(by Kevin Byrne, from IMC Newsletter Summer 2003) An account of a winter ascent of Tower Ridge (600m Grade III, 3) on Ben Nevis on 14th March 2003. Climbers: Eileen Murphy, Kieran Kelly and Kevin Byrne.
(by Denzil Jones, from IMC Newsletter Autumn 2004) 15 days on the "toughest of all of the Grande Randonnée routes. … Nothing can equal this route in intensity as it crosses the most majestic sites at the heart of this most versatile and highly coloured island”.
(by Grania Willis, from IMC Newsletter Winter 2004) Grania Willis, who became the first Irishwoman to summit the sixth highest mountain in the world at the end of September 2004, reflects on her climb of Cho Oyu in the golden jubilee year of the 8,201 metre peak’s first ascent in 1954.
(by David Craig, from IMC Newsletter, Spring 2007) "Sitting there, with one arse cheek on a ledge, my knees wedged under my chin, and my head lolling on the wall in front of me, listening to the sea booming away in the darkness, the scary truth dawned on me… we were NEVER going to live this down!"