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Black Spout Buttress, Direct Variations

On Wednesday December 15, Dave Almond, Duncan Tunstall and Greg Parsons made a direct ascent of the classic Black Spout Buttress on Lochnagar. Rather than follow the standard line, the trio followed a more direct version of the lower tier … Continue reading

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Pioneering on Stob Gabhar

Andy Nisbet and Duncan Tunstall have had a great couple of days exploring Coire Dhomhnaill (Donald’s Corrie) on the north side of Stob Gabhar. The climbing potential of this remote cliff was first discovered by D.Stewart and N.Wightwick in April … Continue reading

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Once in a Blue Moon

Glen Esk on the eastern side of the Cairngorms is rarely frequented by winter climbers due to its low altitude. On December 27 Duncan Tunstall and Andy Nisbet were quick off the mark with the first ascent of the prominent … Continue reading

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