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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Fastest ever winter Cuillin Ridge traverse by Gomersall and Wild

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23/02/2016

In search of romance (perhaps) Tim Gomersall and Finlay Wild spent Valentine's Day trotting across 11 Munro summits, fuelled mostly by jelly babies, in an uncontested (so far) record six hours 14 minutes and 17 seconds. Tim tells the story of the day, the gear they took, and says it could definitely be done quicker, if anyone fancies rising to the challenge?
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HUTS

New look Glen Brittle hut welcomes next generation over the sea to Skye

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01/10/2015

At the south-west base of the Cuillin Ridge stands the Glen Brittle hut, a whitewashed haven that has been welcoming Skye climbers for the last fifty years. The hut has just celebrated its 50th anniversary with the reopening its doors after a much-needed refit. We take a look at how times have changed.
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SKILLS

How to scramble: the Cuillin Ridge

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04/08/2015

Skye’s Cuillin Ridge is the Holy Grail of British scrambling. Are you ready for the challenge?
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Lights, camera, adventure! Six of the best film set walks

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27/03/2015

Why pay through the nose to visit the sets of your favourite films when you can stroll right through them for free? Here’s our pick of the UK’s top mountainous movie locations.
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GENERAL

Cioch Direct: unstable rock warning

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27/06/2011

Skye Mountain Rescue Association are recommending that climbers avoid Cioch Direct on the Sron Na Ciche, following rockfalls in late May.
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SKILLS

It's Cuillin winter

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30/11/2005

If you think winter in Skye is the sole preserve of the seasoned mountaineer, it’s time to think again, says Ben Winston.
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GENERAL

Training it

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31/03/1998

It was a Monday 22nd September 11.15 am and time to sign on. The weather was good, brilliant in fact and I felt strong but frustrated at my inability to do battle with the mountains. News at One was pretty boring but the weather forecast sent me dizzy with excitement. There was a little yellow sun over the Island of Skye. But what about transport?
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