Winter Skills

Winter Skills 31st Jan-2nd Feb

W- weekend of learning new winter skills in the Cairngorms

I- ice axes and crampons all round

N- navigation was tested in the whiteouts

T- Talisman Guides did a great job instructing us and making it a fun & memorable few days

E- everybody loves bean supreme

R- returning from wet and cold after great days out, to the cosy Glenbeg bunkhouse


S-SNOW, and lots of it- so much that those who stayed in the bothy had to dig their way out one morning.

K- kilts (only slightly relevant thing I could think of starting with K)


L- Lloyd being a terrifying Mao

L- lots of fun digging snow holes and throwing ourselves down snow slopes

S- swiss roll and custard for pudding :D


2- how many people it takes to drain a pot of rice

0- wild haggises were sighted

1- the number of minibuses stuck in the snow

5- minutes of blue skies


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