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winter skills on Meall a'Bhuiridh.

winter skills on Meall a'Bhuiridh.


Postby ChrisG » Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:36 pm

Route description: Creise and Meall a'Bhuiridh from the Ski centre

Munros included on this walk: Meall a'Bhuiridh

Date walked: 06/02/2013

Time taken: 10 hours

Distance: 7.14 km

Ascent: 754m

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Day two and five of the winter stills course were done on the slopes of Meall a'Bhuiridh we spent all day below the summit then at sunset went to the top and summited in the dark we followed the ski slopes back down to the car photos by Lynne


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South African self belay off a snow bollard


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Discussing the use of snow shelters


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I'm the one with the rope


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Starting the entrance it's harder work than it looks


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How to get an over enthusiastic shelter digger out of the hole when its time for lunch


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Practicing self arrest with and without an ice axe


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Self arrest from a head first position
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