Day 5 and 6 of the Winter ML… snowholing and navigation

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Its 11am – I’ve already got frozen snot across my face and my buff has frozen with my breath. The goggles I loved earlier in the week have failed me and I feel like I’m in a white out as they’ve misted … Continue reading

Snow Bollards and belays, in the ice…. day 3 of the Winter ML

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What did you do today? I walked a few hours to dig some holes in the snow. Well actually it was rock solid neve that went down for half a metre and took forever to dig in. I felt like Popeye … Continue reading

Its a bit windy today…. day 2 of the Winter ML

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What’s your favourite bit of kit for winter?? Tough question I know. I’ve been known to have a half hour discussion with a friend just about different crampons, and then we moved on to axes. I love gear. Not in … Continue reading