January 2015

A New Year and some great winter conditions covered most of Scotland. The Skiing was good over Christmas and New Year. The climbing was a bit buried but it soon improved. I worked on a Mountain Rescue Scotland, Avalanche Rescue Course up on the Aonach Mor Ski Area. A week-end training team members on the subtleties on avalanche rescue. We actually had some good weather for the course which makes a change, it usually just blows a gale.

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I also had a few days wondering about the hills in the snow with various groups here is Alan and his girlfriend on Buchaille Etive Beag on an atmospheric and very snow day.

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And of course a little climbing on some great early season Ice here a route in the Auch Glen, definitely a bit off the beaten track.

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So that was January, hopefully February will keep up the good work. Hope to see you out there.