Scottish Winter conditions report 22/02/15

I’m up in Scotland at the minute getting ready for my BMG Winter Induction next weekend, so here’s a quick conditions write-up of what I’ve found the last few days. Tuesday 17th February- This was my first day out on the tools in Scotland this winter and unfortunately coincided with the end of the recent…

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BMG Ski Technique, Ski Induction and Avalanche courses.

So the start of January was the time for the next round of courses for BMG candidates to attend, and with it hopefully get a step closer to completing the induction process and becoming a British Mountain Guide. The three courses were all ski / snow safety based and where all to be held in…

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Lakes Winter conditions report 08/02/15

So just back from a trip offshore and I was keen to get out around the Lakes and see what conditions are like in the hills. Here’s what I’ve found the last few days… Thursday 5th February- Myself and Dave Thornley went and climbed Bowfell Buttress. The weather was amazing and we had a great…

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