Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Martha, please come one day and see where Dad worked

A few weeks ago, in the snow and ice, we had a group stay with us at the cottage. They were climbers, led by Huw Gilbert. He runs climbing courses all over the place, but particularly from his North Wales centre. A couple of weeks after he got back to Wales his wife, Jo, gave birth to a lovely daughter, Martha. We asked him for a pic, and Gillian and I, and our daughters have been oohing and aahing ever since. Lucky Tomos has a new baby sister to look after, and occasionally annoy. And she, him.

Here is Huw's report.
4 days leading Intro to Scottish Winter Climbing course. We used the cottage as a very welcome and comfortable base. Climbed Twisting Gully (111) on Stob Coire nan Lochan, Curved Ridge (11/111) on the Buchaille, Left Twin (111 hard) at Anoch Mor and Arch Gully at Stob Coire nan Beith on Bidean all followed by day's skiing at Nevis Range. Fantastic Snow and Ice conditions.

Huw's website for his climbing school

This is our new blog about Appin. I can't get Google to list it properly, yet. But she will, in time.
Our new Appin blog site

Here are our website information links
20 of the loveliest walks around our cottage area
Hill walks around Glencoe
Walk up Ben Nevis one day?
Easier Munroes to walk in Glencoe
Rock and Ice climbing in the Glencoe area
Cycling and fishing near Glencoe cottage
Wonderful wild life around our cottage
Golf at the Dragons tooth golf course, Ballachulish
Cruising the lochs using Glencoe as a base
The best beaches and bays in the Glencoe area
Touring the Highlands from Glencoe as a centre,
Spring holidays, March April May Glencoe
Winter holidays, Jan Feb March in the cottage
Autumn holidays November December in the cottage

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