Tag Archives: Stuart McFarlane

Southern Highlands Update

Martin (Wilf) Holland visited Coire na Saobhaidhe on Beinn Chuirn near Tyndrum on March 6. “A brief break in the clouds allowed me to see the crag and there were surprisingly large cornices, which had survived the thaw of two … Continue reading

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Clockwork Orange

Southern Highlands aficionado Stuart McFarlane is nearing the end of his quest to climb all the Grade V routes in the Southern Highlands. “After the strong north-westerlies had been blowing hard for a few days, I arranged to go climbing … Continue reading

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All Go on Creag an Socach

It’s been a busy couple of weeks on Creag an Socach above Bridge of Orchy with the rarely formed classics of The Promised Land (VI,6) and Messiah (VII,7) in good condition and seeing several ascents. They were first climbed by … Continue reading

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After the Storm

Chance is a fine thing. A route on Arran was high on my list of objectives for the winter, but as the season progressed it was becoming an increasingly remote possibility. Then out of the blue Stuart McFarlane emailed me … Continue reading

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Jamie’s Lum Direct

“On Sunday February 24, Andy Clark and I visited Drochaid Ghlas on Ben Cruachan,” Stuart McFarlane reports. “Our original intention was to repeat Tiger, Tiger, thinking the long, cold, dry conditions would allow ice to form in the crux corner. … Continue reading

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