More Articles Like This
A Winter Cuillin Traverse Feb 2014
Alastair Begley describes one of the most sought-after routes in the Scottish winter mountains, a traverse of the Cuillin Ridge... [ full article ]
The IIs and IIIs are more than just a stepping stone to harder things, reckons Dan Bailey, but a rewarding goal in their own... [ full article ]
In this piece UKC Chief Editor Jack Geldard offers ten simple tips to think about if climbing Scottish V is one of your goals
[ full article ]
Popular Articles Right Now
Bouldering in NYC: A New look at New York 30 Jul 2014
Gaz Leah is a Brit living in New York, and has released a guidebook to bouldering in the Big Apple.
Here he talks about his... [ full article ]
The Five Best E4 Routes in the UK? 18 Aug 2014
Tim Neill gives us his stab at the best 5 E4s in the UK. Some are easy for the grade, some not so much, but all of these routes... [ full article ]
Accident in Oman - Always be Prepared 6 Aug 2014
A new route on Oman's Jebel Misht nearly ended in disaster...
"There was a huge flap of skin hanging down from my face and my... [ full article ]
Related UKC Forum discussions
Competition now closed. The winner was alpinebutterfly who wins a 5 day course with Mike Pescod of Abacus Mountain Guides.
Win a five-day one-on-one winter climbing package with Mike Pescod of Abacus Mountain Guides, courtesy of Jöttnar.
Whether you’re new to the Scottish mountains or an experienced winter climber looking to push your grade, we’re proud to have partnered with Mike Pescod of Abacus Mountain Guides to offer the chance to win a five-day one-on-one tuition and guiding package in the Scottish Highlands.
The package will run from 17-21 March 2014 where the longer days and the build-up of a season’s-worth of ice will allow you to get the most out of this special opportunity.
This competition has now closed.
The prize offered is the provision of five days of guiding and tuition. The associated travel and subsistence costs of the package are not included in the prize. The date of the package is fixed.