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Scottish Winter Climbs

Author : Andy Nisbet
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A superb, new edition, full-colour guide to the finest winter climbs in Scotland.The second edition of this indispensible guidebook to winter climbing has been fully updated and expanded to detail over 900 of the finest winter climbs in Scotland, with the emphasis on the popular lower and mid-grade classics. Colour action photographs, photo-diagrams and maps supplement accurate descriptions to make this an essential item for any winter mountaineer.

Chasing the Ephemeral

Author : Simon Richardson
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Being in the right place at the right time is critical when Scottish Winter Climbing. This guide will help you make the right choices ¿ do you go high or low, head east, west or north, or attempt snowed-up rock, mixed or ice climbs? With more than 600 new Scottish Winter Climbs to his credit, Simon Richardson reveals his simple strategy for success and selects 50 climbs to put on your hit-list. There is a detailed analysis of the strategy and tactics Scottish Winter Climbers need, taking into account Scotland¿s sometimes fickle conditions and unpredictable weather. There are sections on using weather forecasts, using the internet, avoiding avalanches, clothing and equipment, protection, navigation, timing, partners and psychology. Simon also presents 50 climbs mostly in the Grade III to VI range, specifically selected to match a variety of Scottish conditions. Each climb is supported by a map and topo, with access and descent details, route description, optimum conditions and top tips. Climbs include well-known classics and lesser-known gems. There are suggestions for more than 200 alternative routes from Grade II to Grade VII. Detailed overviews are included of approaches and descents on Ben Nevis with North Face panorama and map and summit descent bearings. There is also the largest ever collection of photographs of Scottish Winter Climbers in action! Simon Richardson has been climbing in the Scottish mountains in winter for the past 35 years and made more than 600 new ascents. As well as developing classic climbing areas such as Aonach Mor, Simon was instrumental in introducing the Scottish two-tier winter grading system, pioneered modern mixed climbing on Ben Nevis and is author of the Scottish Mountaineering Club¿s climbers¿ guide to Ben Nevis. During the winter he reports on the Scottish Winter Climbing scene in his popular blog scottishwinter.com.

Winter Climbs Ben Nevis and Glen Coe

Author : Mike Pescod
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A practical guidebook to the best winter climbing routes around Ben Nevis and Glen Coe, with over 900 buttresses, ridges and gullies described giving climbers a wide choice of grades and types. Scottish winter climbing is world renowned, nowhere is it better than on Ben Nevis, the peaks of Glen Coe and surrounding mountains.

Scottish Winter Climbs

Author : Hamish MacInnes
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Scotland s Winter Mountains with One Axe

Author : Gary Smith
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Scotland's Winter Mountains with one axe - A selection of thirty easily accessible, done in a day, mountain journeys. All of Scotland's classic winter ridges are described in detail, including the Aonach Eagach, Liathach and An Teallach. The big gullies of the Northwest are also included, such as Deep South Gully on Beinn Alligin and Morrison's Gully on Beinn Eighe. All routes fall into the lower categories of climbing grade (I and II), meaning they are perfectly suited for a traditional approach, with just one axe and minimal amount of gear, if any. Three easy routes have been included to provide a step-up from winter hillwalking. The book contains background information and an easy-to-follow description for each of the selected outings. It is laid out in a contemporary format and supplemented with bespoke colour maps and 116 colour photographs showcasing Scotland's spectacular mountain scenery. This is an ideal book for anyone who has a love for Scotland's mountains and will take a reader on the best winter journeys from the comfort of a favourite chair. The author has taught climbing and mountain skills for 24 winter seasons in the Highlands.

Scotland

Author : Chris Townsend
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This comprehensive book is an excellent planning resource for those who wish to venture into the Scottish mountains. Whether you are planning a walk, scramble, climb or ski tour this larger format guide has all the information the independent mountain lover needs. The guide covers all the mountainous areas of Scotland from south to north, divided into seven regions. Each regional chapter covers individual glens important for mountain-goers, groups of hills that form coherent massifs and individual hills of significance. However, this is not a route guide and detailed descriptions are not provided. The aim of the book is to inspire and entertain as well as inform; to show first-time visitors just what the Scottish mountains have to offer and provide a new perspective for those who have been before. In the descriptions author Chris Townsend has given his opinions as to the relative qualities of the walks, glens, lochs, mountains and the landscape in general and highlighted those he thinks are the best the area has to offer. Includes: Descriptions of all the Scottish mountains, area-by-area from south to north, to help you identify the best locations for hill walking, mountaineering, climbing and ski touring Classic ascents and walks described, from scrambles up Ben Nevis to ski tours in the Cairngorms A planning tool for long-distance treks

100 Best Routes On Scottish Mountains

Author : Ralph Storer
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From gentle afternoon strolls to challenging scrambles in remote mountain sanctuaries, this revised and updated guide covers walks in the Scottish highlands. All walks are circular and accessible by road. No rock climbing is involved and the routes, each including a peak over 2000 feet, have been selected by an experienced Scottish walker. All Highland regions are included and each walk can be completed in a day. Maps and information about difficulty rating, type of terrain and conditions in adverse weather is provided. * All walks are circular and accessible by road * No rock climbing is involved * Selected by an experienced Scottish walker * Each route includes a peak over 2,000 feet * All Highland regions are included * All walks can be completed in one day * Each route has a detailed sketch map and ratings for technical difficulty, type of terrain and conditions in adverse weather

Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal

Author : Scottish Mountaineering Club
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Includes section "Mountaineering literature."

Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal

Author : J.G. Scott
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SCOTTISH WINTER CLIMBS WEST

Author : NEIL. ADAMS
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