The plan was to use the long July weekend to go to Chamonix, spend first two days on working on our mountaineering skills with UCPA and then climb Mt Blanc over the foll
This time it was summit of Pico del Teide, third highest volcano in the world (still active, fortunately dormant) located on rocky Tenerife, with its 3718 metres, and then Pico Viejo on the way back.
Ultimate Indian Ocean experience, with its fascinating historical Stone Town and magnificent beaches.
Running away from Parisian winter still in full swing to African savannahs and scorching sun. Full month of permanent delight!
Wind, rain, cold and no sun at all - probably not your best surfing weather. But hey, it's Scotland, innit?
The highest mountain in the British Isles with its 1,344 metres doesn't sound like much, until you remember that the climb starts in Fort Williams at the sea level.