Blog posts Tagged: scrambling

Glen Coe Skyline

Posted by Sam Harrison on September 3, 2015 at 03:22.

 Fell running

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An account of the inaugural Glen Coe Skyline, probably the best and definitely the hardest race I've ever done.

Patterdale to Honister via Pinnacle Ridge

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 7, 2015 at 15:50.

 Fell running

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Glencoe Skyline training: A run from Patterdale to Honister via the grade 3 scramble of Pinnalce Ridge.

Wintry run on Helvellyn & Fairfield

Posted by Sam Harrison on January 19, 2015 at 18:27.

 Fell running

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A wintry run over Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Fairfield, and a bit of advice on gear choices for winter fell running in general.

Snowy scramble up Jack's Rake

Posted by Sam Harrison on December 17, 2014 at 21:50.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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Winter has eventually arrived and to make the most of it we headed to the classic Lake District scramble of Jack's Rake in Langdale.

Iron Crag scramble on Middlefell

Posted by Sam Harrison on October 18, 2014 at 12:55.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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Route description of the grade 3* Iron Crag scramble on Middefell in Wasdale.

Cogne: Gran Sertz (Grand Serre)

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 27, 2014 at 22:15.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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The first summit we climbed from the Cogne valley, the Gran Sertz from the Rifugio Sella.

The legendary Aonach Eagach

Posted by Sam Harrison on December 4, 2013 at 00:17.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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My first time across the (in)famous Aonach Eagach, which is widely heralded as the "best ridge mainland Britain".

La Grande Moucherolle, Vercors Plateau

Posted by Sam Harrison on October 22, 2013 at 12:23.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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Exploring the unique limestone scenery of the Vercors Plateau and some of the scrambling it has to offer.

Aiguille de Goléon

Posted by Sam Harrison on October 7, 2013 at 14:30.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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During my stay in Grenoble, I managed to get one Alpine summit done: the Aiguille de Goléon.

Attack of the flies: Why not to bivvy without a midge net!

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 17, 2013 at 08:48.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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A few days in a very sunny, windless and hence midge-tastic Snowdonia.