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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Abseiling: Borrowdale

  This morning, we met 10 Army Fitness clients for a wet but fun abseiling┬ásession in Borrowdale.  

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2-day navigation course: overnight at Seathwaite Tarn

  Over the past couple of days, we’ve been on the hill with returning clients Scott and John who joined us last year to celebrate Scotts Stag Do. This year things were a little more serious as the guys booked … Continue reading

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Ice & winter climbing: Tower Ridge & Point 5 Gully

  This weekend, Paddy has been out on Ben Nevis leading a couple of days of guided ice climbing for returning clients Scott and Nick. Scott and Nick are already experienced winter climbers, but they wanted to push on and … Continue reading

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Winter ML assessment

  Weeks of anxiety and last minute preparation finally came to an end the other week, as I headed up to Scotland to test myself against the infamous and dreaded Winter Mountain Leader assessment. This 5 day assessment is heralded … Continue reading

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Winter mountaineering: School House Ridge

  What a difference a day makes! Today we could see stuff – wow! With a high avalanche forecast limiting options, we climbed School House Ridge on Sgorr Bhan, which is a great aesthetically pleasing ridge with some small sections … Continue reading

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