AMC Scotland Meet

The AMC Scottish winter trip returned in March after a siesta last year due to covid. Around 20 members made the long journey up north to the beautiful Ardervikie Estate, where we stayed in a series of cosy and well equipped cottages. Fort William and Aviemore were in easy striking distance by car, making it […]

Ben Nevis CIC Hut trip 2022

On Thursday evening last week Owen and I started the long red eye drive up to Scotland overnight to stay at the Charles Inglis Clark (CIC) memorial hut, under the north face of Ben Nevis. We walked in on Friday morning, helped by a lift to the top car park, dropped our gear at the […]

Scotland December 2021

Here’s a few of our photos from the trip two weeks ago. There is a short write up down the bottom:) Owen, Steve and I were up in Scotland two weeks ago. A very productive trip:) Friday 11th was blue skies and high winds at Coire An T Sneachda, we did a practice of ice […]

Skye 2021

The AMC held a trip to the Isle of Skye from 27 May to 2nd June 2021, based at the ideallic Glenbrittle Campsite. Words by Jamie, trip coordinator. DiaryDay one (28th May). Rich, Owen, Peter and Paul arrived the night before. Jamie, Lisa, James and Emma arrived around 10am after an overnight drive. The others […]

Last of the Scottish winter wine

The Scottish border opened for leisure last Monday. The Saturday before, after a week of nights, I found the stars had aligned 😀 a good forecast, routes still being ticked on social media and a keen fit climbing partner ready to go. We left Bristol around 9pm on Sunday, hit cruise control, stopped for the […]

Scotland 2019 – Tower Ridge

Scotland in February: We were hoping for a winter ascent of the classic Tower Ridge on Ben Nevis, but it was far from winter. If you were quick enough you could have done it in t-shirt and shorts, we weren’t and glad we didn’t, as we topped out at 18:30. Four of us decided to […]