/ point five gully
id be very suprised if it was in a climbable condition at the minute to be honest. i dont head up north till next week so this isnt based on a first hand look mind but i really cant see it being in condition based on forecasts/having kept a rough eye on how things have been shaping up over the last week.
I haven't done it but my told me of it for future reference: Don't ever do it if anything is blowing down from the upper slopes as it all collects down and the spindrift avalanches themselves just from the wind can be powerful enough to knock you right off before you even get to the exit slopes.
fair enough, as i say, thats just a best guess. i did it last year early on in pretty thin conditions, rogue pitch was pretty hard to protect though in that condition. definitely full value for the grade in lean conditions.
Ah what a shame, according to the logs it was climbed by a party in great conditions on 01/01/13! What a difference a day makes?
Early days yet though, it is most likely to form again.
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