Training Peaks

Training Peaks

Outside the Eight Peak Challenge, I have climbed several training peaks and continue to add more to my list of mountain climbing successes.

Mount Meru, Tanzania

Altitude: 4566 m (14,980 ft)
Climbed on 23rd Sptember 2010.

Toubkal, Morocco

Altitude: 4,167 metres (13,671 ft)
Toubkal is the highest peak in North Africa, in the Atlas Mountains.

For anyone wishing to climb Toubkal I recommend Pete Cooper

Little Meru, Tanzania

Altitude: 3,820 m (12,532 ft)
Mixed winter climb on 23rd Sptember 2010.

Twin Peaks of Adra el Hajj, Morocco

Altitude: 3,162 m (10,374 ft)
Another peak in the Atlas Mountains.

Mount Carruthers, Australia

Altitude: 2,150 m (7,054 ft)
Climbed on 27th November, 2010

Mount Northcote, Australia

Altitude: 2,131 m (6,991 ft)
Climbed on 27th November, 2010

Mount Muellers Peak, Australia

Altitude: 2,130 m (6,988 ft)
Climbed on 27th November, 2010

Mount Lee, Australia

Altitude: 2,109 m (6,919 ft)
Climbed on 27th November, 2010

Ben Nevis, Scottish Highlands

Altitude: 1,344 metres (4,409 ft)
The highest mountain in Scotland and the British Isles. The ascent was made on 26 June 2010 via Glen Nevis.

Mount Snowdon, Wales

Altitude: 1,085 m (3,560 ft)
Yr Wyddfa The highest mountain in Wales was tackled ion 31st May 2010 via the South Ridge, descent via Llechod.

For guiding and climbing in Wales I recommend Pete Cooper

Garnedd Ugain, Snowdonia, Wales

Altitude: 1,065 m (3,494 ft)
Crib Y Ddisgyl The second highest peak in Wales. 11th July 2010 in poor visibility via the East Ridge.

Crib Goch, Snowdonia, Wales

Altitude: 923 m (3,028 ft)
An exposed knife-edged arête (very thin rock ridge) which I climbed on 11th July 2010.

Moel Siabod, Wales

Altitude: 872 m (2,860 feet)
The Abbot – the highest peak in the Moelwynion mountain range in Wales. On 10th July 2010 I climbed this peak in rain, with very poor visibility and 35-45 mph winds via the East Ridge.

Details of the other peaks I have climbed are to be added soon…….