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East Ridge* VD

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[Am Basteir, bad step, 2 kb]V Diff for the down climb on the direct ridge crest, otherwise easier.

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In descent as part of traverse.
markusj - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/13 with Mike Lates

Agree Nathan, easy and just a couple of metres. But good.
Kevin Woods - Solo - 12/Jul/13

V-Diff ? Really ? Its literally two steps and done. The rest of the ridge is a great wee scramble, and often has a gaping drop down into the Basteir Corrie !
Nath93 - Solo - Jun/13

r055y87 - 28/May/13

anthonyp - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/12 with Michaela Penny

AndrewP - 20/Jun/12

downclimbed the Diff variation about 20 feet down from the bad step and climbed direct on the way back
auld al - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/12

Hidden - 07/Jun/12

Marq - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Alistair Pooler, Shona Wildman

Scrambled up the East Ridge. Bad Step was an interesting little section.
Sutty22 - Solo O/S - 02/May/12

Up Gillean's Pinnacle Ridge first, then the round to Am Basteir and Bruach an Frithe.
JamesRoddie - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/12

Moving together in wet conditions.
Hamfunk - AltLd O/S - 12/Nov/11 with Dad

Andy Hewison - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/11 with gordon brown, Steve T

Scottish78 - 2011

crispy - Solo - 01/May/10 with Callum, Steven

Pete Barker - Solo O/S - Dec/09

jackse - 1997

jackse - Lead - 1990

Iain Thow - Solo - Aug/76

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