Keeping to the crest earns grade two, abseil the steep descent from sgurr nan Forcan.

Ticklists: Britain's winter ridges, 3 star Scottish winter.


ClimberDateStyle
Hidden 29/Apr 2nd
colin fagan 09/Mar Solo

Alot of fresh snow made for hard work. Still weather was fantastic, very alpine. Downclimbed just before the bad step on the south side

Hidden 09/Mar Solo
HillJEB 09/Mar -

Fantastic alpine summer conditions - T-Shirt on the summit! 5 of us did the ridge up to The Saddle. We initially followed the fresh footprints left by a previous solo walker (Presumably colin fagan below!). We did the abseil on the bad step, adding 1 sling to back up the existing abseil tat. One particularly exposed section was performed roped up alpine-style.

with JB
Pluto 28/Feb Solo
Hidden 26/Feb Solo
shelbymcb 25/Feb -
with mike
mikewilson789 25/Feb Lead

Got to pretty much the top of sgur nan Forcan saw how far we had to go, checked the time and decided to down climb what we had done. Lots of deep powder snow. Great day out

with Shelley mcbride
Chirs 14/Feb Solo
Michael Morrell 10/Feb -

Done on a cold day, a long committing route but great views through the clouds. Reached the Saddle summit helped build a snow hold for 8 people and slept till the next day to summit Sgurr Nan Sgine.

svenskjay 10/Feb -
Hidden 31/Jan AltLd
Hidden 19/Jan Solo
IainMay 13/Jan AltLd O/S

Deep powder and sunshine!

ClareM.123 13/Jan -
calum404 13/Jan AltLd O/S
with Iain May
Captain Solo 08/Jan Solo rpt

Powdery but entertaining

paulpitcher 02/May/15 AltLd O/S
with Angus Dell
Rebs 02/Apr/15 -

Good conditions, great day.

R_W_M 02/Apr/15 -

Alpine conditions. Moved together for the major difficulties. No tracks at all in the snow on the ridge (or the moutnain) Stunning day.

with Tom Hill, Rebs
Hidden 14/Mar/15 Solo
Hidden 14/Mar/15 Solo
ollyroberts 17/Feb/15 Solo
Hidden 16/Feb/15 -
Gerallt Owain 16/Feb/15 Solo O/S
dakidunn 14/Feb/15 Solo
BnB 14/Feb/15 -

Perfect neve throughout. Alpine conditions and weather. Magical.

SJPowderham1 04/Feb/15 -
BenRyle 24/Jan/15 Solo O/S

Brilliant day and conditions.

with Steve Daniels, Raji, James, Charlottte
CharlotteMilner 24/Jan/15 Solo O/S
with BenRyle
kbow265 ??/2015 -
Dale Finnie ??/2015 -
Tightsgirl 31/Dec/14 Solo

Grim day. Rained all the way, windy and wild. Great fun! Didnt continue to the Saddle but managed some brilliant glissades back down.

joesmith 31/Dec/14 Solo

A tad damp. Very nice ridge, shame we couldnīt see most of it

with Hannah
65m moderate millington 31/Dec/14 Solo

With folk from the bothy trip, snowed up summer conditions

joeydurkin 30/Dec/14 Solo
with Jen
leeds_belle 29/Dec/14 2nd O/S

Short roped with a few runners.

with Rob
alastairbegley 24/Feb/14 Solo

Soft wet snow low down, improving with height. http://www.masterplan-mountaineering.co.uk/2014/02/forcan-ridge-saddle-sgurr-na-sgine/

with Andrew Tyrrell
Lawrie Brand 30/Jan/14 Solo O/S
with Sarah Laing
sneaks 30/Jan/14 Solo
Hidden 30/Jan/14 Solo
joe gallacher 23/Jan/14 Solo O/S

Alt lead to access the ridge , then walk off. Easy walk in..stunning day after yukky wet start.

malone 30/Nov/13 -
Roger Cruse 04/Apr/13 Solo O/S
with Kris
baldie_chick 30/Mar/13 Solo

Winter conditions EMC

with Martin H, Katrina M, Ian L, Claire Hopkins
Hidden 30/Mar/13 Solo
Hidden 30/Mar/13 Solo
CathS 29/Mar/13 -

Roped up with Keith. Dave B and Dave C soloed the whole route. Windslab and sun-softened recent snow on the aretes felt pretty dodgy. An amazing route; very 'Alpine' and quite scary.

