also one of the most revered UK
mountaineers of the late 1800s / early 1900s....
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How the Mighty Fall
Norman Collie is a bit of a legend by all accounts. Not only
was he a professor of Chemistry at UCL specialising in mixing up gases to make
them illuminate and explode, but he was also one of the most revered UK
mountaineers of the late 1800s / early 1900s....
How the Mighty Fall
How the Mighty Fall
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Back up to Udlaidh last week and ticked Peter Pan Direct (V,5) which is my first grade V,5 and a pure ice route to boot. This is my first winter climbing season having also done my first grade IV earlier in Jan and have now climbed ten more routes at that g...
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snownowsnowicesnow
In the last few weeks winter weather seems to have started dominating
news feeds more than it’s been dominating my blog! The so called ‘beast from
the east’ has been making waves along the length of the UK. Tales of deep and havoc-wreaking
snow in London on...
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Considering the frustration I faced last winter season with
what felt like a continuous conveyer of warm weather systems washing over the
mountains, this year seems to have been both loads colder and loads whiter,
with an (almost) continuous blanket of snow...
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Had a great couple of days with Phil out exploring some
classic winter lines in the Western Highlands last weekend. By a stroke of luck a high
pressure system loitering off the north west coast brought amazingly
cold and stable conditions with virtually no ...
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Before the start of this year it'd been a while since I had been out in winter just for
the sake of enjoyment alone. In 2016 and 2017 walking in the hills was about collecting
days for the log book, the worse the weather the better the experience. Now
that’...
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My Top Routes of 2017
It’s been a turbulent year to say the least. New job, new
home, more friends, different life. So much has changed. Through all this thankfully some things have stayed constant, namely a love of early mornings and chronic fear of lazy Saturdays! Moving back ...
My Top Routes of 2017
My Top Routes of 2017
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