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Andy Spink BA Hons, MIC, IML, BCU Level 5 surf coach, Sea kayak and Canoe Coach.
Andy Spink BA Hons, MIC, IML, BCU Level 5 surf coach, Sea kayak and Canoe Coach.

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Manchester University Mountaineering Club winter courses weekend 2017.
Well the snow returned in Glencoe right on que this weekend. We were working with twenty two keen students from MUMC on their annual winter safety and skills weekend. We had instructors out on Intro Climbing, Intro to Winter Mountaineering and Winter Hill W...
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A catch up from the last two weeks. Winter Courses 2017 so far.
Winter has been slow to start this year, but that is not unusual. There was very little snow in January 2008 and it didn't develop a good snow base in January at Glencoe Ski slopes last year.  So as the temperatures fluctuated around freezing at 900 m we wa...
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Winter is back. Sron Na Larig in Glencoe today.
Andy Spink was out mentoring Cliff who is working towards his MIC award. They headed onto the fine exposed crest of Sron Na Larig in Glencoe. The route was being plastered with new snow being driven be strong westerly winds. Cliff guided and instructed Stev...
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Glencoe today. In search of elusive snow in gully lines. And we found one!
Seek and you may find!  A beautiful day in Glencoe today. Winter conditions are very thin in the hills at the moment. It is fair to say that we do require snow. However the ice bulges are growing in easy angled burns and the turf at 600 m  was starting to f...
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Happy Christmas 2016
Our regular posts of winter walking, mountaineering and climbing conditions on the Scottish mountains will resume after New Year on Jan 5th 2017. December has been a mild affair after a very cold and snowy November, but we have been busy, walking, climbing,...
Happy Christmas 2016
Happy Christmas 2016
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A long over due catch up of work adventures with Hebridean Pursuits.
The autumn season has turned to winter up here in Scotland. With fresh snow on the ground our thoughts turn to winter work and adventures. We are looking forward to a very busy winter of bookings in the mountains and although spring and summer 2017 is a way...
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Loretto School Adventure Activity Course at Tavool House on Mull.
We have had a great four days with the pupils from Loretto School. The school returned for their annual trip to Tavool House Outdoor Centre on Mull. Climbing, canyoning, coasteering and scrambling and walking all were achieved.   We were working for www.heb...
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George Heriot's School. Annual Scrambling Weekend in Glencoe.
Well the weather has not been kind recently in Scotlandoutside but the resilience of young people on our courses and trips continues to impress us. The pupils from George Heriot's spent two days in Glencoe with Hebridean Pursuits. Day one was on the shelter...
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LGBT Youth Scotland Pilot Outdoor Residential at Tavool House on Mull.
It was with excitement and pride that we at Hebridean Pursuits and the Roses Project opened Tavool House up for a fantastic group of young people form YGBT Youth Scotland. The aim of the residential was to explore specific ways of delivering outdoor learnin...
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Busy, busy in Scotlandoutside and else where.
It has been an immensely busy period since we last blogged. So here is a wee catch up of images. Hebridean Pursuits have been active running Roses Project residentials at Tavool House Outdoor Centre on Mull and technical training courses else where on the m...
Busy, busy in Scotlandoutside and else where.
Busy, busy in Scotlandoutside and else where.
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