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Reflected light source for triple Brocken SpectreMike Lates210-Jan-23
Triple Brocken SpectreMike Lates110-Jan-23
Pinn perfectionMike Lates131-Aug-20
Unstable rock warning. Sgumain Stone Shoot, Isle of Skye. See comment below and thread with same titleMike Lates118-Jan-20
Dangerous chain placement on Pinnacle Ridge of GilleanMike Lates113-Oct-19
Full Winter Ridge conditions 22 January 2019Mike Lates124-Jan-19
Bad Step on Am Basteir 23rd November 2017Mike Lates124-Nov-17
Coruisk from just above An DorusMike Lates102-Mar-17
White Wedding IV,5 Bit thin! Tried it like this in 2015 and renamed it White Funeral!Mike Lates102-Mar-17
Mixed bag on the Ridge still, end April 2016Mike Lates124-Apr-16
Just before lightening hit the ridgeMike Lates103-Mar-16
White Wedding looms out of the cloudMike Lates124-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 Lates114-Jan-16
Skye Inversion this SummerMike Lates103-Jan-16
Gordon StainforthMike Lates125-Jun-15
The final furlong - just pulled up from Glen Sligachan to Garbh-bheinn, it's tops off for a quick scramble round to Bla Bheinn.Mike Lates125-Jun-15
Veritous Splendour indeed! Skye cragging at its best.Mike Lates104-Jun-15
Iain enjoying late season on The Ben.Mike Lates106-May-15
Coire Lagan 30th April 2015.Mike Lates102-May-15
Mid-section of Cuillin Ridge seen from Elgol 28th April.Mike Lates128-Apr-15
Bstinado - cruxMike Lates109-Mar-15
Skye Winter Festival DawnMike Lates120-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 BlancMike Lates107-Dec-14
Corrie of the Water, Coir' UisgMike Lates129-Aug-14
Milestone Buttress SuperdirectMike Lates103-Aug-14
Crater lakeMike Lates121-Jul-14
early morning on the 'tourist route' on GilleanMike Lates105-Jun-14
White Star. Bouldering at White Dykes, Kyle of LochalshMike Lates125-Apr-14
Evening Ecstasy on the Cuillin.Mike Lates114-Mar-14
South Glen Shiel Ridge- shocking cornices, 27th Feb 2014.Mike Lates102-Mar-14
Les Drugs at sunsetMike Lates127-Feb-14
Plastered Gillean 25th Feb 2014Mike Lates126-Feb-14
Glorious Gillean. Abseiling down the Tourist Route 10th FebMike Lates215-Feb-14
Squeezing through the Window on Sgurr nan GilleanMike Lates111-Feb-14
Skye Space WalkingMike Lates129-Jan-14
Spike belay on Pinnacle RidgeMike Lates126-Jan-14
High TatrasMike Lates122-Jan-14
Javorova Valley IceMike Lates210-Jan-14
'The Wart' Sgùrr a' Ghreadaidh, Cuillin, SkyeMike Lates109-Jan-14
Marsco-SkyeMike Lates107-Jan-14
Climbers on Sgurr nan Gillean; New Years Day 2014Mike Lates206-Jan-14
uisdean hawthorn on p2 of the giantMike Lates104-Jan-14
An Sgumain- the Coire Lagan peaks loom large and white, 29 December 2013.Mike Lates129-Dec-13
Touching the moon: Inaccessible PinnacleMike Lates116-Dec-13
Costa Del Elgol!Mike Lates115-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 sideMike Lates126-Nov-13
Polar Bear HandsMike Lates124-Aug-13
NW ridge of Big Daddy Dune, Dead Vlei, NamibiaMike Lates118-Aug-13
Too Hard for the Old Man Pitch 2Mike Lates113-Jul-13
Diamondhead first ascent; 3 stars but what grade? Help please.Mike Lates313-Jul-13
Suidhe BiorachMike Lates119-Jun-13
Red Kite(?) flying high in the Spanish PyreneesMike Lates101-Jun-13
Sunny Skye Delight. Central Route, HVS, 5a 2*Mike Lates131-May-13
