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Mixed bag on the Ridge still, end April 2016Mike Lates124-Apr-16
White Wedding looms out of the cloudiksander224-Feb-16
Cuillin Ridge in good Traverse nick today, 8th FebMike Lates108-Feb-16
Steep & technical start to The Bogeyman VI,7. First ascent.Mike Lates118-Jan-16
Cuillin Ridge in it's full alpine glory. 13th January 2016Mike Lates214-Jan-16
Mike LatesSteve Perry124-Nov-15
Veritous Splendour indeed! Skye cragging at its best.Babika208-Jun-15
Tat damage on Pinnacle Ridge abseilOnly a hill407-Jun-15
Coire Lagan 30th April 2015.Mike Lates202-May-15
Mid-section of Cuillin Ridge seen from Elgol 28th April.Mike Lates128-Apr-15
Skye Winter Festival FunSteve Perry123-Feb-15
Skye Winter Festival DawnPeter Bailey322-Feb-15
Skye Winter Festival IceMike Lates120-Feb-15
Gully A pitch one, Sgurr Thearlaich. Not grade III at the minute!Mike Lates111-Dec-14
Winter's back; Ye ha! Jamie Bankhead at the foot of the Diedre BlancAl Todd207-Dec-14
Corrie of the Water, Coir' Uisgyeoboy329-Aug-14
An Stac Outing. colinthrelfall226-Jul-14
White Star. Bouldering at White Dykes, Kyle of LochalshMike Lates125-Apr-14
Walk on the Wild side. Coir' A' Bhasteir 24th Marchluckyjim125-Mar-14
Evening Ecstasy on the Cuillin.Mike Lates114-Mar-14
Full winter garb. Bidean Druim nan Ramh & Mhadaidh, 3rd Marchgeordie cragg106-Mar-14
South Glen Shiel Ridge- shocking cornices, 27th Feb 2014.Mike Lates102-Mar-14
Plastered Gillean 25th Feb 2014Mike Lates327-Feb-14
Glorious Gillean. Abseiling down the Tourist Route 10th FebMike Lates315-Feb-14
Squeezing through the Window on Sgurr nan GilleanCameron94211-Feb-14
Skye Space Walking yeoboy229-Jan-14
Spike belay on Pinnacle RidgeMike Lates126-Jan-14
Climbers on Sgurr nan Gillean; New Years Day 2014Mike Lates306-Jan-14
An Sgumain- the Coire Lagan peaks loom large and white, 29 December 2013.Mike Lates129-Dec-13
White Dreams (L) and White Lies (R) already starting to form. We just need some more weather!Mike Lates126-Nov-13
Shot showing far less snow on Glen Brittle side of An Dorus than Coruisk side Mike Lates126-Nov-13
Spock E3 5c. Not a soft-touch E3 according to this leader's commentrya lakeland climber323-Nov-13
Dan on FA Captain Planet Direct, E5,6a.Mike Lates403-Oct-13
Dubhs DelightKevin Woods127-Sep-13
For Sale- Scarpa Intuition liners UK size 8. £65ononolan102-Sep-13
Polar Bear HandsMike Lates124-Aug-13
Diamondhead first ascent; 3 stars but what grade? Help please.Mike Lates613-Jul-13
Too Hard for the Old Man Pitch 2Mike Lates113-Jul-13
Coruisk Cauldronjon311-Jul-13
Sgurr An Fheadainuistgr104-Jun-13
Sunny Skye Delight. Central Route, HVS, 5a 2*Mike Lates231-May-13
The perfect intro to outdoor climbing for a wall climber? Angel of SharknessCaptain Solo112-May-13
Pinnacle Ridge of Gillean, 7th May. NB snow banked on diagonal ledges of 4th pinnacle in particular.Mike Lates410-May-13
Superspeed broadband at GB Campsite. April fool carries on to May?grunon104-May-13
Still snowy as....19th April 2013Mike Lates122-Apr-13
Celebrating 2nd ascent of The Smear after 34 years!Mike Lates313-Apr-13
