J_Trottet 15/May AltLd

Two days over a good sunny spell. Will be back for a lighter weight one day ascent after the knees recover. Brilliant exposed scrambling.

with Ryan, Pete
petecurt 14/May AltLd

Utterly mind-blowing. Without doubt; the best, most complex and sustained summer mountaineering experience I've had (and suspect will ever have) in the UK. Aonach Eagach, Tower Ridge, etc., nothing can really prepare you for this beast! Sat: 3 hours walk in, 10 hours on the ridge, bivi at Sgùrr na Banachdich. Sun: 8 hours on the ridge, 2 hours walk out. Lesson learned, pack as light and compact as possible!

with Ryan, Jo
Roberttaylor 12/May Solo β

8h50m on the ridge.

Kevin Woods 11/May Lead rpt

Full house - 11 Munros, 4 classic climbs and a bunch of other spiky bits or the hell of it. 17 hours or so car to car.

with Adrian
Manix 10/May -
with Craig Holden, Liam Ingram, Jake Dowell
Liam Ingram 10/May Sent
with Mark Nixon, Jake Dowell, Craig Holden
Pero 16/Mar Solo

North to South.

bullwinkle ??/2016 -
Will Jerram 28/Sep/15 -

A fantastic Mountaineering experience. This epic route/ mountain expedition on Skye really does present an array of monstrous teeth set amongst some of the best rock and mountain scenery I'v ever encountered, striking ocean views and scrambling that goes on for ever but which you never tire of. I was amazed at just how technical the route finding was and soon learnt that that interment knowledge of which way to turn at every other rock was key to success.

with Mike Pescod
kirky_p 18/Aug/15 -

Finally a weather window.... straight up to Skye!! Stunning two days on the ridge, amazing weather and beautiful views! Fab to have the time to take it all in, and much nicer when you can see where you're going! Those long slog of a walk in, and outs are totally worth it!

Julesthe1st 16/Aug/15 Solo dnf

MWIS got it wrong. Walked in in heavy rain. Bailed out shortly after.

Hidden 13/Aug/15 Solo
Ste Ridd 13/Aug/15 Solo

It was 14 years ago when I first discovered the Cuillins ridge traverse so has been along time coming. Truly an outstanding day in the mountains and done in just over 10 hours on the ridge.

with Danny, M.Sadler
Hidden 25/Jul/15 -
AmyG 25/Jul/15 -
feilx 19/Jul/15 -

15hrs in the ridge 25hrs in total from the bothy, amazing

with Ian Lovatt
Hidden 15/Jul/15 Lead O/S
jhobbs 03/Jul/15 Solo

Wow, what a day, what a route. Set of from Glen Brittle at 3:30am via Coirre a Ghrunda, dropped sacks for out and back to Gars Bheinn. After beautiful clear skies clag came in heavy and we got lost around the TD gap/ Sgurr Alasdair for about 3 hrs. We somehow managed to get back on track though and completed the ridge in 15 hrs; 20hrs total day. Moved solo all day. Couldn't have had better weather (apart from the unfortunate few hrs of clag). Collies Ledge. Lotta Corrie Route on Bhasteir Tooth - note this is a lot furter down the mountain than expected, not the first break/chimney. We were apparently not the first to end up on the wrong line owing to a significant amount of in situ ab tat...

John 'B' Hutchinson 03/Jul/15 AltLd

Great day out! 13 hours end to end including the four classic climbs. Happy with that after only catching an hour and a half sleep before we set off!

with Chris Hutchinson
Harvdog 03/Jul/15 Solo

Amazing! Soloed everything. Collies Ledge and Corrie Largan route on the Bastier tooth.

Kevin Woods 03/Jul/15 Solo

Lead TD, 2nd King's, led 1st half of InPinn, 2 abs off Bidein, retreated off crux of Naismith's (lack of gear!), Lota Corrie Rt., 5b move to Am Basteir, descent of Gillean via. Pinnacle Ridge. 16.5 hrs car to car.

with Adrian
flett53 ?/Jul/15 Solo dnf

Weather was horrific!

benheinrich87 21/Jun/15 Lead dnf
maybe_si 15/Jun/15 -

12 hrs on the ridge, 17hrs in total, awesome day out!

Paul Robertson 14/Jun/15 -

About 11 hours end to end. Fantastic day out. Lucky with the weather.

with DSM
Hidden 14/Jun/15 -
DSM 14/Jun/15 Lead O/S

~11hrs end to end on a very fine but cold day. First time in the Cuillins so got lost very many times - route finding is quite a challenge.

Hidden 08/Jun/15 AltLd
mzchambers 04/Jun/15 Solo O/S

Solo every thing but for the abb of the inm pin and started form Sgurr nan Eag

with Nathan
Nath93 04/Jun/15 Solo

A long time coming, everything and more than I thought it could ever be. Don't listen to your head and keep on going, Gillean (then the Slig) turns up eventually!

soularch 30/May/15 2nd O/S

Cuillin Ridge - bypassed Sgur Mhic Choinnich and stopped at Sgurr nan Eag due to running out of time and weather detiorating. 20hrs car to car. North to South.

Becks87 09/May/15 Solo dnf
atom 09/May/15 Solo dnf

Set off from Glen Brittle campsite at 4am, grueling slog up to Gars-bheinn summit for 6:30 and amazing views as the sun rose. Sgurr nan Eag at 7:30. Lost some time working our way over the scree slopes on the South side of Sgurr Dubh Mor, summit 9am. Much easier to go on the other side after Sgurr Dubh an Da Bheinn and come back the same way. Bit of confusion at the TD gap where we met a bunch of lads from York who thought they were on it, scrambled past to find the abseil into the gap off fixed slings. 10:45am. Climb back up pretty tricky in hiking boots and rucksack. Very smooth and polished and only had a limited rack. Managed to get up by way of a half body jam. Very relieved double arm jam at the first break after the crux. Recommend climbing boots. Summited the spectacular Sgurr Alasdair at 12pm then scrambled up and over Sgurr Thearlaich across house roof slabs. Abseiled into the Bealach Mhic Choinnich to Kings Chimney. Climbed in hiking boots but hauled my bag up before belaying Rebecca this time. Much more enjoyable climbing here. Sgurr Mhic Choinnich at 3pm. Skipped An Stac and then soloed the Inaccessible Pinnacle which was awesome. Abseiled off at about 5:30. Quick bite to eat on Sgurr Dearg. Called it a day after Sgurr na Banachdich at 6:45pm. Didn't fancy a bivvy out on the ridge with no bag. Will come back in September to attempt again and probably miss out the climbing so we can go lighter and quicker. Not bad for our first attempt though. Ascended Coir' an Eich and back to the Glen Brittle road. Luckily managed to catch a lift back to Sligachan Campsite with a really friendly couple from Brazil on tour of UK for their 2 year anniversary

john.currie ?/May/15 Lead dnf

Fantastic day but we were slow moving in poor conditions. The TD gap was so so wet.

