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Spring seems very slow to materialise this year. Everything is behind season, the flowers, the birds, the trees and guiding in the Cuillin. The unseasonably cold and wet Spring weather has already scuppered planned Ridge Traverses that have had to be postponed. The poor weather didn’t stop us last weekend though and we had two […]

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A Double Traverse – Sixteen Hours on the Cuillin Ridge.

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You Know it is going to be a great day out scrambling when it’s 9am and you are wandering up towards Pinnacle Ridge in shorts and a Tee-shirt with no other parties around. David had finished off  his Cuillin Ridge Munros tick list with me the day before when we had baked under blue skies […]

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Mary, Judi and Kay had a bit of luck with the weather on Skye in mid June
and took the chance to do a few scrambles they have been keen to do for a while. On Sunday we climbed up to the summit of Am Basteir and then scrambled over the tricky ground to […]

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Skye Munros

On 15th June 2011 By

go further had a great weekend on Skye last week with David, Colin and their friends who wanted to do all 11 Skye Cuillin Munros over 4 days. After the first day of changeable weather the summer arrived and the team had three further days of cold but bright and dry walking and scrambling. These […]

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Inaccessible Pinnacle

On 12th July 2010 By

We recently helped Martin, Chris and Tom reach a few summits on the Cuillin and thanks to Martin for this image of the Inaccessible Pinnacle he had just climbed. Weather has been very mixed recently with some low cloud. On this day the cloud base was sweeping in just below the summits making for some […]

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We’ve had one of our busiest June’s ever enjoying nearly three full weeks on Skye with 15 people in five separate groups. We’ve covered most of Skye’s dramatic Cuillin Ridge and made ascents of nearly all of the Cuillin Munros making the best of a mixed spell of weather that has seen settled but frequent […]

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The Southern Cuillin

On 16th May 2010 By

go further has already seen Skye’s Cuillin mountains in a range of moods this year with full winter Munro weather lasting well into April. Our latest trip last weekend coincided with perfect conditions – dry, cool and with a slight breeze. Over four days we tackled nearly all of the Munro tops in the southern […]

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June Rain

On 3rd July 2008 By

Karen, Judy, Mel and Karen proving it is possible to have fun in torrential rain in the Cuillin. This picture was taken in late June at the summit of Bruach Na Frithe.
This is usually a straight-forward peak manageable from the Sligachan but at the end of this day the burns you can normally […]

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Skye Action

On 9th June 2008 By

The gofurther team has enjoyed bright and dry conditions on most days on Skye over the past few weeks. The top picture shows Paul with Christine, Rory, James, Gair, Calum, Alistair and Pat after an ascent of the Inaccessible Pinnacle on Sgurr Dearg. Here, the group has descended down the steep slabs from the Pinnacle for a […]

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