This was one of the most difficult, complicated trips I've ever been on. The layers of risk were deep and complex...it's quite difficult to write about. So for now, check out the pics and go to the 'Media' page for more articles.
Scottish winter climbing isn't known for sunny, calm days with perfect visibility. Rather, 'full Scottish conditions' -- wind, sideways rain (or sleet, graupel, and snow), raw cold, and complete white-out fogs are far more common...supposedly.