Looking down from near the Summit of Bla Bheinn, a mountain on…

Looking down from near the Summit of Bla Bheinn, a mountain on the Isle of Skye. The fringes of the Cuillin Ridge can be seen in the distance. It was such a fascinating landscape to me because of the utter lack of trees – you could see every little craggy outcrop of topography perfectly.  

I tried to stay focused on the gear placements instead of the…

I tried to stay focused on the gear placements instead of the storm brewing over my shoulder… we learned that in Scotland, you need to take advantage of each and every weather window.

Volcanic Ring Crags of Kilchoan, Scotland

My trip to Scotland is at an end. Impressions: The people of…

My trip to Scotland is at an end.
Impressions: The people of Scotland are some of the friendliest and helpful that I’ve met. The landscape is expansive, cold, wet, and rugged, yet also incredibly beautiful in a way that’s different from anywhere else I’ve been. Conditions change all the time so there’s no sense in waiting for a perfect day – you just have to go for it.
Scottish climbing lives up to it’s reputation!

I’ve been wanting to see this view ever since I first saw…

I’ve been wanting to see this view ever since I first saw a photo of it many years ago! So glad we managed to make it here and get a clear day for it. Such an amazing place!

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