Pinnacle Ridge of Gillean, 7th May. NB snow banked on diagonal ledges of 4th pinnacle in particular.Mike Lates209-May-13
Blumlisalphorn N FaceMike Lates106-May-13
Still snowy as....19th April 2013Mike Lates122-Apr-13
Celebrating 2nd ascent of The Smear after 34 years!Mike Lates112-Apr-13
Black Cuillin 360 panorama from Sgurr na Stri, 29/03/13Mike Lates130-Mar-13
Immature Golden Eagle. Sgurr na Stri summitMike Lates129-Mar-13
Munro Bagging on Skye today.Mike Lates129-Mar-13
Love Is.....Winter WalkingMike Lates207-Mar-13
BellaMike Lates104-Mar-13
Sunrise on the Cullin Ridge 24/02/13Mike Lates225-Feb-13
Compulsary knife-edge progress.Mike Lates124-Feb-13
23december- ice on Sgurr a' BhasteirMike Lates213-Feb-13
Descent to the Wart from the summit of Ghreadaidh 31st January. PurrrrrrrfectMike Lates131-Jan-13
Focus. Icky on the thinner upper section of the North-West Ramp, II **Mike Lates114-Dec-12
Put it away!Mike Lates101-Dec-12
Cuillin Main Ridge Traverse 1Mike Lates101-Dec-12
BC Buttress, Sgurr Thearlaich. Great Stone ShootMike Lates121-Nov-12
Pete suggests he might lead...Mike Lates116-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
Aiguille Noire de Peuterey (3773m).Mike Lates101-Nov-12
Steph, poorly equipped on the summit of Gasherbrum II! (Or an awesome cloud inversion at Curbar?...)Mike Lates123-Oct-12
Line of the best descent from Thearlaich.Mike Lates111-Oct-12
Am Basteir Chimney V,6; crux 2nd pitchMike Lates201-Oct-12
Stars above Grandes Jorasses with climbers making the approach. Chamonix, France.Mike Lates129-Aug-12
Innaccessible PinnacleMike Lates127-Aug-12
Sgurr DeargMike Lates127-Aug-12
First Ascent of Pole Dancer, HVS, Coir' a' GhrunndaMike Lates125-Jul-12
Romping along the RidgeMike Lates123-Jul-12
Snow in the Great Stone Shoot, 9th MayMike Lates123-Jul-12
Crux moves of Techno Snob, E2 5c. First ascentMike Lates117-Jul-12
The Asp, E2 5b. Fierce crux moves at the start of pitch 2Mike Lates123-Jun-12
Mongoose Pitch 2Mike Lates110-Jun-12
Mists clear and the rock dries in front of your eyes. Cuillin Ridge Traverse 30th MayMike Lates109-Jun-12
Mature Adder seen on the flanks of Gars-bheinn, Cuillin RidgeMike Lates109-Jun-12
Jack of DiamondsMike Lates106-Jun-12
Jubilee ascent of Coronation.Mike Lates107-May-12
Crux pitch of CorontionMike Lates102-May-12
Pinnacle Ridge of Gillean, 19th April 2012Mike Lates120-Apr-12
Curse of the Hobgoblin V,7. First Ascent at crux.Mike Lates105-Mar-12
Fosslimonster in Gudvangen on 10/02/2012Mike Lates115-Feb-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
On the last steep pitch of Point Five GullyMike Lates117-Jan-12
MIDGES GALOREMike Lates109-Jan-12
Ice Build upMike Lates114-Dec-11
Black Cuillin snow cover 1st December 2011Mike Lates102-Dec-11
Tatra MountainsMike Lates115-Nov-11
Cioch Groves CruxMike Lates131-Aug-11
Tumbling MistsMike Lates130-Aug-11
Cuillin Ridge, mini-planet (well it does feel like a whole separate world up there!)Mike Lates112-Jul-11
staceyjgMike Lates113-Jun-11
Climbing on the Cullin Ridge. Photo credit: Mike Lates/ Skye Guides.Mike Lates107-Jun-11
Evacuating the injured, Sron na CicheMike Lates107-Jun-11
The Troach, CloggyMike Lates107-Jun-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
