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Ticklists: 3 star Scottish winter.


ClimberDateStyle
DavidMcK 06/Mar AltLd O/S

Moved together, in good nick, lots of useful snow and turf

with FionaJK
FionaJK 06/Mar AltLd

Moved together - really enjoyable route!

LJC 03/Mar Lead

Some cruddy ice lower down, but otherwise in very good condition.

with Lou
Hidden 01/Mar 2nd
Daniela Balslev 28/Feb AltLd

Perfect conditions!

with Iain
abbeywall 27/Feb AltLd

5 pitches then soloed, 3.5 hours on the route

with K, FM
Hidden 27/Feb AltLd rpt
wchan 26/Feb 2nd O/S
pete_naylor 22/Feb AltLd O/S
Ewan Russell 22/Feb AltLd O/S
with Henry Logg
cbonner 22/Feb AltLd
bradholmes 22/Feb AltLd O/S

Started up left rib which looked like more fun. Missed the gondola and did the walk of shame down the mtb track.

csd23 22/Feb AltLd
with Neil Howarth
NeilHowarth 22/Feb AltLd O/S
bms 08/Feb AltLd

Started up the left hand subsidiary rib which was very slow going in deep snow. Once on the main crest it was delightful and progress was good. Missed the last gondola down.

Hidden 08/Feb -
Broony 01/Feb -
with Nick24
Nick24 01/Feb Lead
with Stu
Zoomer 12/Jan 2nd O/S

Bailed off after two pitches due to a late start...and the fear of walking off down the Allt Dhaim to the car park!

mountain musher ??/2016 -
mountain musher ??/2016 -
aneate 25/Feb/15 -
carl_123 21/Feb/15 AltLd O/S

Route in good condition. Deep snow getting to the climb.

ali macphee 21/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 21/Feb/15 Lead O/S
tom jefferies 21/Feb/15 2nd O/S
Tom F Harding 20/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 20/Feb/15 AltLd
K Farrell 07/Feb/15 AltLd

A lot of deep snow around on the first couple of pitches, once we gained the ridge properly though it was an absolutely brilliant climb. Topped out to one of the most incredible sunsets I have ever seen, made missing the gondola worth it. Scotland at its best.

with K McKay
K Mckay 07/Feb/15 AltLd O/S

Best Scottish Winter day out

rob16 01/Feb/15 Solo
with Matt Brook
Hidden 01/Feb/15 AltLd dog
Hidden ?/Feb/15 AltLd
arose 29/Jan/15 AltLd

Started up some steepish ice at the bottom - would have been great if we had any ice gear! Great route

drgrange 19/Jan/15 2nd
Stuart Hurworth 18/Jan/15 2nd O/S

Started from left hand corner of rib, then steep poorly protected move on turf, felt tricky. Lots of interesting moves and good grade III challenges. Excellent fun. Moved together from half way up once on crest and past the 'bad step'. Took 4.5 hours climbing after leisurely 2hr walk in, back at Gondola for 4pm.

with Steve Graham
Fiona Reid 17/Jan/15 AltLd O/S

Lots of deep snow at the beginning made for slow going. Really good route with interesting moves throughout. 5 hours of climbing/ digging and still got the gondola down.

with Mike
Mike-W-99 17/Jan/15 AltLd O/S

Buried for the first few pitches. Open to plenty of variation. Really enjoyable route and definitely the best on the face.

with Fiona
paulh.0776 13/Jan/15 2nd

In great condition, long walk in from the gondola but well worth it. Pitched the first half then moved together for the top section.Whiteout and gales on the summit so a good job Ken knew where we were going!! Managed to catch the gondola down much to our relief. Top day.

with Ken Applegate
bandersnatch ??/2015 -
with Mairi B
liamo333 26/Mar/14 Solo RP

Not much snow...

with colenn, Rob Noone
colenn 26/Mar/14 Solo
Rob N 26/Mar/14 Solo
Andrew Wilson 03/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/14 AltLd O/S
Kirill 02/Mar/14 AltLd O/S

Excellent! Best route of the trip.

nclarey 02/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Mr. K 01/Mar/14 Lead rpt

Simul-climbed the whole route in 3hrs. Bottom of the buttress the turn was unfrozen and the snow was awful so we traversed onto the buttress a little higher from the left finding awesome hero neve. A far more pleasant experience than my last attempt on this route!

Hidden 01/Mar/14 AltLd O/S
fathobbit 01/Mar/14 2nd
with Mr. K
Hidden 28/Feb/14 AltLd O/S
andrzej kierzek 16/Feb/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jan/14 2nd
Mr Fuller 08/Jan/14 AltLd O/S

Banked out powder for first few pitches made for slow going. Top half of route moved together over excellent snow/ice. Whiteout on summit!

with Paul Gibbison
stanleynkk ?/Jan/14 AltLd
with Tom Golden, Matthew Cripsey
Hidden 30/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Dec/13 -
Hidden 19/Feb/13 2nd O/S
stev1e.wilso 17/Feb/13 AltLd

Ice a bit mushy but not a bad choice for the melting conditions. Lovely and warm in the bright sun once on the ridge. Managed to get the gondola back down which makes a nice change. An excellent route very enjoyable.

with Dylan
bigbadbob12345 17/Feb/13 AltLd
Hidden 17/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
nich0las 16/Feb/13 AltLd
with Paul (AC), Andrew (AC)
timday 02/Feb/13 AltLd O/S

