Snow Daze

Rappelling Off a Snow Bollard

Twenty meters below me, Jon flashes a big, wide grin. I am uncomfortable, and I look down and shout, “Climb on!” Read more

Booted and Suited

Looking at the Allt Coire an t Sneachda

I am already awake when the alarm clock rings at 7:15 am. My roommate, Jon, whom I met for the first time an hour before the night before, struggles to find his mobile. Read more

Off to Aviemore

A Scotrail Train

I am standing on the platform waiting for my train when I notice a young lad with a mountaineering backpack out of the corner of my eye. He approaches the overhead sign announcing the next train’s arrival. He glances at me and walks in my direction. Read more