So, Hamish MacInnes made his last journey through Glen Coe today.
Fitting that the hills have their winter coats on.
Currently enjoying a good look through Scottish winter climbs. I've always found inspiration from the fantastic b&w crag images and also humour, the photograph of a fully hoared Savage Slit being heroically scaled, by Lilliputians, always brings on a wry smile.
Reading a Mick Fowler article from the 1980’s today about a route in the Caucasus. He mentioned that McInnes had traversed the whole range via a continuous ridge in a 13 day push. Mick described it as “epic”. Enough said.
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