Paul James, MIC - - Winter and Rock Climbing Conditions

Thursday, 17 January 2013

17-01-13, Cairngorms - Winter Mountaineering

Coire an t-Sneachda, from pt1141.
This week I have been working on a Winter Mountaineering Skills course at Glenmore Lodge. We have looked at movement, winter skills, basic rope work, snow anchors, rock anchors, navigation, avalanche awareness traversed Fiaciall coire an t-Sneachda today which was superb today, climbed the East ridge of Beinn a Chaorainn yesterday. More powdery snow towards the west, plenty of wind slab on the east, high winds forcast but freezing level staying low.
Fiaciall Buttress.
Meall a Bhuachaille from Coire Laogh Mor.
Mountaineering on Fiaciall.
Carn Etchachan

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