with Dave Bones, Keith Waddell, Dave Clark
martinh13 29/Mar/13 Solo
Caralynh 01/Mar/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/13 Solo O/S
mikelaing ?/Mar/13 Lead O/S

Snow then trending to ice above 900m.

with Group
mikesuth 12/Feb/13 -
with Mike Dixon, Andrew James
Rumbo 09/Feb/13 -

Plenty of snow but really needed a freeze

with Dougle
Hidden 23/Jan/13 -
GrahamHP 23/Jan/13 -

Fab route in excellent conditions, had to descend at the abseil point due to loss of daylight

with Danny Crump, Michael Loughran, Lil Saz
planetmarshall 21/Jan/13 AltLd O/S
gravity 20/Jan/13 AltLd
Hidden 20/Jan/13 Solo
Nic DW 12/Jan/13 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
Alastair MacSween ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 Solo dnf
AdamH 31/Dec/12 AltLd
michaelb1 29/Nov/12 -

Brilliant, powder snow

Stephen Halliday 04/Mar/12 Solo β
Finn Curry 04/Mar/12 Solo
Hidden 11/Feb/12 Lead O/S
hcooper 05/Feb/12 Lead dnf

Just a bit too warm, snow in bad conditions so we aborted our plans ate our sandwiches and stared up at the ridge instead.

ZA 14/Jan/12 Solo
with Polly Kenyon, Ben Robson
peter fetlar ??/2012 -
with layal.sawford, stewart, julie
Callum Anderson ??/2012 -
danex ??/2012 2nd
cmars89 09/Dec/11 Solo
with Hodge
iansm 19/Mar/11 2nd
with Martin (Wilf)
Sean Kelly ?/Mar/11 -

Reached the foot of the Ridge after traversing the initial top but turned back as the return ground looked very remote & avalanche prone with one metre of new snow on the mountain! Again defeated the following winter by extreme winds!

with James Williams
ankyo 22/Feb/11 -

with Ned from SRMRT. Good Nic in whiteout. really enjoyed it. Moved together alpine style for most of the route

no_more_scotch_eggs 15/Feb/11 Lead dnf

retreated due to high winds. some windslab forming on north side of ridge.

Hidden 14/Feb/11 -
glaramara 08/Jan/11 Lead dnf

retreated at 900m due to too much slab.

with tamzin, james
bluebealach ??/2011 Solo
isi_o ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Outdoorfun37 28/Mar/10 Solo

winds gusting, snow great, stuck to the ridge all the way, great day out

with Spitz
Hidden 28/Feb/10 -
KevB 11/Feb/10 AltLd
gareth scott borthwick 06/Feb/10 Solo
with Harry, Ben Monypenny
droites ?/Feb/10 Solo
Daniel Sutherland 04/Jan/10 Solo O/S

Abseiled the steep descent

with nev
SteveM 02/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Kat
kitkat78 02/Jan/10 2nd
with SteveM
Bobby Nic 02/Jan/10 2nd
Bobby Nic 02/Jan/10 2nd
colinthrelfall ??/2010 -
Tarquin ??/2010 -
Hidden ?/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Feb/09 Solo O/S
adamscottthomas 27/Feb/09 Solo
Hidden 26/Feb/09 2nd O/S
CurlyStevo ??/2009 AltLd
with Kenny
Hidden 15/Jul/07 Solo
jakeyboy 15/Apr/06 -

With George

Tom Last ??/2006 Lead

Amazing!

with Denise
Tubroos! ??/2006 -
with Kate Lloyd
Colin Mcgregor 19/Dec/05 Solo
Hidden 19/Dec/05 Solo
Captain Solo 27/Feb/05 Lead
with Karen
Hidden ?/Feb/05 Lead
Ken Applegate 05/Jan/05 Solo

Soloed the day after storms. Amazing conditions!

with Alex Clarke
markharro ??/2005 Lead

Excellent route with Neil and Tim

with Neil Potter
IanMcC 31/Jan/04 AltLd
with Jimbo
peebles boy ??/2001 AltLd
oscaig ??/2000 Solo
Hidden ??/2000 Solo
babymoac 27/Mar/95 -
with Davy L
Hidden 24/Jan/93 Solo
Andy Say 27/Mar/89 Lead O/S
99bolivar ?/Feb/88 Solo
with Derek Smithson
Iain Thow 31/Mar/86 Solo

Climbed in a t shirt with ace crisp snow. Positively Alpine!

crowberry gully 28/Mar/73 2nd
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Style of ascent
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