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Ben Nevis Winter climbing conditions

I will be running a separate page for winter conditions on Ben Nevis once the 2015 - 2016 season gets underway. It is under the Winter section of the website. The link is here BEN NEVIS CONDITIONS.

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This is where you can find some pictures and blogs of what I have been up to. I'm not the most avid blogger in the world!, but when the Winter comes there will be regular conditions updates for Ben nevis as well as a dedicated Ben Nevis conditions page this coming winter.

Cheers
Richard 

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Category: Summer 2015

The second weekend of a Summer mountain leader training course that I was running for the Mountaineering Council of Scotland, this last weekend. We had a great expedgoing through the Blackmount hills. The weather not quite being as kind as it might have been, however the navigation
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Category: Summer 2015

A days summer Ml re-assessment yesterday looking at navigation. We used the Ben Udlaidh hills which are great for practicing and looking at navigation. Plenty of features and easy access. It was good to see the crags in summer and see all the winter ice lines and where they go.
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Category: Summer 2015

Providing summer mountain leader training last weekend for the Mountaineering Council of Scotland. A great course based out of the Lagangarbh hut. Nice to be able to access meaningful ground for training straight from the classroom. Some pictures from
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Category: Summer 2015

Helicopter rides up the hill a couple of weeks ago, providing some mountain safety cover and first aid cover for Telent who are building a new wireless hut at the top of the White Corries. 
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A fabulous day on Ben Nevis today. At last some superb weather. Ian was keen to go up Observatory ridge and then down North East Buttress. So thats what we did. Ian was pretty competent and fit so from the bottom of Observatory to
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Category: Summer 2015

Running a summer mountain leader assessment course last week. Thanks to Heather for giving the guys a good exped. It was a very good course with four students 
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Category: Summer 2015

After a nice summer break its back to work. I've been doing a bit of climbing, some technical safety covering and also some summer Ml re-assessments. Thought this picture summed
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Category: Summer 2015

Four days running some scrambling courses in the Skye Cuillins the past few days. Poor weather at the start but it did get better and the midge didn't bother us so thats something. Got onto the Skye ridge a couple of times and did some great routes including:
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Category: Summer 2015

Rab and I had a great day on one of Scotlands finest ridge scrambles today. Didn't see anyone all day and had great weather. Perfect. As usual, the initial slabs, ribs and grass ledges were
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Category: Summer 2015

Up Tower ridge yesterday with Tony and Neil. The ridge is well clear of snow now and it is quite impressive how the snow
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