/ Recomend me some routes.....

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Gav Parker - on 05 Feb 2013
Hi all going to be based in the Fort William area in the next couple of weeks....what are some good grade 2 / 3 winter climbs with a mountaineering feel to them.....
BnB - on 05 Feb 2013
In reply to Gav Parker:

Ledge Route on the Ben. Best in its grade (II)
Murko Fuzz - on 05 Feb 2013
In reply to Gav Parker:

North East Ridge of Stob Ban.
North East Ridge of Aonach Beag.
Sron na Lairig.
Gav Parker - on 05 Feb 2013
In reply to Gav Parker:

There must be more than that!! thankyou for those ideas,,,,
IainMacG on 05 Feb 2013
In reply to Gav Parker:
Ben Nevis - Castle Ridge III
Ben Nevis - Ledge Route II
(also Tower Ridge III - but for the experienced unless you want an epic)

Carn Dearg Meadhonach East Ridge II (& potentially combined withe Ben via Carn Mor Dearg Arete) - approach from Nevis Range uplift
Aonach Beag - NE Ridge III (remote-ish but definitely mountaineering!)

Ring of Steall grade I

+ plenty down in Glen Coe...

cheers

mick taylor - on 05 Feb 2013
In reply to Gav Parker: Cresta Climb on Brenva Face of Ben Nevis and Curved Ridge in Glen Coe
Michael Gordon - on 06 Feb 2013
In reply to Gav Parker:

Green Gully
cannichoutdoors - on 06 Feb 2013
In reply to Michael Gordon: don't think green gully is a II/III as requested by the OP. Number 3 gully buttress would be closer.
Michael Gordon - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to cannichoutdoors:

Felt like III to me. I often mention Green when someone else suggests Tower Ridge.
Milesy - on 07 Feb 2013
Dorsal Arete. Best alpine ridge in Scotland.
CurlyStevo - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to Milesy:
it's neither the best or alpine like.
Milesy - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to CurlyStevo:

Whoooooooooooosh.
craigloon - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to Gav Parker:

Not meaning to be funny, but you are going to one of the top winter climbing venues in Scotland, covering a vast array of climbs at the grades you are talking about. Forum recommendations are fine, but you really need to get yourself a guidebook. (SMC Scottish Winter Climbs should do the trick).
Michael Gordon - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to CurlyStevo:

Yep. More like most overhyped 20m of climbing in Glen Coe
Milesy - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to Michael Gordon:

Don't get it do you?
cannichoutdoors - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to Michael Gordon:
> (In reply to cannichoutdoors)
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> Felt like III to me. I often mention Green when someone else suggests Tower Ridge.

Don't think it has a mountaineering feel either. Great route though.
Gav Parker - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to craigloon:

I have a guide book..................just wanted some recommendations away from the normal named routes.....but hey sorry!
Gav Parker - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to Milesy:

He doesn't but I do.........! Thanks for that....
cannichoutdoors - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to Gav Parker: Never done it, but the east ridge of Beinn Chaorain (sp) towards Meagaidh might be worth a look. Seems to be crop up regularly on the Lochaber guides' blogs.
craigloon - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to Gav Parker:

Well, that's not quite what you asked for originally, but hey ho. Aonach Eagach ridge is a grand day out in good winter nick.
Michael Gordon - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to Milesy:

Ah, you were being sarcastic. Fair enough.
Michael Gordon - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to cannichoutdoors:
> (In reply to Michael Gordon)
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> Don't think it has a mountaineering feel either.

Why not?
cannichoutdoors - on 07 Feb 2013
In reply to Michael Gordon:
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> Why not?

It's a gully.
Milesy - on 08 Feb 2013
In reply to Michael Gordon:
> (In reply to Milesy)
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> Ah, you were being sarcastic. Fair enough.

I just noticed you only joined the forum recently. Saying Dorsal Arete is a default joke answer for loads of questions.

What is the best Grade V in Glencoe? Well Dorsal Arete of course.
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agray - on 09 Feb 2013
Aonach Eagach
Curved Ridge
NE Ridge Stob Ban
Sron na Lairig
Echo Edge
I imagine some of the routes on the West Face of Aonach Mor are quite alpine but I have not done them. Perhaps someone else can confirm?

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