Hidden 18/Apr/15 -
malone 18/Apr/15 -
Chirs 18/Apr/15 Solo
MightyStew 17/Apr/15 Solo O/S
RKernan 08/Apr/15 Solo

Amazing. 12.5 hours on the ridge. Plenty of snow in the bealachs which was unfortunate as we were in trainers. First half of the day was complete clag, dodged TD gap climb by going up west ridge of Alasdair, which was hairy. Also dodged King's chimney and skirted round Am Basteir on Sligachan side. This last dodge was probably harder than climbing over the thing as it involved loose scree and hard snow with no winter gear. Rocks make half decent axes. A great day. Only met 2 other people all day.

with Stuart Abraham, Conor Gilmour
stuart90 08/Apr/15 -
with ronan kernan, conor gilmour
gilmour_789 08/Apr/15 -
plain kitten ??/2015 -
gunnarofhlidarend ??/2015 AltLd
clanger ??/2015 -
Neil D 15/Nov/14 Solo O/S

Two days out solo. Rope soloed the TD gap and King's chimney. Soloed inn pinn and Basteir Tooth (Mod way). Bivvied on summit of Banachdich.

SteveJB 22/Sep/14 -

Two full on wet windy days but 18hrs to complete so ok for conditions

mchardski 20/Sep/14 AltLd dnf

Over 2 * 12hr days days and reached Buach na Frithe. Camped in Glen Brittle and descended/ re ascended (brutal) to Sgurr Dearg. Grig led the climbing on Day 1 but his knee packed in so Day 2 was Doug/me with me leading. Have the route finding sussed now. Plan to go and get Baster tooth as a single day then come back for the single day traverse.

with Grig & Doug
Hidden 17/Sep/14 AltLd
tskelhon 15/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
clmacdonald 15/Sep/14 AltLd
Pero 13/Sep/14 Lead
Hidden 12/Sep/14 -
Hidden 12/Sep/14 -
anthonydouglas 10/Sep/14 -

1 day.. skipped in-pin and bastier tooth. Long day! Amazing ridge.

Hidden 09/Sep/14 AltLd
seanhendo123 08/Sep/14 Solo dnf

First time in the Cuillins, great two days with bivy before Banachdich. Ended up bailing out to glen brittle from An Dorus as going too slow on second day. Pitched td gap (bit of an epic) and kings chimney, short roped on the In pin to ease partners nerves. I will be back.

Hidden 08/Sep/14 AltLd dnf
MonkeyDawson ?/Sep/14 -
The Big Sender 27/Aug/14 Sent
JamieSparkes 27/Aug/14 -

Hitched into Glen Brittle the previous night and stashed the kit for collecting later. Up at 0340, on the summit of Gars-Bheinn at 0624. Went well til we hit the stretch after the In-Pin in the full sun then it became a bit of a motivational struggle. Got gloriously lost on the bit around Bidien as we'd managed not to bring a page in the guide, but figured it out eventually. 12h24 in total, taking in Sgurr Alasdair and Sgurr Dubh Mor.

Hidden 27/Aug/14 -
Hidden 27/Aug/14 Lead O/S
alex toomey 27/Aug/14 -

awesome day

Bry 26/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
jonnie3430 25/Aug/14 -

6am to 8pm carpark to hotel, came down before Am Bastier to check in (tired legs!!) If doing again, would take a boat to Coriusk.

with Carol
Hidden 25/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Carol Goodall 25/Aug/14 Solo dnf

Perfect day, not too hot. Left the tent at 6am probably too late as we decided to descend without completing it at Sgurr a Fionn Choire to make it down to the Slig before closing.

lukehunt 24/Aug/14 -

Excellent long day out.

with Vikky
Greg Pittam 19/Aug/14 -

Set off 3:30am from Brittle and arrived at first submit about 6am but with bitterly cold wind. Soon warmed up as sun rose. But got wetter and cloudier as day went on. We had a bit of navigation issue in cloud and slow due to wet slippery rock. Decided to bail out at Bealach no Glaic Moire due to mental and physical exhaustion! Back at car about 16hours in.

with Kai
Hidden 31/Jul/14 Solo dnf
Hidden 24/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Nik1296 22/Jul/14 -

Did the ridge in perfect weather, not too hot or cool, clouds up high above summits. Went up to Gars-bheinn on Thursday 24th July to retrieve bivvi gear from dry stone bivvi circle just north-west of Gars-bheinn, packed bivvi gear into rucksack, spread spare t-shirt out in sun to dry for a few minutes to dry it before taking it back down to Glen Brittle campsite, then walked off down, forgetting it. Doh! If anyone finds my beloved black t-shirt at this bivvi with New Zealand embroidered on it, could they bring it down and tell me, please? Reward available!!

alooker 12/Jul/14 Solo O/S

Incredible. Didn't take a rope, down climbing the abseils was the hardest climbing en route! Much more sustained than expected with route finding time consuming in the mist

Hidden 01/Jul/14 -
Little AndyH 28/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Ric Hines
Rickrick 28/Jun/14 -
Hidden 28/Jun/14 Solo
herrettscott 28/Jun/14 -

Weather window looked good for Saturday, so with a 1.30 am arrival at the campsite, we decided a bivvy approach would be the best bet. Soon realised after the long and steep walk in from Glenbrittle, it was not to be!! Got as far as TD gap, but the bailed due to fading light and cloud rolling in. Even so had a great time being the only ones on the ridge..

