Winter wonderland once more, 17th April


Incredible amounts of snow fell overnight giving Craig & Gary a totally different Cuillin experience. On Monday Matt guided them up onto the Pinn and then traversed north right up to Sgurr a’ Mhadaidh all on glorious dry rock.

Sgurr Mhicchoinnich was the plan and it emerged from the cloud right on cue as we reached a very snowy Coire Lagan

Stomping up deep anow was easier than the usual An Stac Screes but we needed crampons as soon as we hit the Ridge. Guy Steven is up working with us for a few days so he paired up with Craig while I climbed with Gary. It was slow work clearing holds but we reached the summit safely in about an hour from Bealach Coire Lagan.

Delicate footwork on the crest of Sgurr Mhicchoinnich

Great view of Alasdair and Thearlaich behind but not in these conditions!