Andy Huntington on The Smear 12th April!The Papa Lazarou112-Apr-13
Black Cuillin 360 panorama from Sgurr na Stri, 29/03/13zigzag230-Mar-13
Immature Golden Eagle. Sgurr na Stri summitMike Lates129-Mar-13
Munro Bagging on Skye today.yeoboy229-Mar-13
Love Is.....Winter WalkingMike Lates907-Mar-13
Compulsary knife-edge progress.Mike Lates225-Feb-13
23december- ice on Sgurr a' BhasteirMike Lates313-Feb-13
Descent to the Wart from the summit of Ghreadaidh 31st January. PurrrrrrrfectMike Lates203-Feb-13
Busy day on Vulcan Wall but too much flesh!Robert Durran323-Jan-13
Mature Adder seen on the flanks of Gars-bheinn, Cuillin RidgeMike Lates212-Jan-13
Cuillin Winter Climberhighlanderwolf116-Dec-12
Focus. Icky on the thinner upper section of the North-West Ramp, II **Mike Lates114-Dec-12
Put it away!Mike Lates101-Dec-12
BC Buttress, Sgurr Thearlaich. Great Stone ShootMike Lates121-Nov-12
Avalanche crown. Great Stone Shoot, Black CuillinMike Lates106-Nov-12
Mongoose and Mongoose direct. To accompany route notes in UKC climbs.Mike Lates102-Nov-12
Snow in the Great Stone Shoot, 9th MayMike Lates226-Oct-12
Rainbow Scramblingromatou18126-Oct-12
Line of the best descent from Thearlaich.Mike Lates111-Oct-12
Am Basteir Chimney V,6; crux 2nd pitchMike Lates201-Oct-12
First Ascent of Pole Dancer, HVS, Coir' a' GhrunndaMike Lates125-Jul-12
Romping along the RidgeMike Lates123-Jul-12
Crux moves of Techno Snob, E2 5c. First ascentMike Lates117-Jul-12
Jack of Diamonds Mike Lates203-Jul-12
The Asp, E2 5b. Fierce crux moves at the start of pitch 2Mike Lates123-Jun-12
Unknown climbers on The Klondyker, HVS; Sgumain West ButtressNeil Mackenzie211-Jun-12
Vulcan Wall, uber classicdek110-Jun-12
Mongoose Pitch 2Colin Moody210-Jun-12
Mists clear and the rock dries in front of your eyes. Cuillin Ridge Traverse 30th MayMike Lates109-Jun-12
Jubilee ascent of Coronation.Mike Lates107-May-12
Ben StunnerMike Lates205-May-12
Crux pitch of CorontionIanMcC202-May-12
Pinnacle Ridge of Gillean, 19th April 2012Mike Lates220-Apr-12
captain planet E4 6a ***Mike Lates215-Mar-12
Curse of the Hobgoblin V,7. First Ascent at crux.Mike Lates105-Mar-12
Bold First pitch of Flutings Climb. Graded IV,6 but perhaps V,5- more serious less technical.Mike Lates108-Feb-12
Escaping the spindrift avalanches. 2/3 Gully Pinnacle RidgeMike Lates127-Jan-12
Tumbling MistsMike Lates413-Jan-12
White Lies IV,5 first ascent. Pitch 3; the deceptively steep corner.Ben.W121-Dec-11
Ice Build upMike Lates315-Dec-11
Black Cuillin snow cover 1st December 2011Mike Lates102-Dec-11
Spartan Groove, E1 5b. West Wall of easten Buttress, Sron na CicheMike Lates104-May-11
Straight onto the arms; Overhanging Crack, E2,5c on the CiochMike Lates104-May-11
Belaying Brendan the journalist; The Deadline III,4 Am Basteir. Mike Lates228-Mar-11
New Routin Smilet_stork216-Mar-11
Chris Duckett high on Diagonal Gully, II, Sgurr a Ghreadaidh.Urgles205-Mar-11
North-West Face of Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh with Diagonal Gully, 400m grade II markedMike Lates103-Mar-11
Cuillin Ridge condition, 17 February 2011Mike Lates117-Feb-11
