I feel quite exhausted just reading about it all. The current thaw should be short lived and we'll hope for a good deep refreeze next week before the Christmas break and more climbing mayhem. Read up and be inspired whether you are a new routing hardcore demon or a climber of more modest achievements the winter has had a great start and promises more great things to come:
Meantime I've been continuing my winter 'training regime'; mince pies and a little exercise assited by Sandy. I'll probably take a walk up Ben Nevis tomorrow before the winter season's work kicks off for me next week.