Ben StunnerMike Lates119-Apr-11
A few shots from a pretty intense afternoon out...Mike Lates105-Apr-11
Big guns!Mike Lates116-Mar-11
Bruce woodley, Old style fidgiting.Mike Lates116-Mar-11
Chris Duckett high on Diagonal Gully, II, Sgurr a Ghreadaidh.Mike Lates105-Mar-11
North-West Face of Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh with Diagonal Gully, 400m grade II markedMike Lates103-Mar-11
squickyMike Lates127-Feb-11
The mystery mountain - can you name it?Mike Lates120-Feb-11
Cuillin Ridge condition, 17 February 2011Mike Lates117-Feb-11
Belaying Brendan the journalist; The Deadline III,4 Am Basteir.Mike Lates109-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 Lates216-Dec-10
Name that peak.Mike Lates114-Dec-10
Northern CorriesMike Lates105-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 view from my daughters new house. Am I jealous?Mike Lates105-Dec-10
Scamadal Ice getting there but probably too thin for most; 29th November!Mike Lates102-Dec-10
Abseiltastic!Mike Lates102-Dec-10
Alpine Dawn from the StorrMike Lates102-Dec-10
Storrvegan, pitch 1 wakes you up.Mike Lates102-Dec-10
Crux of Storrvegan, VI,7Mike Lates102-Dec-10
The Dry Tier pitch, VII,7, Happy Go Lucky RouteMike Lates102-Dec-10
First ascent of the Splinter Finish, E2, 5c.Mike Lates113-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
Dawn - CuillinMike Lates103-Oct-10
Blà Bheinn in morning sunlight across Loch Slapin.Mike Lates101-Oct-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 Lates216-Sep-10
Archer Thomson ExposureMike Lates313-Sep-10
Cioch NeckMike Lates113-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
Coire Na H-Eilde, Sgurr Na FeartaigMike Lates111-Aug-10
Secret AgentMike Lates111-Aug-10
Jamie Jampot, 3 star VS 4c.Mike Lates307-Aug-10
In PinnMike Lates121-Jul-10
Am BastierMike Lates116-Jul-10
Cuillin Ridge profileMike Lates215-Jul-10
AardvarkMike Lates114-Jul-10
Tat damage on Pinnacle Ridge abseilMike Lates101-Jul-10
The crucial scrambling descents from ThearlaichMike Lates228-Jun-10
Coire na Creiche by Barnaby HoskingsMike Lates228-Jun-10
Ladies Pinnacle, Moderate, Sgumain Stone ShootMike Lates128-Jun-10
Dominic Sellers jumping huntsmans leap at Pembroke (Hard Very Silly!)Mike Lates128-Jun-10
Hannah being "Fingered" on the ridge!Mike Lates124-Jun-10
y BrogaMike Lates221-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
Mick F on a fine ab on the Skye RidgeMike Lates119-Jun-10
Sligachan Gully, Parallel Chimney Left ( V. Diff), pitch 1.Mike Lates117-Jun-10
Abseil tat from Garbh Caisteal and Dubh BeagMike Lates117-Jun-10
Garbh Choire, the roughest of all Rough Corries?Mike Lates114-Jun-10
Dawn over GilleanMike Lates113-Jun-10
off Harvest CrunchMike Lates113-Jun-10
Great Prow Pitch 1, very different from below.Mike Lates113-Jun-10
Climbers on the second pitch of Grand DiedreMike Lates111-Jun-10
The Prow, with unknown climbers on The Great Prow, HVS 5a, Bla-BheinnMike Lates207-Jun-10
Dan on FA Captain Planet Direct, E5,6a.Mike Lates114-May-10
Alasdair Thearlaich South Face; sun trapMike Lates114-May-10
Baywatch, ** Hard Severe just below the carpark.Mike Lates210-May-10
Suide Biorach RHS, Angel to Mother's PrideMike Lates207-May-10
Trust the friction! Western Drainpipe Rib, 80m Severe.Mike Lates104-May-10
