Mount Damavand: Kiwi coil

Kiwi coil is a technique used to bring a rope to shorten the distance between two climbers. This technique is usually used for simultaneous climbing on easy terrain or glacier trips.See below how to do this:One of the things you should be very careful about is using...

Damavand Hiking News: MacAskill Dubhs Ridge line.

Dave: Yesterday Ben and Laura and I were out in Dubhs Ridge. This was the first time they had been to Cuillin and they wanted to see the latest Danny McSkill film. The ship from Algol was not running on Sunday, but through local calls I arranged for fishermen to take...

Mount Damavand: Movie Review: The Mountain Between Us

Hollywood does not do very well with mountaineering movies. We all remember the tragedy that happened Cliff HangerTo and no one can ever forget this horrible Vertical limitBut there is something to be said for light style films lost in the mountains. Characters do not...