SarahA 16/Jun/14 AltLd
lcullum7 16/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/14 -
Hidden 16/Jun/14 Lead O/S
romatou18 16/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

1 day traverse, including every single summits on the ridge even non Munroes i.e. Biden Druim Na Rham + The Naismith route on the Bastheir tooth.

with Maël Sacchettini , Remi Dickson
Andy Moles 15/Jun/14 Lead rpt

Father's Day present!

with Dad
emlynroberts 15/Jun/14 AltLd

4.20am from Glen brittle,skipped the satallite munro did Collies ledge and bypassed the tooth. just under 13 hours on the ridge. 10.20pm finish at the pub! Had a tent pitched at both ends.

with Adam Charlton
Dave Douglas 07/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Left Glen Brittle at 0230 on top of Sgurr nan Eag at 0500. Left Gars Bhienn out as weather was due to crap out at 4. Reached Summit of Gillean 11 hours later. Couple of cheats in collies instead of Kings but did go to MhicCoinnich summit. Also detoured up easy slabs to base of In Pinn rather than An Stac. Pete lead TD gap which was more like HS than VD and I lead Naismiths which is very easy but in a wild position. Limped into Sligachan just as the heavens opened. Up there as one of my best days in the mountains. Amazing day out!

peter.clarkson1 07/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Truly awesome day - 16hrs from GlenBrittle to Sligachan. Loved it (apart from the descent off Gillean on legs that had run out of gas). Had planned to bypass Bidean Druim na Ramh but Dave convinced me otherwise. Glad I listened to him as that part is superb

with dave douglas
RyanOsborne 04/Jun/14 -

First half on Wednesday, second half on Friday.

Jenny Hall 31/May/14 2nd O/S

Fantastic day perfect conditions travelled light 13.5hours peak to peak. Bypassed TD, King C and Naismiths did all the 11 Munroes Total time 19hrs from Glen Brittle to Sligachan for last orders, the best pint of my life.

with tom wood, Louis
Louis Hume 31/May/14 Solo

Party of 3 in a day so did the 11 Munroes without the tech bits - 18 hours and managed The Slig for last orders

Hidden 30/May/14 -
SWalls 30/May/14 -


Hidden 30/May/14 -
Michael-H 30/May/14 -

Done over 2 days (with a cold, sleepless overnight bivvy) great weather, amazing views, In Pin felt scarier than it should have done, in big boots and with a heavy pack! around 18hrs not inc walk in/out and detour for water stop.

rockpool 30/May/14 AltLd

18 hrs start to finish , not including walk in/out the weather was kind and cooler than my first attempt , some low cloud at the start of the ridge wit fantastic weather and views on the saturday . met two other teams on the ridge all going strong . next time its the ferry from elgol to start point :-)))

with michael h
ewan i 25/May/14 -
with fraser dickey
Hidden 25/May/14 Solo dnf
pftom 24/May/14 -

Cloud above 600m which didn't clear to 2pm, missed out TD gap, Kings chimney & Bashir tooth but did the Inn pin, all the ridge apart from Gillean at the end due to time & loosing the light. About 18hrs start to finish, hitched a lift for the last couple miles back to Glenbrittle.

with Josh Casey
craig h 20/May/14 -
with Chris Japp, Ewan Gordon
bantamdave 19/May/14 -

Very very lucky. Two days 12 hours and 15 hours

with Young Joe, Simon, Gary
joesmith 19/May/14 -

Over 2 days. Bivvied on Sgurr Dearg. Perfect weather

Simon Holden (LCandCC) 19/May/14 -
Hidden 08/May/14 AltLd dnf
Michael Haywood 02/May/14 Lead

Frinking unbelievable. Everything about this route is just stunning. Loved very moment. Did it South to North, Bivvying out under the Inn Pinn. 3 hours sleep in a layby before the first day added to a sense of otherworldliness. Finished strongly and were down in Sligachan early evening on day two. Nailed all the classic climbing bits like TD gap and naithsmiths route.

with Damon Rodwell, George Miligan
samrad 23/Apr/14 -

Interesting day. very cloudy and wet in the morning. then it cleared up at 10am just before the TD gap. we then made good progress. before it sweeping back in soaking us and reducing visability to about 10-15m by 4pm. got to the basteir tooth and decided that climbing an unknown route in howling winds and rain with 5nuts was not a good idea. so bailed from there. gutting as we were on track for doing it sub 10h then getting caught by the weather so close to the end! Next time!

farmus21 23/Apr/14 -
with Sam Radcliffe
doughobbs 19/Apr/14 -


with Antoinette Wintin
Hidden ??/2014 -
westong ??/2014 -
Allanfairfechan ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
meanderthal ??/2014 -
Hidden 13/Oct/13 Solo dnf
Martin Davies 13/Sep/13 -

Bailed off Bruach na Frithe due to lack of daylight, 12h15m up to there. Slowed down by 1hr of rain/sleet just after King's Chimney, then another 1/2hr rain around Three Teeth. Ambitious anyway with only 12h30m of daylight hours. Really happy with the effort considering poor weather/daylight hours. Need to finish off last section of Am Bhasteir and Sgurr nan Gillean now!

with Mike Elkin
markusj 08/Sep/13 Solo O/S

Did it over two days - 0745 to 1830; 0800 to 1830. Biv near Ghreadaidh. Soloed all the route apart from TD gap which seconded (Mike led). Mike and Janis moved together over An Stac, Inn Pin and other tricky sections. Four abseils - TD Gap, Inn Pin and two on Bidein Druim Nan Ramh. Saw only two parties on ridge. Had TD Gap, Inn Pin, and An Stac to ourselves. Didn't see anybody on day two until near Bhaister Tooth. Beaut trip.

with Mike Lates, Janis Russell
Adamski1986 25/Aug/13 Solo
with Stewart Webb, John Walker
Hidden 21/Jul/13 AltLd
Phil Ingle 21/Jul/13 -
Brendan 20/Jul/13 -

As part of Jamie and Andy's Munros challenge. Scorchio! Walked in on the Friday, did the first section and bivied before the TD Gap. Did the rest the next day carrying water and bivi gear, I led TD Gap and Naismith's, we skipped King's Chimney. Be aware, the spring just after Bruach na Frýthe is only a trickle just now. We spoke to some guys who collected water below the valley that you drop into after the three tops of Mhadaidh, might be a better bet. Amazing, amazing experience.