Superb big day, cold but sunny. Start of route unclear to us; ice pitch at start of Easter Gully looked seductive, but that's another route. We went up the frozen turf near the next gully left to reach the point where the rib becomes rockier and better defined. (Footprints from a couple in Easter Gully came up to the same point, although they were apparently repulsed by the first difficulty there and returned to the gully). After that a good variety of slabs, cracks, frozen turf and the odd patch of solid neve banked up on the north side of things. Probably did about 5 proper pitches total, moved together on the rest. Just made it to the summit cairn as headtorches became necessary. Will be back for more in this part of the world for sure.

with AlanY
tatz45 ?/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
HarryB 16/Dec/12 Solo O/S

good conditions all the way, turf not fully frozen at the start but fine higher up

JamesRoddie 28/Nov/12 Solo O/S

Turf frozen for top half of the route with lots of rime ice. Plenty of unconsolidated snow on smooth slabs, but a good choice for the conditions today.

Jon_dL 19/Feb/12 AltLd O/S

Really difficult to find start of route, moved together, great day out.

Hidden 19/Feb/12 AltLd
mattking_109 ?/Feb/12 AltLd
Mr. K 12/Mar/11 Lead dnf

Managed to climb line of 'most interest' rather than 'least resistance' which made it more like IV in the conditions! Bailed in worsening weather from the pinnacles near the top, downclimbed the gulley on the left and were promptly avalanched at the bottom. Not an experience I'd like to repeat! =o(

KarlH 12/Mar/11 2nd dnf

Excellently led via the most 'interesting' route by Mr. K until the pinnacles where due to deteriorating weather we abbed into the gully on the left. We downclimbed this and traversed across the approach slopes below Golden Oldy where we were avalanched on from above. A sobering experience! By the time we made it back to the Nevis car park it had been a 17 and half hour day!

Batt 22/Feb/11 AltLd O/S

Loads of wet snow and bad vis but managed route find ok just bit slow so missed the damn gondola! Down by 7 tho!

Hoyes 22/Feb/11 AltLd O/S

Best climb of the week. A very long climb, but never too difficult.

Hidden 08/Feb/11 -
Ken Applegate 08/Feb/11 AltLd

MIC Training.

with Keith, Rusty
Stuzz 08/Feb/11 Lead dnf

started up steep ice corner (III/IV?) which topped out onto horrible icy slabs with no gear. didn't like the look of it so backed off. Not my best day

with Kev
Hidden 06/Feb/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Jan/11 2nd
Hidden 03/Apr/10 AltLd
ollie1 20/Feb/10 Lead

Fantastic stuff. Weren't sure which climb we were on until we checked the guidebook the next day. Finished late in the dark. Stacked with snow.

Stuzz 16/Feb/10 AltLd dnf
with Paddy
jamesh 12/Feb/10 2nd
with Jim Unwin, Emily Price
Hidden 30/Jan/10 2nd
Hidden 24/Jan/10 Lead
Moonstone Hippy 17/Jan/10 AltLd

Soloed most of route, only pitched 4 sections. Off in whiteout.

with Phil
chmckay ??/2010 2nd
chmckay 21/Dec/09 Solo O/S
with Connor Holdsworth
goingupintheworld 11/Mar/09 AltLd O/S
with Bill
Hidden 10/Mar/09 Solo O/S
adamscottthomas 10/Mar/09 Lead
with Gwilym Starks and Mark Bullock
KarlH 10/Mar/09 2nd
with Under Instruction at Plas y Brenin
paul.valentine 06/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Mike Buddle
viking ?/Mar/09 AltLd

i think we ended up up another line? But it was definately grade III territory with 4 pitched steep rock steps - moved together on the rest of the route

with rick
Hidden ?/Feb/09 AltLd
Ken Applegate 27/Jan/09 AltLd

Moved together for most, I led the first half, Dave led the second. Some great steps if you want, probably going at upper end grade 3, if not 4.

with Dave Kirby, Hannah Evans
Hannah Evans 27/Jan/09 2nd
with Dave Kirby, Ken Applegate
Hidden 24/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
andrewb ??/2009 -
with SteveE
Captain Solo 30/Mar/08 AltLd
Different Steve 28/Feb/08 AltLd O/S
PanzerHanzler 28/Feb/08 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/Feb/08 AltLd
Hidden ??/2008 -
CurlyStevo ??/2008 AltLd
Hidden 09/Mar/07 AltLd
david wands ?/Mar/07 AltLd
with tom crooks
jlury ?/Mar/07 AltLd
with Jon Hart
Sankey 27/Feb/06 Lead O/S

Pretty tough in conditions with no ice and a large amount of unconsolidated snow!

with Andy B
barney_edin 19/Feb/06 -
with Ben T, Geoff M
TimPerkin 18/Feb/06 AltLd O/S

Did first pitch, but started slightly off route in gully to the right. This made for a tricky few moves back onto the buttress, especially since there was no ice and the ground was not properly frozen. Rest of route safe and straight forward buttress climb but most enjoyable under clear blue skies.

with Colin Beechey
crowberry gully 10/Feb/06 AltLd
with Ross McGibbon
Hidden ?/Feb/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Feb/05 AltLd
IanMcC 26/Feb/05 AltLd
with kai funkschmidt
Sean Bell ?/Feb/05 AltLd
with Paul, Tom
Hidden ?/Mar/04 AltLd O/S
John Kettle ??/2004 AltLd
plain kitten ??/2000 -
jlury ?/Jan/99 AltLd
with julian avery
Hidden ??/1998 Lead
jlury ?/Feb/95 Solo
with emma pearce, Jon Hart
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