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Dundonnell Face

The night of November 18/19 was the coldest in the recent cool snap and Neil Wilson, Roger Webb and I were lucky enough to be in Torridon. Next morning the turf was brick hard at sea level so we set … Continue reading

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Following in Tom Weir’s Footsteps

Neil Wilson had long admired Tom Weir and Arthur Macpherson’s route up the 280m-high South Rib of Arkle, the Corbett just south of Foinaven. Weir and Macpherson were amongst the first to explore the climbing potential of the Foinaven group … Continue reading

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Successful Outcome on Beinn Damh

James Edward and Neil Wilson had a very successful day climbing on Creagan Dubh Toll nam Biast on Beinn Damh on February 28. “I’ve been putting off going there for around ten years,” James told me. “The cliffs are close … Continue reading

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Sideshow on Cul Mor

James Edwards and Neil Wilson visited Cul Mor on January 24 and found an excellent new chimney-line that they called Sideshow (IV,6). “Neil Wilson and I went in to Cul Mor to poke about after seeing the icy pictures of … Continue reading

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Unperturbed on Cona Mheall

Roger Webb, Neil Wilson and Pete Macpherson visited Cona Mheall on December 28. “It’s a good looking crag, but none of us had been there before,” Roger explained. “It was cold and overcast, so despite being south facing we thought … Continue reading

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Stealth and Cunning in Glen Strathfarrar

“Since everyone else seems to be reporting new routes I suppose I ought to as well,” John Mackenzie told me. “Even more so, since you told me off for not doing so at the SMC dinner! So the ‘nose’ of … Continue reading

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Magnificent Strathfarrar

“Despite it being the end of March, the amount of ice on medium level crags was astounding,” John Mackenzie writes. “Neil Wilson, Simon Nadin and I went up Strathfarrar to the relatively remote Sgurr na Lapaich on March 30 via … Continue reading

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Reuben’s Groove on Beinn Dearg

James Edwards, Neil Wilson and Simon Nadin added a good new route to Beinn Dearg on March 24. “I went into Beinn Dearg off the Ullapool road on Sunday with Neil and Simon,” James told me. “I was amazed to … Continue reading

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