/ Ben Nevis Conditions 5/4/13
I will add photos as soon as I can, sorry!
Great stuff, well done! I was out on Hadrian's Wall Direct today, and there were other teams on Sickle, Point 5 and Left Edge Route in our area.
Photos here: http://www.applemountaineering.co.uk/2013/04/05/ryans-first-v-hadrians-wall-direct-ben-nevis/
Crumbs. Tower Ridge solo, Orion solo... Finished by 9am...
How did you spend the rest of the day? :-0
Haha. Impressive stuff.
I had second half of march off work but it looks like I should have taken first half april instead. I have this weds and thurs off work though (I work weekends), forecasts are saying slight rise in temp mid week but I'm guessing orion, smiths, green gully etc might be ok, does anyone have an opinion on this?
However BBC weather site says fort William +7c so I don't know how it could be as low as -4c at 900m (MWIS) which makes me a bit nervous. If I had looked at the BBC one only I wouldn't even consider going. Any ideas?
1:55 to climb Tower Ridge and then 3:05 to get down Number 4 across to Orion Direct and climb that!!!!
Man, that is some speed.
It's great how much quicker things are on the solo!
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