Dust off the axes! Fingers Ridge – Coire an t-Sneachda

First winter route of the season today!

Great day out in Coire an t-Sneachda on Fingers Ridge today with Ivan. Better than forecast with lower winds and only a squall of snow during day, snow to valley level last night though. Well frozen for mixed routes with a little ice about. Gulleys etc generally empty. Looks like a thaw to summit level could change everything again tomorrow with more snow on the way Wednesday…

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Mark Rock Climbing Course

‘Having spend three days in the mountains with Paddy I’ve got to say he’s the best guide I’ve ever worked with. Everything was pitched perfectly for my individual level - the choice of climbs, the balance between learning and mileage on the crag, all suited my level of experience. In three days I went from never having climbed trad to leading VD, seconding HVS+ and ticking off a classic mountain route, all thanks to Paddy’s professionalism and enthusiasm. Can’t wait to get out there again!’