Tag Archives: Aonach Dubh

The Hermit’s Hole

On Friday November 2, James Roddie made the first ascent of The Hermit’s Hole, a new single pitch III,4 on the Upper Tier of the West face of Aonach Dubh in Glen Coe. It was a line James had scoped … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Wizard

Three days before making the first winter ascents of Rose Late and Oz with Andy Nisbet (see http://www.scottishwinter.com/?p=951),  John Lyall and Jonathan Preston visited No.2 Gully Buttress on Aonach Dubh on December 4 and made the first ascent of The … Continue reading

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The Wizard of Oz

Last week, Sandy Allan, John Lyall, Andy Nisbet had a couple of productive days climbing on No.2 Buttress on the West Face of Aonach Dubh in Glen Coe. On December 7 they added a new climb approximating to the summer … Continue reading

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The Hardest Ice Route in Scotland?

Dave MacLeod has had a productive week in Glen Coe coming away with five difficult new ice climbs. On January 8 he visited the crag right of Chancellor Gully low down on the south side of the Aonach Eagach and … Continue reading

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