/ Badgers in Parsley Fern Gully?
Follow link to see the pic if you don't believe me.
Your link doesn't work, perhaps because your photos are set as 'friends only'.
I remember reading a story, I think in an SMC Journal, about a badger falling out of Green Gully (or was it Comb Gully?) on The Ben then turning around and going back up it.
I assumed it was a piss take.
What, for a recipe?
Looks like a Yeti to me
You really wern't joking! (I'm the guy who came up PFG LH behind you.)
Years back I climbed with someone who was doing a Scottish gully in winter and was nearly killed by a deer falling down it as he was going up. I know it sounds apocryphal but I'm sure the guy was genuine (believe it or not I can't remember who it was).
Is that snow lump behind the late badger avalanche debris ?
Has it been caught up in a slide ?
It seems strange to imagine a badger living and surviving for long in that habitat, especially under Winter conditions. Then again, it is related to the Wolverine and these tough little buggers eke out their lives in Arctic tundra.
It wasn't listening to that Dorothy-Grace Elder, obviously.
And see this: http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1723
I've seen a badger on Ben Alder in winter well above 3000ft. There was complete snow cover but it seemed quite happy (not that I got near)
I once watched a grey squirrel cross the col between Coniston Old Man and Brim Fell at about 750m, heading from the Duddon to Coppermines.
Saw the badger on Saturday. I wondered if it was the cause of the avalanche.
On a separate tack, does the ice climb from the upper to the lower cwm have a name?
Once saw a fox run out of the summit shelter on ben nevis in 1991 after doing Tower Ridge.
What either animal expect to eat in either places is a wonder.
> Once saw a fox run out of the summit shelter on ben nevis in 1991 after doing Tower Ridge.
> Impressive that a fox did Tower Ridge!
Hmmm, well I've seen fox tracks on the summit of the Zinal Rothorn. It had either come up the Arbengrat, the ArÍte du Coeur or the Voie Normale. I say this as frankly I think the North Face would be beyond a fox.
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