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Jumping Jupiter

Greg Boswell, Ian Parnell and James Dunn made a rainy walk across the Cairngorm plateau through frequent slushy showers on Wednesday December 21 to the top of Carn Etchachan. Greg and Ian abseiled down to the foot of the summer … Continue reading

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Ben Nevis – Ship of Fools Repeated

Yesterday March 27, Iain Parnell and Greg Boswell made the second ascent of Ship of Fools (VIII,7), high up on Indicator Wall. This quintessential thin ice route takes a series of very thin ice grooves (30 cm wide in places) … Continue reading

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Another Bold Addition to Ben Nevis

On Thursday January 28, Iain Small visited Ben Nevis with Ian Parnell. A brief thaw over the last couple of days limited their options, but high up in Observatory Gully they found Faith Healer (VIII,7)  a challenging line of icy … Continue reading

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