with Jamie and Andy
Uisdean hawthorn 13/Jul/13 -
Tom Stoddart 11/Jul/13 AltLd

Two-day traverse of the main ridge, including all the climbs, with a planned bivi. We pitched the TD Gap and Naismith's Route, moved together on An Stac and the Inaccessible Pinnacle, and abseiled in four places; other than that the rope stayed in the bag. The bivi was beautiful, we woke to a cloud inversion which stayed with us for much of the second morning. Given the excellent weather I'm glad we got to experience that. I understand the sense in trying it as a one-day push, but I think we'd have had less fun.

with Iain Leverett
bengillies 10/Jul/13 Solo dnf

Backed off due to heat.

with Owen John
Hidden 09/Jul/13 Lead
joermann 08/Jul/13 Lead
will_lake 08/Jul/13 AltLd dog
Matt Marsh 07/Jul/13 -

One of the most magnificent places ever. Very hard work and dehydrating. A must must do for any climber, or mountain runner.

with Mark Pearce, Joe Mann
tom.e 26/Jun/13 -
with Charlie Everett
Hexman 17/Jun/13 AltLd

Incredible day out, very lucky with the Skye weather, the only dry day all week. Left Glenbrittle at 4am and made it to the pub! Including all the best bits of the route.

TGreen 17/Jun/13 Solo O/S
with Martin G
Stuart Hurworth 17/Jun/13 Solo dnf

Amazing place. 4am start up to Loch Coir a Ghrunnda, gained the ridge by 6am, left bags and then along to Gars-bheinn to 'start' at 7am! Got back to backs and carried on to Sgurr Dubh na da Bheinn at 10am where I released I couldn't keep up the pace and also mildly twisted my ankle! Called it a day and relaxed, ate lunch, took some photos and generally enjoyed the amazing surroundings in the sunshine. Carefully walked back to Glenbrittle and went for a swim. Boots would have been useful if i'd owned some at the time. Rock is super sharp and it's easy to twist ankle, especially if moving at speed and tired/fatigued. Next time will try and walk in to Gars-bheinn low down or come on ferry, then probably bivouac, and also generally allow more time, be well rested and pace myself on the walk up to the ridge!

ian storey 10/Jun/13 Solo O/S

left van parked near mountain rescue hut at 5:30am went quick and after hitching a lift back from the pub got back to the van before 5:30pm. very lucky hitching, first car.

Jon_dL 08/Jun/13 AltLd O/S

Unforgettable day. 11.5hrs peak to peak. moved together on inn pinn, collie's ledge was a highlight. We had trouble at Am Bastair.. went for the thrutchy overhang thingy-ma-jig after much deliberation. Naismiths on the tooth was spectacular.

allyrocke 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Unforgettable. 11.5 hours peak to peak. Problems arose at the first of the three wee peaks of Mhadaidh, coming off An Caisteal, and finding the safest way to the true summit of Am Basteir. Would love to repeat and beat this time. Took 3.5L water, certainly wouldn't take less next time. Water available in Ghrunnda, saves you humphing it up there early in the morning.

Mr. K 06/Jun/13 AltLd dnf

One day attempt, had to miss out the last two summits due to exhaustion on my part. 22hrs car to car, hardest day of my life!

Hidden 05/Jun/13 -
Hidden 05/Jun/13 -
Hidden ?/Jun/13 -
Hidden ?/Jun/13 Solo
frost 30/May/13 -

Left the car at5am 11.5hrs for the ridge 17hrs round trip.

with Dom, Adam, N Griffiths
NeilGriffiths 30/May/13 -

Superb weather. 17hrs Glen Brittle to Sligachan, non-stop day. 11.5hrs on the ridge. Tremendous.

with Dom, Simon Frost, Adam
cat22 30/May/13 AltLd O/S
with Mike
A Crook 30/May/13 Solo O/S

So after a false start in 2006 and thankfully so as I would have been deeply unprepared for the task of doing it in one day. After the initial slog up to the summit of Gars Bheinn, the ridge began in earnest. fast moving with no stops save for throwing water down my neck and ramming in naked fruit bars and bites of a chorizo sausage. We had a small miscommunication which lost Dom for 15 mins only to discover him on the summit of Sgurr Dubh Na Da Bheinn. A small wait at the TD gap for a party doing it over several days, and a sprint onwards. We lost DOm to fatigue at the Inn Pin but then no need to collect the car teh next day. There was no wait at teh Inn Pin which was amazing. and then the gfrind began. I hit the wall just past Shurrna Banachdich, water and food only gave brief rest bites form needing to dig deep and push through despite exhaustion and overwhelming heat from the afternoon sun!! The technical difficulties of the Bidein Druim nan Ramh were relentless neverending series of climbs and descets many abseiled were doen climbed to speed it all up but some were necessary. Bruach na frithe was a welcom sight and we knew it was in the bag. Up Naismiths route to Am Bastier summit and then onward to Sgurr nan Gillean. which took an age to summitdue to numerous rests and the onset of passing out, water and sugar being deeply lackign ta teh this juncture. A quick hand shake with the lads smiles a summit pic inthe usual selfportratit method and it was evry man fo rhim self to the pub. I arrived 30 mins later than simon having descended in 2hrs 15mins as fast as my now tremmbling and knee shatered legs coudl go. What an expedition. 17hrs 15mins from carpark to pub and almost exactly 12hrs ont he ridge itsself give or take 5 mins. there are no real superlatives that can describe this route. A must for all climbers, walkers and mountaineers, hard men or aspiring ones alike, no matter how easy or hard you climb. The best of what is British mountain adventure.

