In reply to jamesofdeath: I was on Ordinary Route in SCNL yesterday. Snow was pretty wet and unconsolidated. Turf was mostly frozen for pitches 2 onwards. Two other teams were on our route, and a team on the gully next-door. No teams were on Dorsal that I could see, and I don't think anyone came down Broad Gully. Snow was wet and quite poorly consolidated so Broad Gully would be quite unpleasant I think. Dorsal Arete would no-doubt go, but there'd likely be a lot of scratching about on bare rock. Then again, a lot could have changed between yesterday and now!