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Topic - Expedition in Scotland

smuffy on 22 Jun 2012
Planning on a week of winter climbing in Scotland early 2013 but with flexibility and hopefully a mini expedition sort of event .Would ideally like to pick a fairly remote area, have a good long walk in, set up for a wild camp (with all suitable equipment of course) and then hopefully spend a couple of days exploring and playing on ridges, gullys and ice up to grade iv.
I fully appreciate that trying to pick a week and a location is going to be difficult to say the least but due to work committments I have to pre-book the weeks holiday in advance.Any ideas as to the the area and the time of year where I am most likely to get the better conditions?
I will keep the plan flexible and have a fairly large vehicle to move about at will so West coast, cairngorms and Torridon are all areas that I could move around in dependent upon weather. Not knowing Scotland that well I'm really after a little advice and help with my plan. All ideas welcome.
Having wild camped in Snowdonia on multi day trips in winter in some terrible weather I think I'm prepared for anything but am I going to encounter anything in Scotland that I haven't envisaged. If the weather or conditions aren't great then I would accept hill walking in the rain as second best and be happy to retire to a local pub/B&B.
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