Carn Dearg Meadhonach East Ridge (Winter) II
[Mr Ellis gearing up for the final butress line, 3 kb]300m. No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Britain's winter ridges, Scotland's Mountain Ridges by Dan Bailey.

Photo: Mr Ellis gearing up for the final butress line © kiwi boy
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This climb is in 61 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

Carried rope and small rack but didn't use them, would be grade I in the Lakes! Quite a nice route but rather short-lived for such a long approach (we came from Steall!). Continued via CMD arete, Ben Nevis, and the SW Carn Dearg.
Simon Caldwell - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/15 with Carmen

Hidden - Solo - 03/Apr/15

Via the Nevis range gondola, and onward to the CMD arete...
andrewmcleod - Solo - 16/Mar/15 with Ed Walker

Hidden - Solo - 07/Feb/15

Mostly good snow. Stunning day
jezb1 - Solo - 21/Jan/15

Roger Cruse - Solo O/S - 21/Jan/15 with Jez B and Rich G

MoWalker3 - 07/Feb/14

Jeester - 02/Jan/14

And on to the CMD, down the tourist path
arduff - Solo - 06/Apr/13 with Chales Kennelly

Collapsed in a sweaty broken mess at the gondola after running the last km (Jenny completing this dash with one crampon) and only got a ride down because the catering staff were late out.
Louis Hume - Lead - 01/Apr/13 with Jenny

stev1e.wilso - Lead - 31/Mar/13 with Tom

Jon Ellis - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/13 with Andy Hill, James Ellis

Alpine style. Fab ridgeline and imposing final butress
kiwi boy - 01/Mar/13 with james Ellis, john Ellis

Led in a blizard, very cold strong winds kept us on our toes. really fun day out, walked up from North face carpark, contoured round end of Carn Beag Dearg into Allt Daim valley to get to route, and back down on the CIC hut path.
atyson1 - Lead - 23/Feb/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/13

colin fagan - Solo - 17/Feb/13

aneate - Jan/13

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2013

Dan 85 - AltLd O/S - 04/Dec/12 with Tim

Fresh powder on rock but entertaining and exposed albeit easy climbing.
Captain Solo - Solo - 01/Dec/12

jdgaventa - Solo - 15/Feb/12

Very quiet glen no other climbers than the 5 BCC ones. Follow-up with the arete and then with Oskari the summit of Ben Nevis and the walk down gully number 4. Very enjoyable day even though the visibility was limited.
pelvoux - Solo O/S - 15/Feb/12 with Oskari

Poor unconsolidated thin snow pack, with pockets of windslab. However, clear skies and a nice early morning inversion made this an excellent day out. Kurt and Bill's first winter route.
Tom Last - Lead O/S - 06/Feb/12 with Kurt and Bill

dakidunn - Solo - 27/Jan/12 with Alan Christie

freudy_love - Solo O/S - 15/Jan/12 with Neil Barron, Rob Worthing

Hidden - 15/Jan/12

Hidden - Solo - Jan/12

Adamski1986 - Lead - Dec/11 with Kev Murley

part of circuit from Nevis range car park to CIC Hut via CMD
adam clarke - AltLd - 14/May/11 with James Hulme, Hannah Hulme Hunter

Hidden - Solo - 11/Mar/11

Moved together all the way. Great day out!
keith hal - AltLd O/S - 20/Feb/11 with Peter Berwick

Nice route, bad weather forecast but turned out to be a reasonably pleasant day
Elsier - Solo - 19/Feb/11 with Amy

A really great ridge on a stunning day. Not much consolidated snow. The views to Ben Nevis from the top of the ridge are outstanding.
JamesRoddie - Solo O/S - 10/Feb/11

Pete23 - AltLd - Feb/11 with Keith Haldane

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/11

Al Kells - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/11 with john, Terrance Glancy, gateaublaster

glaramara - 29/Jan/11 with john dale, tamzin

lovely route .. this took a lot less time than expected .. and you can cheat by grabbing the gondola to nevis range .. SCORE
gateaublaster - Solo - 29/Jan/11 with John0, Terrence, Alan Kells

Luke Brooks - Solo - 2011

morsy - Solo - 23/Nov/10

Nordic - Solo - 04/Apr/10

Dave on his pre MIC lead me and Jim. Long day, ball bagged by the time we got back to the godola
gilbert - 2nd - 13/Mar/10 with Rob Johnson

hard bullet neve on all route
wspinacz32 - 09/Mar/10 with Karolina

A superb route, marred only by the lengthy uphill trudge to get to the start of the first tower. Better and easier than Sron na Lairig or (in my opinion) Ledge Route.
Only a hill - Solo O/S - 04/Mar/10

Hidden - Solo - 18/Feb/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/10

Hidden - 18/Feb/10

Good situations, had to break trail through new snow.
bms - Solo - 16/Feb/10

daWalt - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/10 with Lisa

scottyeile - 29/Apr/09

Hidden - Solo - 14/Feb/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - Feb/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - Feb/09

ritid - 2009

cat22 - AltLd O/S - Mar/08 with Mike

With guide - moving together.
PanzerHanzler - 13/Mar/07 with Adrian Fagg, Ian Whitehead

Moving together - plenty of firm snow. Breezy on top... An enjoyable day.
Tubroos! - 24/Feb/06 with Kate Lloyd

Bruce Kerr - Solo - 05/Nov/00 with Jenny Kerr

Iain Thow - Solo - 17/Dec/82 with Ian Burwood

whilst living in Onich
uphillnow - 1965

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