Binder 30/May/13 AltLd O/S

Fantastic. Left the campsite at 2am, back to the road at 9.20pm - 14h20m on the ridge. Missed out TD gap and Bhasteir tooth.

with Chiz
Hidden 30/May/13 -
cpforbes 30/May/13 AltLd RP
d80f0u 26/May/13 AltLd dnf

Gars-Bheinn to Banachdich then bailed out into Glenbrittle as bad weather got the better of us. Bypassed TD gap (queues), pitched Kings Chimney and moved together up An Stac and the Inn Pin.

with Al, Thin, Dave
Dougbart 26/May/13 Solo O/S

8hrs for the ridge, perfect day!

mchardski 20/May/13 2nd dnf

Got to Sgurr Banadich by 3pm then weather came in so bailed. Weer a tad too slow as a 4. if just me& Ruthers i reckon we would have done it if weather had not come in. Ruthers lead the climbing.

with Ruthers + his 2 mates
punj 17/May/13 Solo
Hidden ??/2013 Solo O/S
bclifton ??/2013 Lead
TheAndyBarker ??/2013 -
DrBob ??/2013 -
Pohil 04/Oct/12 Solo
skirton 23/Sep/12 -
fall-line 22/Sep/12 AltLd

22-23 Sept. Bivvy at bealach before Banachdich having stashed stuff there on Friday, picked up on Monday. Included TD gap, King's Chimney, but missed Bidean Druim nam Ramh and the Bastier Tooth.

with Sarah Kirton
cbeard 11/Sep/12 -

A truly grueling, but excellent experience including our first 'emergency' bivouac. We tagged all summits but the bastier tooth, and climbed all but the Kings Chimney (wet). Total time on rige 19hr 32min including about 4 hrs of nighttime navigation faff.

stafford101 10/Sep/12 AltLd O/S

Traversed all munros and subsidiary tops on the main ridge except the Basteir tooth. Omitted Kings Chimney due to rain. Less than ideal conditions meant that an unplanned bivi was had and the ridge completed the next morning.

with Charlie
musgravet 26/Aug/12 Solo O/S
with Olly P
Hidden 26/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/12 Solo
Hidden ?/Aug/12 AltLd dnf
Ste Ridd 20/Jul/12 AltLd dnf

Ground to a halt at Sgurr a Mhadaidh second top due to route weather closing in and finding problems.

jason 20/Jul/12 AltLd
with moose ridd, manmike
Julian Prieto 12/Jul/12 -
with Andrew Turner, Alan Turner, Ian Clifford
Bristoldave 01/Jul/12 -

With a bivi. Led wet TD gap and Naismiths. Skipped King's Chimney.

with clay
Clay C 01/Jul/12 -

Started in the rain which slowed us down, but meant we had plenty of water. Weather improved throughout the day. 11.5 hours on ridge first day with a bivvy just before An Caisteal, 3 hours on ridge second day.

with Dave
cliffy ?/Jul/12 -

12 and 13 July. Brilliant route and not as difficult as I expected. Left Glenbrittle at 6am, Sgurr Nan Eag at 9, didn't bother with Gars Bheinn. Lead TD gap, seconded King's Chimney, soloed Inn Pinn. Arrived at pre stashed bivvy at An Dorus 7pm. Beautiful sunset. Left at 9am. Missed Bhastier Tooth and Naismith's and opted for East Ridge of Am Bastier. Summit of Gillean at 4, Sligachan by 6:30. Next time Gars Bheinn and Naismith's!

with Alan Turner, Andrew Turner, Julian Prieto
Sarah Welsh 19/Jun/12 Solo
Steve Woollard 19/Jun/12 Solo
Dafydd Llywelyn 07/Jun/12 Lead O/S

One long hard day!

APRS 07/Jun/12 Lead

Big Day Out!

shoulders 05/Jun/12 AltLd O/S

An amazing day - 13.58hrs ban gheinn to scurr ban sgillean. All munros ticked including outlyers - kings chimney and naismiths route left out. Started 5:05am glen brittle campsite and walked back immediately after the travers, sleeping on my feet as I walked. Arrived back at 4:20am with the sorest knees I have ever had. What an awseome route and day. Cheers to Alex from Lakes and 4 strong female party from Sheffield for their company.

with dai
djking1983 05/Jun/12 Solo O/S
joedoherty 05/Jun/12 AltLd O/S


with Darwie Sutton, Steve Knaggs, Dave King
JLS 04/Jun/12 Lead RP

Two day traverse. Set off from Glen Brittle Campsite at 4:00pm. (03-06-12) Reached Gars-bheinn at 7:00pm via Sgurr nan Eag. By-passed Sgurr Dubh Mor & Sgurr Dubh na da Bheinn. TD Gap approx. 9:00pm. (I lead) Sgurr Alasdair approx. 9:50pm. Bivi (just below Alasdair) 10:00pm. Set off from Bivi 5:10am (04-06-12). Visited: Sgurr Thearlaich; Sgurr Mhic Choinnich; King's Chimney (I lead); An Stac; Inn Pin (moved together, me in front); Sgurr na Banachdich; Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh; An Dorus; etc, etc. We by-passed An Caisteal and took-in Am Bhaster via Naithsmith's (I lead). Darren led up a chimney to where the Gendarme was and I led the traverse across to solid ground before reaching Sgurr nan Gillian summit 6:45pm. Reached Sligachan Hotel at 9:13pm just in the nick of time for last food orders. Many thanks to Dave and Clair for the lift back to Glen Brittle and the other teams on the ridge who's company we enjoyed from time to time.

jandyd05 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S


with Jason Greaves
dwisniewski 04/Jun/12 2nd β
Hidden 03/Jun/12 Solo
Cat Hendrie 03/Jun/12 -

1 day ascent. 22 hours on the go. Taxi back to camp site. Awesome!

cas smerdon 03/Jun/12 Solo

3/4 June

with Mark S
bigdunk 03/Jun/12 -

Completed Traverse

with Seer Green mountaineering club
John Nuttall 02/Jun/12 Solo

1st/2nd June. Third time, previously 1965/75. Was not sure knees were still up to it so left tent etc in Coire Lagan for overnight stop and travelled very light. Included all traditional climbing goodies and Sgurr Dubh Mor. Brilliant.