Dave Mac on FAMike Lates129-Apr-10
Posh climbingMike Lates129-Apr-10
colinthrelfallMike Lates119-Mar-10
Icky starting pitch 3, FWA Springbank Gully, III,4Mike Lates216-Mar-10
Springbank Gully 170m III,4 Sgurr Dearg. Black CuillinMike Lates115-Mar-10
Beau temps - Creag MeagaidhMike Lates111-Mar-10
FWA South Buttress Gully II, Blaven. 200m of heaven.Mike Lates210-Mar-10
On the girdle traverse, Bowles RocksMike Lates104-Mar-10
Sunrise from Sgurr Sgumain, 7-15am 2 March 2010Mike Lates104-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' GhrunndaMike Lates103-Mar-10
Cuillin SunburstMike Lates103-Mar-10
Clach Glas Final Tower from Garbh BheinnMike Lates120-Feb-10
Inaccessible Pinnacle, Sgurr DeargMike Lates120-Feb-10
Coire Lagan from W Ridge of Dearg on descentMike Lates119-Feb-10
Galfy RouteMike Lates119-Feb-10
Sun sets over pitch 8 Abrahams Climb, IV, AlasdairMike Lates110-Feb-10
tatra climbingMike Lates108-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
A bold start to FA The Silver Fox VII,8 An TeallachMike Lates122-Jan-10
The stunning line of Storrvegan, VI,8- takes the 40m gully apppraoch to the 200m roof!Mike Lates218-Jan-10
Coire Scamadal Ice LinesMike Lates217-Jan-10
Loch Etive.Mike Lates116-Jan-10
Pencil Start, Vertiginous GullyMike Lates116-Jan-10
Best Ice Routes in Britain?Mike Lates116-Jan-10
FA of The Big MammaMike Lates114-Jan-10
Ally Fulton on FA of The Warpath. VI,6. Centre right fall split by large terraceMike Lates114-Jan-10
Best Ice-Fall Climb in UKMike Lates114-Jan-10
Coire Scamadale, Best ice venue in the UK?Mike Lates114-Jan-10
Xmas EveMike Lates104-Jan-10
Nice Ice. Scamtastic(1997)V,5Mike Lates102-Jan-10
Superb steep ice pitch. Q Gully, BlavenMike Lates229-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
Erection in backgroundMike Lates113-Dec-09
Hardcore climbing actionMike Lates113-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
Fionn ButtressMike Lates113-Jun-09
Soloing start of Cioch DirectMike Lates110-Jun-09
Mike on the 'Direct Route' - Eastern ButtressMike Lates110-Jun-09
InsanityMike Lates131-May-09
Cam ForrestMike Lates120-May-09
Mystery Route on the Misty IsleMike Lates120-May-09
Cioch Grooves HVS SkyeMike Lates116-May-09
Halcyon DaysMike Lates109-May-09
Trophy CrackMike Lates108-May-09
The Chasm, Pitch 1Mike Lates206-May-09
Stormy Petrel (Skye Guide Comp)Mike Lates206-May-09
captain planet E4 6a ***Mike Lates105-May-09
SkyemanMike Lates103-May-09
Skye, Dubhs Ridge, July 2008Mike Lates127-Apr-09
Vulcan Wall (Syke Guide Book Comp)Mike Lates127-Apr-09
Skye, Sgurr Mhic Choinnich, Dawn Grooves, July 2008Mike Lates127-Apr-09
Guy Robertson abseiling down Bealach Buttress, Sgurr Mhic Choinnich Skye in search of new lines....Mike Lates117-Apr-09
Aid climbing in Skye 1963Mike Lates117-Apr-09
phalicMike Lates123-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
Nearing the end of the Cuillin Ridge on a 2 day traverseMike Lates103-Dec-08
Brockenspectre from Am BodachMike Lates103-Nov-08
Glen Brittle GeeseMike Lates121-Jan-08
Hebridean BacklighterMike Lates121-Jan-08
Winter DawnMike Lates113-Jan-08
Bla bheinn after the storm. 9 Jan 08Mike Lates109-Jan-08
Main Pitch of MaclarensMike Lates123-Nov-07
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