And the backdrop isn't bad too!Mike Lates122-Dec-10
Multi-stimulus Inversion. The beam of light appearing to project the Brocken Spectre was incredibleMike Lates518-Dec-10
Name that peak.IainMunro314-Dec-10
Abseiltastic! skiascent809-Dec-10
It's ice and it doesn't end in a blank wall so we'll start here! Happy Go Lucky RouteMike Lates105-Dec-10
The Dry Tier pitch, VII,7, Happy Go Lucky RouteMike Lates204-Dec-10
Winter Dawn over the Minch from Coire Laganwee jamie102-Dec-10
The deep rift that gave our exit through top tier, Happy Go Lucky RouteDavid Dear102-Dec-10
Crux of Storrvegan, VI,7Mike Lates202-Dec-10
Scamadal Ice getting there but probably too thin for most; 29th November!Mike Lates102-Dec-10
Alpine Dawn from the StorrMike Lates102-Dec-10
Storrvegan, pitch 1 wakes you up.Mike Lates102-Dec-10
First ascent of the Splinter Finish, E2, 5c.jimorothy213-Nov-10
Not what it looked like from the ground this!Ander111-Nov-10
Pete on first ascent of Eilidh's Ceilidh, V,7. March 2008. One of dozens of mixed routes in the new Cuillin guidebook.Mike Lates108-Nov-10
FA Birthday Breakout, IV, from Escape from Colditz, Blavenalkira302-Oct-10
Contemplating the step out into space; silouette reminds you where you are!Paul Keenan129-Sep-10
South Crack- A 3 star classic pitch of Hard V Diff.Mike Lates128-Sep-10
Scottish V Diff at it's meatiest. The crux thrutch is hidden in under the top chimneyMike Lates128-Sep-10
Hardest V. Diff I've found so far.Mike Lates128-Sep-10
Veritous Splendour- a fine name for a very fine climb.Mike Lates316-Sep-10
Cioch Neckgrunon413-Sep-10
Archer Thomson ExposureOnly a hill413-Sep-10
Inspired after watching The Big Climb, on The Fringe, E2 5b, Elgol.Mike Lates113-Sep-10
Angel of Sharkness, HVS 5a, *** Ideal for wall climbers.Mike Lates113-Sep-10
Out There. Gill and Sarah on West Ridge Route of Cioch seen from Cioch GullyMike Lates113-Sep-10
Back & Foot pitch, Cioch Gully. Sack ready to be hauled.Mike Lates113-Sep-10
Cioch DescentMike Lates113-Sep-10
Archer Thomson (V Diff), Fidelity (Severe?), Wallworks (V Diff)Mike Lates107-Sep-10
Green Lady; our route in green, ab rope line in red.Mike Lates124-Aug-10
Stuart on the abseil anchor, Green LadyMike Lates124-Aug-10
FA Spear of Destiny 60m E1 5b ** Steve KennedyMike Lates123-Aug-10
Jamie Jampot, 3 star VS 4c.Mike Lates407-Aug-10
The crucial scrambling descents from ThearlaichWill Hunt328-Jun-10
Coire na Creiche by Barnaby HoskingsMike Lates328-Jun-10
Ladies Pinnacle, Moderate, Sgumain Stone ShootMike Lates128-Jun-10
Airey belay for Malcom.Mike Lates220-Jun-10
FA Holiday Bonus HVS 5a. Mike Lates120-Jun-10
Crux of Jeffrey's Dyke, V. Diff.Mike Lates120-Jun-10
Sgurr Mhicchoinnich- South Facing FunMike Lates120-Jun-10
Sligachan Gully, Parallel Chimney Left ( V. Diff), pitch 1.Mike Lates117-Jun-10
Abseil tat from Garbh Caisteal and Dubh Beagmurdster217-Jun-10
Garbh Choire, the roughest of all Rough Corries?Lawrie Brand415-Jun-10
Great Prow Pitch 1, very different from below.Mike Lates113-Jun-10
Alasdair Thearlaich South Face; sun trapMike Lates214-May-10
Baywatch, ** Hard Severe just below the carpark.Mike Lates410-May-10