Andy Moles 01/Jun/12 Sent
with Greg Cain
JGW ?/Jun/12 -

Monstrous, one of my favourite days on rock. 12 hours for the ridge, 17 hours in total. Personal favourite bits: An Stac (definitely worth including); the In Pin; and the tops of Mhadaidh (superb scrambling on the second top). Fine lead of Naismith's Route by Matthew at the end of a long day, and good to meet Rob about 2/3 of the way along. Some debate about an alpine grade - felt like a big AD to me.

with Rob Gates, Matt Tilley
mikelaing ?/Jun/12 Lead
with Trevor Rowan, Rob Beattie
Hidden 30/May/12 Lead O/S
Tightsgirl 29/May/12 Lead
Sam Warby 26/May/12 -
Hidden 26/May/12 -
rockpool 26/May/12 Solo dnf

left glen brittle at 8pm ..2 hrs to gars bheinn kept going till midnight using headtorch and bivi,d atop sgurr nan eag, set off 1st light , lost time at td gap and sgurr Alasdair, bypassed inpin due to queue,topped all peaks till sgurr na bhairnich, ran out of water , 29 degrees no breeze, descended to fairy pools suffering from heat exhaustion, so near yet so far, but a fantastic adventure.. will try again , but with a supply stash in place halfway . any one trying the ridge with no prior knowledge would be advised to recce the difficult sections indicated in the smc skye scrambles/cuillen guides

Hidden 24/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/12 -
radioshed 21/May/12 -

wow, and ouch. what a day.

with dave s
David Stevens 21/May/12 AltLd
Cardi 20/May/12 -

16 hours 12 mins from Gars Bheinn to Sgurr nan Gillean. Led Jon chundered on the TD Gap. Led TD Gap and King's Chimney. An Stac was phenomenal. Inn Pinn was a high point. Lots of deathy scrambling. Campsite at 1.45am.

with Jon W
arose 20/May/12 -

Brilliant. First 3 summits, bivy at 11pm and then one good day in the mist. very light on gear

Tim Rodgers 05/May/12 Solo
Captain Solo 03/May/12 Solo rpt

9 1/4 hrs top to top, only 1/2 hour quicker than previous traverse and I didn't have a rope or a cold this time around. Must be getting old, it was very warm though.

Brian Smith 84 ?/May/12 -
Hidden 29/Apr/12 -
Peeley.b 29/Apr/12 -

Fantastic traverse in fantastic sunshine on day one. Finished 'Gillean' west ridge up and down in a snow flurry day two. Missed TD gap and Bastier Tooth but did Kings Chimney and Inn Pin. Phyisically very demanding! I was knackered!Thanks to Matt of Skye Guides for getting me round! Toughest thing I have done - relentless but fantastic!

with Matt
Jon Pilling 30/Mar/12 Lead dnf

Made it as far as Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh before deciding to call it a day. Should have set off earlier, placed water and not let Cat eat all the emergency Jelly Babies on the walk in!

with Dan Wallis
Hidden ?/Mar/12 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
TheAndyBarker ??/2012 -
TheAndyBarker ??/2012 -
butteredfrog ??/2012 -
alan moore ??/2012 -
chapmand ??/2012 -
Egons Issy ??/2012 -
Tim_Gomersall ??/2012 Solo
with Sam,Jack
DGY ??/2012 -
Stone Idle ??/2012 -
Stuart Bickel ??/2012 -
Andrew_ing 24/Aug/11 -
Hidden ?/Aug/11 AltLd dnf
Neil Mackenzie 30/Jul/11 AltLd dnf

what a day!! pitched TD gap and kings chimney, simu-climbed the Inn Pin. few scary down climbs so abbed most of the descents from the Inn pin onwards. route finding error meant we missed An dorus completely (ended up down in the corrie!) mentally knackered and bailed at Brun am Freithe (sp?). 12hrs peak to peak. oh well... cant wait to give it another crack!

with Warren
Hidden 30/Jul/11 AltLd dnf
Duncan Beard 29/Jul/11 Lead
nia 24/Jul/11 -
with harry
isi_o 22/Jul/11 Solo

Abseiled into and lead TD Gap, abseiled from the 'Belly Ledge' bypassed other sections usually roped as running short on time. Perfect weather, great day out. Bex did really well on her 4th ever scramble!

with Bex Hancock
mulletcocktail2000 22/Jul/11 Solo dnf

gutted. was going for the pure solo on-sight. fell at the last hurdle on ambastier due to time. missed td gap and kings chimney (both damp). soloed in pin (up and down). lost a lot of time on bidean. next time for sure!

Hidden 22/Jul/11 -
wilkie14c 07/Jul/11 -
with Dave Clarke
Pete23 ?/Jul/11 Lead

Solo from the Inn Pin to Sgurr nan Gillean, with a few route finding problems to say the least.....still made it though, got to SnG at 20:55, hardest thing I have done, great experience.

oren02 ?/Jul/11 -
peter.ravenscroft27 ?/Jul/11 -
Jay C 12/Jun/11 AltLd dnf

Realised we wouldn't have enough time to complete the ridge and didn't want to be on the ridge that night with the forecast. Bailed off just after Sgurr na Banachdich

with Sam W
samwillo 12/Jun/11 AltLd
with Jay
peteJ23 11/Jun/11 Lead dnf

Blew it at mhadaidh... oh well have to go back then

with Graham Joyce
picasso 04/Jun/11 AltLd
with florian
bigdunk ?/Jun/11 -
with Seer Green mountaineering club
Hidden 23/May/11 Lead
ste_d 01/May/11 AltLd O/S
with mik
mikedelderfield 01/May/11 AltLd O/S

12.5 hours from GB to SNG. Planned bivi at Bealach na Glaic Moire found a trickle of water a few hundred metres down the Coruisk side to top up water for day 2. A long walk down to Glen Brittle campsite. Fab 2 days weather was perfect.

