/ Glencoe Red Sock Ramblers Meet
Did anybody get any climbing done?
A few valiant attempts were made (well, my partner and I tried anyway) but after getting blown over by the winds too often for comfort (didn't fancy getting completely blown off the route), we retreated so it turned into taking the ropes and gear for a very snowy, windy ramble instead. I know, I know.... must try harder.... ;-)
No but I had gruts for tea.
i was there for a week recently and only got 3 proper climbs done (backed off 2 others) and did a day of mountain biking and indoor ice climbing (yes i know i will burn in hell for that one) so i sympathise.
conditions were pretty good sunday over in the cairngorms. Sunny with lowish winds and plenty of snow and frozen turfy bits.
Nope, got some mountain biking done so had to be happy with that. My daughter managed a few routes at the Ice Factor climbing wall.
> conditions were pretty good sunday over in the cairngorms. Sunny with lowish winds and plenty of snow and frozen turfy bits.
Shame that as McCann and I left Sunday day.... Sods law :-), hope you enjoyed it though..... Will most definiately book for next year and maybe for longer.....
Yeah I think with Scotland very often there is something you can get done it's a question of moving about a bit to where the best conditions are. I know for a fact people were out Saturday in cairngorm also and although it was quite windy it wasn't as bad as forecast and routes got done.
I thought it was too scary for me to climb in the immediate area. And I didn't fancy any sort of drive to the start of a climb - I can do that any weekend from home. For me, the attraction of staying in Glencoe is only being a 5-30 minute drive from the hill.
So I did a couple of walks, and enjoyed it.
As for the hosiery, I don't have any pure red socks, but I have some with a rather fetching red trim...
yeah fingers was good and in relatively good nick, bit on the busy side though.
How about you good day out?
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