Sunday, 21 February 2016

Winter Mountaineering in the Cairngorms

Sometimes here we simply get such high winds and high avalanche risk that we have to retreat to the indoor climbing wall. 

Frankie demonstration good balance and front point crampon skills

Fitting ski skins to her ski mountaineering skis on he Cairngorm plateau

Lunch stop in  a snow cave

Photo opportunity

Cairngorm true summit with the Fiacaille ridge behind

Spindrift as we ski back down towards the Cairngorm Mountain ski area

Cairngorm Summit - automatic weather station 

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