Hidden 01/May/11 -
Tom Last 30/Apr/11 -

Amazing day. 12 hours from TD Gap bivi, with initial section the previous evening. Probably one of the more serious days out that you can have on the British hills, on account of it being so exposed and in-your-face for just so long and with huge death fall potential awaiting a stumble pretty much at all points of the ridge. Billy led TD gap at 6am, we pitched Inn-Pin and soloed Basteir Tooth (this section was the most confusing on the ridge.) Wall-to-wall sunshine, cooling breeze. 1500 miles round trip from Cornwall over a long weekend. Brilliant stuff, fantastic five star route and a day that will live long in the memory. Cheers Bill.

with Billy
Hidden 30/Apr/11 -
chapmand 30/Apr/11 Solo

9hrs 4 and a half minutes.

with Matt Balmer
Hidden 27/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 26/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Darrell Read 26/Apr/11 AltLd dnf
with Jon Rogerson, Dan Staff, Oliver Mentz
Ross Barnes 22/Apr/11 -

Great day, nice weather and great route!

with suzie, Dougal
knicos 09/Apr/11 -

13 hours + bivi.

with James Chesmer
tomjagger ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/11 Solo
james chesmer ?/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
with Nick Pope
JamesM ??/2011 -
pasbury ??/2011 -
The Wriggler ??/2011 -
jon59 ??/2011 -
jon59 ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Joolz ??/2011 -
Bob ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Paul Boggis ??/2011 Solo
Hidden ??/2011 -
timmsy ??/2011 -
with Garry Williamson
Hidden ??/2011 -
rurp ??/2011 Lead
pasbury ??/2011 -
AdamDawson ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
j.buckley87 ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
jon59 ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
s kennedy ??/2011 Solo
with Mark020
twoplates 27/Sep/10 -

First time on Skye, and first attempt on the ridge. One day push, so near but not quite... 18hrs car to car, made it to bastier before the clouds dropped on us and the light faded, didn't fancy an unplanned bivi so bailed off the north ridge before the tooth.... BIG day out. amazing.

with dave sharpe
hwackerhage 25/Sep/10 -

with Adam Henly
Hidden 05/Sep/10 -
mikelaing ?/Sep/10 Lead

Traverse undertaken without recce or previous knowledge of the route - 3 leaders and 3 novices. Planned bivvy at Bealach Coire na Banachdich and unplanned bivvy at Bealach Harta. 3 great days on the ridge with (luckily) 3 days of good weather.

with Dan Priddy, Al Wedge, Mike Jarmain, Paul Kelsall, Sally Wrigley
malumb ?/Sep/10 -

Only did Gars Bheinn to Inn Pinn. Weather & time didn't permit much more, and trip was only a recce for a future traverse. Will be back!

Hidden 15/Aug/10 Solo
cas smerdon 15/Aug/10 -

15th gars bheinn to an stac. Bivvied for night. Woke to rain and retreated down scree. 17th in pinn to sgurr a'mhadaidh. Difficult descent to fairy pools. 19th mhadaidh to am basteir. Descent in dark to reach sligachen at 2am. Did pinnacle ridge in May so traverse completed but must return to do as coninuous route if I can get 2 consecutive days of good weather.

with Mark S
tallthinmonkey 14/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Josh Plant
Hidden 31/Jul/10 -
Smelly Fox 13/Jul/10 Lead dnf

Started at from a bivi on the top of Sgurr nan Eag. Climbed all the munros, the TD gap and most of the pinnicles before bailing just after the spiky corbet before the third last munro. In retrospect we should have taken a route description and more water! A long day out not to be underestimated!

with Andy MacPherson, Gus MacPherson
johannes 19/Jun/10 AltLd dnf

Attempted a single-day light-weight approach. Got caught by darkness just short of Bhasteir Tooth. Were not equipped for the temperature drop (was generally quite cold and windy) and aborted.

mikemartin 18/Jun/10 Solo

9 hours peak to peak. One of the hardest things I've ever done, but immensly rewarding.

Will Hunt 10/Jun/10 AltLd O/S

Set off from Glen Brittle at 3 in the morning. Summit of GB for 5:20. Summit to summit in 12 hours and 20 mins. Led TD Gap, King's Chimney, Naismith's Route and soloed everything else. Visited all 11 munros. A grand day out.

with Matt Ringrose
Hidden 08/Jun/10 AltLd dnf
matt_ringrose 08/Jun/10 -
with Will Hunt
Ewan Russell 08/Jun/10 Solo O/S

No ropes forgotten how long it took

with Ralph
bigdunk 04/Jun/10 -
with Paul Mayo, Alex Lyndsay-Clarke, Peter Wright
jimorothy 03/Jun/10 AltLd O/S

GB - SG 14h50min. First attempt and first time on the ridge. TD gap (amazing, dew-wet approach scary); King's Chimney (fantastic); In Pinn (moved together, superb); after a weary lull around Greadaidh, 4 tops of Mhdad and 3 tops of Bid went well; Naismiths (Exposed and utterly fantastic knowing the end was in reach); Bhastier boulder problem to summit (desperate, required combined tactics!); tourist route off Gillean proved quite tricky at end of day. Back to Slig in time for a pint! Loved it. Camped near start of ridge and I got the job of fetching the tent the next day. Unforgettable.

with Rachel Crolla
Liam Martin 31/May/10 Solo dnf
gazb 31/May/10 Solo
Mark Dancey 27/May/10 Lead O/S
Kayan 25/May/10 -
danJBA 24/May/10 Lead O/S

13.5 hours summit to summit. Tricky route finding.

stewart roberts 09/May/10 -
Alexandre Buisse 09/May/10 Solo dnf

Left Glenbrittle at 2am, Gars Bheinn at 5:15, skipped the TD gap by West Ridge of Sgurr Alasdair as it started raining, had some trouble getting off Surr Thearlaich. Just after King Chimney, after only 3h30 on the ridge, I managed to badly roll my ankle and was fearing it might be broken, so descended the An Stac scree slopes and back to Glenbrittle. I'll be back for the Inn Pinn!

climbingrev 08/May/10 Solo dnf

See Hill Walking description in Diary. Managed, over two days, bivvying at Bealach na Glaic More, to do N-S from Sligachan Hotel (Sgurr nan Gillean) to An Stac by the Inn Pin, before exiting on the false stone shoot (not advisable - ends in a fairly easy down-climb at the end of a convex slope, but with rock fall imminent all around). Smashing two days in great weather (apart from a little smirry rain / poor vis on Sunday am)

with Alistair, Tim Pettifer, Josh Jones, Tim Angell
Pete23 ?/May/10 2nd dnf
mr rob 12/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
with Jordan, ferg
Hidden ?/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden ??/2010 -
sgl0jd ??/2010 -
Hidden ?/Aug/09 Solo dnf
Hidden 25/Jul/09 -
steven 10/Jul/09 AltLd

Second go at this, this time in 15 hours in misty,damp, wet conditions until the In Pinn. Second half went really well apart from going of the ridge at Ban

with Rob Hunt
MaxR 09/Jul/09 -
with Toby
vvanhinsbergh 25/Jun/09 Solo

Really good day out, 10:10 Glenbrittle - Sligachan, 6:53 Gahrs Bein - Gillean! It'll be the record next, Es Tres, watchout!!

