Entries by Ken Applegate

Dave MacLeod – Life is On Ice

Dave MacLeod climbing Moonwalk on Ben Nevis On the off-chance that you have a bit of time on your hands, here’s a brilliant short film showing just how good conditions were on Ben Nevis a couple of days before the UK went into lockdown. We were fortunate enough to be running our second five day […]

West Coast by name but not restricted to.

On the 14th of March Mehmet guided a team of 4 up Ben Macdui. Below are some words from Mehmet Karatay. Chris, Christopher, Stuart and Tony are friends from Leeds. Chris wanted to introduce his friends to the delights of Scottish winter walking and to test his own boots and crampons out for an ascent […]

Minus 3 Gully & Gutless, Ben Nevis

We're back up at the CIC Hut for the week, running our second and final hut based climbing course of the season. With a deteriorating forecast, we made an early start and climbed Minus 3 Gully, which after the milder temperatures of yesterday, had refrozen well through the night. As we were abseiling down Slingsby's […]

Round up no 4

It’s been a little while since my last round up write up, I have been away on a course and life has been busy, the West Coast Team has also been busy and I have received a lot of pics to share with you. It would be a shame not to at least share the […]