Five Club members met up at Reiff for a
weekend of climbing, although they knew beforehand that it was
going to be cut short due to the horrendous forecast for Sunday.
On Saturday they headed to Pooh Cliff, but
with the westerly wind and being in the shadow it was too cold
to climb there. The next plan was to head to the Pinnacle
area, this turned out to be a great idea, although the wind was
They climbed as a group of two, and one of
three, despite the sunshine it was still cold in the wind.
James led off on Xyles and Donna followed
in her big boots having left one rock shoe back in Aberdeen!
James got to try out his new belay jacket.
Forbes at on top of the Pinnacle.
Vicky heading up to join him
Next Donna was on the lead, heading up
Slanting Corner, still in her big boots.
James then lead up Puckered Wall, where
Garry managed to catch a wave, whilst belaying him, as the swell was
getting up. They decided to call it a day and made Skel a final
route, hauling their bags out behind them to escape the waves!
Vicky and Forbes stayed to climb a few more
routes as the rest headed out.
All in all, despite the cold, and the
weather on Sunday, it was a great weekend in a fabulous