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New Line on An Teallach

Guy Robertson and Uisdean Hawthorn visited An Teallach on February 25. “We thought we’d struck gold,” Guy told me. “With what looked like perfect conditions it was a pretty easy walk up into Glas Tholl. However we were soon put … Continue reading

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Last Orders on An Teallach

One of the real highlights of the recent BMC Winter Meet took place on the last day (February 1) when Neil Adams and Kenro Nakajima from Japan made the first ascent of Last Orders (VII,8) on An Teallach. This striking … Continue reading

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BMC Winter Meet – North-West Highlands

The gales that raged throughout the BMC Winter Meet prompted many team to visit the North-West Highlands to seek some shelter from the South-East winds. This proved to be an unexpected bonus, as the Torridon Mountains were in excellent winter … Continue reading

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Fast Track on An Teallach

Andy Nisbet has made An Teallach his own this winter with a series of superb new routes. Here is Andy’s account of his latest adventure: “As Pat Ingram and I drove to An Teallach on Sunday (February 10), I was … Continue reading

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Free Tibet!

Jonathan Preston and Andy Nisbet made a repeat (and first free ascent) of Potala Buttress, in Toll an Lochain of An Teallach, on December 27. “It was a route that had always interested me, in that it was the only … Continue reading

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Even Better Conditions on An Teallach

Andy Nisbet returned to An Teallach on December 18 with Jonathan Preston and Dave McGimpsey to make a fine addition to one of Scotland’s largest cliffs. Here is Andy’s story: “There was so much snow on An Teallach a week … Continue reading

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Good Conditions on An Teallach

Following their successes in Glen Coe with the first ascent of The Pash and Incision, Andy Nisbet and Brian Davison added a new route to An Teallach on December 13. Andy takes up the story: “Pat Ingram and I walked … Continue reading

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Haggis Raclette

“The warmer weather had arrived, though not as warm as at present,” Andy Nisbet writes. “I was trying to think of somewhere to go when a post appeared on UKC asking about conditions on An Teallach. Sure enough, someone posted … Continue reading

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New IX,9 for An Teallach

Martin Moran and Murdo Jamieson climbed an exceptional new route on An Teallach on December 23 . Martin told me afterwards that this route “is definitely one of the best I’ve done.” The Wailing Wall (IX,9) takes the left-hand side … Continue reading

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An Teallach Exploration

An Teallach has seen some great new additions recently. On January 21 Martin Moran and Pete MacPherson climbed The Silver Fox (VII,8), which takes the slabby wall on the left side of Hayfork Gully starting from just below the gully … Continue reading

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