Year: 2017

The Vanoise with Norton Hill School 2017

In July, we returned again to the Vanoise with Norton Hill School for their annual D of E Gold experience. There were five teams this time and all completed successfully. There were some inspirational performances from some of the students who completed their expedition despite health issues. The weather was generally very good except for […]

A Busy Easter 2017

The Easter School Holidays is often a busy time and this year was no exception. We were also blessed with some excellent weather although the lack of snow in Scotland was a bit problematic. The first week saw me in Kinlochleven again for Giggleswick School’s Annual D of E/Mountain Training week. Once again, we went […]

Winter 2017

Winter 2017 was not the best, either in Scotland or on the continent. In early February, mark, James, Brent and I went to Torridon to try to do some long winter routes. However, the snow and ice was absent. We managed a good day climbing on the coast at Inveralligin in a beautiful setting when […]