Suide Biorach RHS, Angel to Mother's PrideMike Lates307-May-10
Trust the friction! Western Drainpipe Rib, 80m Severe.Mike Lates104-May-10
Icky starting pitch 3, FWA Springbank Gully, III,4Mike Lates416-Mar-10
Springbank Gully 170m III,4 Sgurr Dearg. Black CuillinMike Lates115-Mar-10
FWA South Buttress Gully II, Blaven. 200m of heaven.wellmn412-Mar-10
Rubh an Dunan Delight (from Coire Lagan)Treadsoftly105-Mar-10
Sunrise from Sgurr Sgumain, 7-15am 2 March 2010Gordon Stainforth204-Mar-10
How did you squeeze through there? 2nd pitch harder than "usual"Mike Lates104-Mar-10
Coire Scamadal 4 March 2010. Last gasp for the season?Mike Lates104-Mar-10
Loch Coir' a' GhrunndaColin Moody203-Mar-10
Skye Snow Sculpture. Garbh bheinn, Isle of Skyecolinthrelfall103-Mar-10
Clach Glas Final Tower from Garbh BheinnMike Lates421-Feb-10
Inaccessible Pinnacle, Sgurr DeargMike Lates521-Feb-10
Coire Lagan from W Ridge of Dearg on descentMike Lates119-Feb-10
Sun sets over pitch 8 Abrahams Climb, IV, AlasdairMike Lates312-Feb-10
Time for a rope. The exposure suddenly hits after mindlessly stomping up neve for ages. Just a Boys Game, III.Mike Lates105-Feb-10
The stunning line of Storrvegan, VI,8- takes the 40m gully apppraoch to the 200m roof!Mike Lates318-Jan-10
Coire Scamadal Ice LinesMike Lates217-Jan-10
Pencil Start, Vertiginous GullyMike Lates216-Jan-10
Best Ice Routes in Britain?Mike Lates116-Jan-10
Ally Fulton on FA of The Warpath. VI,6. Centre right fall split by large terraceMike Lates315-Jan-10
Coire Scamadale, Best ice venue in the UK?mikemartin214-Jan-10
Best Ice-Fall Climb in UKMike Lates214-Jan-10
FA of The Big MammaMike Lates114-Jan-10
Clach Glas Dawn Glorywee jamie204-Jan-10
Nice Ice. Scamtastic(1997)V,5Mike Lates102-Jan-10
Superb steep ice pitch. Q Gully, BlavenColin Moody429-Dec-09
Beads tops out of the ice pitch, Q Gully.petemacpherson123-Dec-09
Icy Scoured Coir' a' Bhasteir on the shortest dayMike Lates121-Dec-09
Coir' a' Bhasteir 19 DecMike Lates119-Dec-09
South Buttress. Bla bheinnMike Lates117-Dec-09
Large old snow patches still; beware.Mike Lates117-Dec-09
The Deadline Crux pitch; originally an icefall but a real physical battle up the groove today.Mike Lates109-Dec-09
North face of Am Basteir. 04/12/09. The Deadline, 200m, III,4Mike Lates106-Dec-09
The Deadline, III,4. N Face Am Basteir. 04/12/09Mike Lates104-Dec-09
InsanityMike Lates131-May-09
Mystery Route on the Misty IsleMike Lates120-May-09
Name those Scottish Peaks!petemacpherson109-Feb-09
white wedding 29 jan 09Mike Lates109-Feb-09
white wedding 8 feb 09Mike Lates108-Feb-09
ice trap pitch3Mike Lates108-Feb-09
pitch2Mike Lates108-Feb-09
Hung Drawn & Quartered in good nick.Mike Lates126-Jan-09
Hebridean BacklighterMike Lates315-Dec-08
Early season magicGordon Stainforth115-Dec-08
Maclarens Lamentpetemacpherson205-Apr-08
Main Pitch of MaclarensMike Lates222-Jan-08
Glen Brittle GeeseMike Lates121-Jan-08
Grand Diedre Direct VI 6. ExitGordon Stainforth114-Jan-08
Hebridean DownlighterGordon Stainforth114-Jan-08
Winter DawnMike Lates113-Jan-08
Bla bheinn after the storm. 9 Jan 08Mike Lates109-Jan-08