Day 5 on The Isle of Skye was wet and rainy and after my exploits on The Inaccessible Pinnacle the day before I was glad to rest up and do very little. On Day 6 Helen, Jane, Cheryl and I climbed Bruach na Frithe. We parked in a layby about 500m west of The Sligachan
Day 4 on The Isle of Skye saw a few intrepid souls climb back up onto the Cuillin Ridge to bag Sgurr MhicChoinnich and Sgurr Dearg and its infamous ‘Inaccessible Pinnacle’. The weather wasn’t great in the morning but the forecast was for dry sunny weather later in the day so we headed up Coire
Rained a bit today but didn’t nobody minded since we were pretty tired from yesterday’s walk up onto the Cuillin Ridge. A few us us headed to Coral Bay and Portree for a bit of a mooch and a coffee. If you think this looks like fun – come and join us.
Today, Alan, Helen, John, Julia, Maria, Stuart and I tackled two Munros – Sgurr a’ Mhadaidh and Sgurr a’ Ghreadaidh. The weather started off OK but by the time we were bagging the 2nd Munro the mist had descended making the rock wet and slippery. Great day – my first time on the Cuillin Ridge
In May 2017, the Gentian Mountaineering Club spent a week in the Bunkhouse next door to the Old Inn in Carbost, Isle of Skye. On the first day, our intrepid leader took as on a short (he said) walk to Talisker Bay and back along the coast. After 25k and much road walking later we
In November we headed to Capel Curig in Snowdonia for a weekend in the Carneddau – but not before climbing Great Orme near Llundudno on the way there. On the Saturday the weather was glorious with lots of lying snow so some of us headed up Nant y Benglog before climbing Pen yr Helgi Du via Y
For the February 2015 Winter Meet we stayed at the Inverardran Cottage Bunkhouse in Crianlarich, Scotland. On the first day we attempted to climb Ben More but did not reach the summit due to excessively high winds. On the second day three of us attempted to climb Ben More via the north east ridge – but again did