Monthly Archives: January 2012

That’s Rowdy!

I walked through Glenmore Lodge’s double doors on Sunday evening and immediately sucked the thick with-anticipation-air. It clung to the wood and the nice chairs and the reception counter, it filled my nostrils, crawled through my body. I sensed expectation. … Continue reading

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Going to the Chapel

Two days into my round two of Scotland winter with four moderate Ben routes bagged I can’t help but think it’s a funny old game this British winter climbing lark. I love hard mixed climbing but if it doesn’t feel … Continue reading

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The British Way?

Recently, after climbing a new route on Ben Nevis, I was contacted by Trey Cook who runs and writes for Chamonixinsider.com Trey asked, “How would you rate the climb using a French grade, in fact, what’s the biggest difference between climbing in … Continue reading

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