But still I feel the attempt was a significant achievement. Release Martyn Bennett on the independent label Eclectic Records. So that is the easy part of the day done. I was a little worried about my ice axe but he said it was unlikely someone would steal anything from an obvious stash before our return – I have to say that, on our return, it was pretty difficult seeing where we’d left our stash among the many boulders in the fairly featureless and huge corrie, so it’s a good job we had the GPS reference! Again we found it awkward being so near to each other on the rope but we clambered up in short bursts, me leading the way again. It’s day two and after the first successful day on the Black Cuillin, the weather has taken a … ‘Breaking’ News! Well done to you for conquering (or at least facing up to) your fears. A Munro is a Scottish Mountain with a summit height of at least 914m. Only 3 miles but taking 2, . Bag all 11 Munros on the Cuillin Ridge, including the famed 'Inaccessible Pinnacle'. ... (sometimes) tired legs a rest and begins with a walk up Coire a’Ghreadaidh heading for ‘An Dorus’. For me the roped up parts were the most comfortable given that because we were roped up with secure belays the exposure and consequences of a slip were not so acute. Rather than mess around trying to tidy up the bolts and slings of the belay, we just bundled them into the front of Richard’s coat…, Top of the Initial Scramble Looking Across to Ghreadaidh Initial Scramble. We then made a small diversion continuing the ascent to the right to bag, the first Munro of the day in an effort to make the next day a little easier (and one less summit for tomorrow after going up The Inaccessible Pinnacle), before returning to An Dorus and on to the second and final Munro of the day -. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Martyn Bennett - Martyn Bennett on AllMusic - 1996 I’d already seen, and been totally horrified by, the back of the peak – it went from extremely steep at the top, through vertical, to pretty much overhanging nearer the bottom and the thought of it was really putting me off! The Cuillin, a mountain range located on the Isle of Skye, Scotland, is the perfect spot for your next climbing experience.. Improve your rock-scrambling skills on some of Scotland's airy routes. Steve & Jon on An Caisteal summit final summit of day. We were quickly up this section where I was delighted that the steady path continued to ascend, with little difficulty towards ‘The Wart’ – a spectacular protrusion above. ( Log Out /  I've had my fair share of memorable days in the mountains, an environment that provides my income, brings me joy and allows me to share amazing experiences with awesome people and keeps my body healthy and my mind free. 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