2020 Summer

The following is a rolling list of climbs etc that I’ve done this season.

April to June 2020 has been spent on my 30′ ‘Half Ton’ Swedish racing yacht ‘Marin’. I sailed it from Ardfern to the Kyle of Lochalsh in Scotland where its mooring is. I then spent a period of time exploring the local area for anchorages and potential climbing venues. I will be spending the Spring of 2021 among Skye and the Hebridean islands so if you wish to go exploratory climbing or hill walking get in touch.

July

Midi – Plan Traverse AD

Allain – Leininger route (the North Face) on the Petit Dru TD (one of the 6 ‘Classic North Faces)

Nabot Leon, West Pillar of the Blaitiere 5C

Voie des Dalles, Aiguille du Pouce, TD

August

Col d’Entreves F

Aiguille Marbrees PD

Arete Laurent F

Traverse of the Monte Rosa tops PD, Pyramid Vincent 4215m, Ludwigshoe 4341m, Parrotspitze 4432m, Zumsteinspitze 4563m and Punta Gnifetti 4554m (Margherita Hut)

Via Ferrata training with the British mountain Guides at Nax and Saillon in the Rhone valley

Traverse of the Perrons, AD (BMG Alpine Training Course)

Tim Blakemore Mountain Guide abseiling from the Grand Dru, Chamonix

Tim Blakemore Mountain Guide abseiling from the Grand Dru, Chamonix

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