/ Top Gun, Aonach Beag

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Jamie B - on 13 Dec 2012
Anyone done this, or got an idea or a photo of where the route goes? I was in the general vicinity yesterday, and have a suspicion that there may have been a rockfall on the final pitch. I can't find it now, but recall a striking photo of one of the FAs pulling through some stacked blocks. Not far right of what is probably the "V-groove" top of Aonach Wall there looked to be a scar and a now barely-feasible exit. Is this it or is it further right towards Raw Egg Buttress?

Not expecting a spate of replies, this whole buttress seems to be shrouded in mystery and doesn't attract the attention it deserves, possibly because of the killer walk-in. But it is good...
Jamie B - on 14 Dec 2012
Hmmmmm.... not going to get much here am I?
Cuthbert on 14 Dec 2012
In reply to Jamie Bankhead:

Me and Mike B went to do this in 1999 but we couldn't be bothered climbing up the slope below the crag.
Milesy - on 14 Dec 2012
In reply to Jamie Bankhead:

But Jamie... You hate UKC being a source of route information do you not? Where is the spirit of adventure? :p
Jamie B - on 14 Dec 2012
In reply to Saor Alba:

> Me and Mike B went to do this in 1999 but we couldn't be bothered climbing up the slope below the crag.

It does go on a bit, doesn't it? Al and I thought we were making good time until we hit that! Fantastic spot though - remote Lochaber!
Jamie B - on 14 Dec 2012
In reply to Milesy:

Very funny.. I'm less interested in doing the route than the history. It was an Alan Mullin route which to my knowledge hasn't been repeated - it would be rather poignant if it had gone the same way as its author...
Milesy - on 14 Dec 2012
Just a joke chief ;)
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rogerwebb - on 17 Dec 2012
In reply to Jamie Bankhead:

Its still there according to its other author who was there last week.
(you should have tried the north face walk in before the gondola!)

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