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Following the Scottish Government's guidance of 17th December 2021we have revisited our hut management and lettings approach to demonstrate that we have responded to the new duty and the current threat posed by the Omicron Covid19 variant.
We have been invited to join the CAF's "Break the Ice" meet south of Briançon in the Ecrins. Staying at the CAF chalet in Vallouise-Pelvoux, the famous sunny Briançon weather should offer six days of world-class snow and ice climbing in local venues such as Fournel and Feissinieres, with other areas only a short distance away.
For 2022, it's a return to the Reaburn Hut for the ski mountaineering meet. Well placed for local hills, the location allows trips both east and west to take advantage of the best snow cover.
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The second of the winter meets at the CIC hut. Hopefully the big routes will be in...
Even more fickle from a weather perspective than most locations, Skye can provide unique winter conditions or a lot of rain! Fingers crossed for the former...
The SMC maintains a webcam and weather station located on top of the CIC hut. Being on the west coast of Scotland and the altitude the hut is situated at the hut is often bombarded by severe storms, especially in winter. The webcam faces the North Face of Ben Nevis, and in the middle of the picture can been seen North East Buttress and The Orion Face.
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