Win a Pure Outdoor Christmas Hamper worth £200 Buy any Gift Voucher for Free Entry Tis the season...
Mountain Hardwear Super Chockstone Jacket First Impressions Instantly I could tell the Super Chockstone...
You can now buy any course that is shown on our website as a gift voucher! The gift voucher is conveniently emailed as a PDF file...
Subscribe to our news feed, click the logo above, and automatically receive new Pure Outdoor blog posts to your chosen RSS Feed location. (What is an RSS Feed?)
Posted By Guy Wilson
Neil and I went up the hill today to check out the ice condition of Kinder Downfall. It was a sweaty walk in with temperatures obviously being a little warm for these sort of activities....still we had come this far across the Peak so thought it would be worth a look. The good news is that is was pretty good - it was wet, very wet with lots of rotten ice, some fat chewy ice and lots of water. It did give some pleasant climbing until the final step/pitch which was pretty much a waterfall (needed to move quick). Who needs Cogne? Good work Neil leading the top slush pitch.
If it gets cold again sharpish it will stay where it is....everything was pretty warm by the time we left today.
On a more colder note, our Scottish Winter continues tomorrow with our Winter Skills Courses starting in Aviemore. Looking forward to meeting everyone on this weekends adventures!