/ Ring of Steall

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AdCo82 on 01 Nov 2012
In winter conditions.....how long has it taken people on here?
Milesy - on 01 Nov 2012
I would say 8-12 hours depending on conditions. Deep powder snow being different from nice firm neve.
AdCo82 on 01 Nov 2012
In reply to Milesy:

Thanking you. Am I right in thinking there is some soft deep snow right now up in the area?
Milesy - on 01 Nov 2012
I have not been up yet but any snow lying will be pretty fresh and likely to be reasonably unconsolidated still but there is a wind so ridges might be pretty scoured. Walking the ring of steall in white out getting sand blasted does not sound like much fun :)
nedmoran on 02 Nov 2012
In reply to An Triubhas: I was planning on heading uo there myself this weekend, but changed my plans and heading over to the east as it seems like it will be a bit drier and brighter.
Wesley Orvis - on 02 Nov 2012
In reply to An Triubhas:

It took us 10 hours last winter with consolidated snow only on the top 200m and nothing at all below that. Long day in winter.
Dan Arkle - on 02 Nov 2012
In reply to An Triubhas:
It took us 8hr last December, with a mix of new and old snow. A great day out.
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Only a hill - on 02 Nov 2012
In reply to An Triubhas:
Two days, last time I did it (deliberately, with a bivvy!)

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