Hidden 10/Jun/09 AltLd dnf
CalumC 08/Jun/09 AltLd rpt

A much colder day than last year - more pleasant. 12:45 pp this time due to larger group and more roping up. Fiona returned to the campsite after the inn pinn.

with Fergus, Ferdia, Fran (Fiona)
ferdia 08/Jun/09 Solo O/S

seconded TD gap, the chimney & naismith's route

with Manfran, Fiona, Fergus, Calum
Hidden 02/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
tomhull 01/Jun/09 AltLd

14hours 12minutes GB to gillian, lead td gap, seconded kings chimney, soloed inn pin, lead second pitch of naismiths. water stashed at an dorus. bivy at corrie grunda night before

with martyn stott
Hidden 01/Jun/09 2nd
Paul-Michael 01/Jun/09 -

Four of us biveyed on Sgurr a Choire (Peter Templer joined us but had to bailout before the TD gap due to knee problems) before setting off for Gars-bheinn witch we reached at 04:00. Paul lead the TD gap this was the only pitched climbing as we took Collie's Ledge becouse of queus on King's Chimney. We spent an hour plus looking for Naismith's Route trying a few lines before giving up and pushing on. We reached Gillean at 21:00, I reached the Sligachan in about 2 1/2 hours.

with Richard Andrews, Paul Nurse
Fergus Cuthill ?/Jun/09 -

12 hours 45 min peak-peak

with CalumC, Ferdia Fran
Hidden ?/Jun/09 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/09 2nd
tebs 30/May/09 Lead

Superb, went up friday evening, did Gars Bheinn and Sgurr nan Eag before a 5* bivvy at the top of the Coire Ghrundda approach, did the rest in 12 hours starting at 6 on saturday morning. Clagged in and greasy until just after the Inn Pinn, perfect weather and views for the rest.

with Dad
oliverk 30/May/09 Solo O/S

Avoided TD Gap and Kings Chimney due to wet rock

with Michael
Lawrence Eccles 19/Apr/09 Solo O/S

Sunny day. About 9h15 peak to peak. Dropped off ridge before Bidean nam Bian to get water. The rest of the ridge flew by, maybe because of the water. Took about 16h35 from start to finish (which is the start). Was glad to get back to tent and sleep.

tomdude ?/Apr/09 -

Two days. Skipped the bastier tooth as we were a tired scared trio, will be back at some point....

with rob, lawrence
Hidden ??/2009 AltLd
tobyk ??/2009 AltLd dnf

Got lost on the second day, and ended up walking down the wrong ridge in mist. I will be back!

Hidden 21/Jul/08 Solo
Hidden 08/Jul/08 Lead
Tenko ?/Jul/08 AltLd
with Jim Croft
decs 01/Jun/08 -

9.5 hrs summit to summit. Blue sky, no suncream.

with Ian B and Calum
burto 01/Jun/08 -

9.5 hrs summit to summit.

with duncan and calum
CalumC 01/Jun/08 -

What a day! 2.5 litres water is a definite minimum on a hot day like this. 9.5 hours pp

with Ian Burton, Duncan Steen
Tom Vivian ?/Jun/08 Lead dnf

Bivied at An Dorus, it rained heavily in the night. We decided to bail out.

AndyL 31/May/08 -

never been so thirsty in my life!! we didnt bring nearly enough water, and suffered as a result. Got there in the end though. left glenbrittle at 3.45am, arrived at sligachen at 2.30am on sunday morning.

with dad
Neil Pacey 26/May/08 Lead O/S

16 hrs Summit - Summit

Tanya Savage 26/May/08 -

Stashed drinks at An Dorus. Camped at Coir a Ghrunnda and walked to Gars Bheinn in morning. GB to Gillean 16 hours. Did TD Gap (Neil led), Collie's Ledge, An Stac (great), Inn Pinn, Basteir Tooth via Lota Corrie. Started the day very bold, got more wimpish by end - sore feet and tired. Approach shoes recommended instead of walking boots, but check condition of soles first!

perfectlynormalbeast 25/May/08 -

What a fantastic expedition. Lead TD gap, seconded Kings Chimney, soloed InnPin, lead second pitch of Naismiths route.

with Stuart Fox
Gustav 25/May/08 Solo O/S

Soloed all apart from TD gap. 3 abseils. About 10 hours end to end - V tired and thirsty by the time we reached Sligachen!

with James H and Tom N
beds74 25/May/08 -

Full day 17 hours. With Inn pin & TD Gap. Brilliant.

with Craig Hartley
Hidden 24/May/08 -
Mike Turner 11/May/08 -
mjackson 11/May/08 -
Graham Westbrook 10/May/08 -
with Mark Jackson, Matt Kemp, Nick Carter
Hidden ?/May/08 Solo dnf
Hidden ?/May/08 Solo dnf
Jamie B ?/May/08 Lead

Bright but breezy; perfect conditions. Bivvied on Alastair.

Hidden ?/May/08 AltLd
Pigpen ?/May/08 -
samking251 ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
TrollJester ??/2008 AltLd O/S
with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's
brockers ??/2008 Lead
with CarlZ
sgl 29/Sep/07 -

11 hrs

with Stevious, Will, Rik
Mr.Billiams 29/Sep/07 -
with Sam Steve Rik
Hidden ?/Sep/07 -
Hidden ?/Aug/07 AltLd
HIGHTOWER 14/Jul/07 AltLd dnf

Didn't get very far. Poor weather and a very slow second on the climbs.

with Rusty, Chris Fawcett
lazyhopkins 17/Jun/07 AltLd O/S
with Brendan O'Mahoney, David Thomson
default_slipper 10/Jun/07 Solo

scary, but great fun

with tom sparkes
Ken Applegate ?/Jun/07 -
with Dave Kirby
sparkoclimb ?/Jun/07 Lead
richiegarside ?/Jun/07 -
with Harry Ellis
Hidden ?/Jun/07 -
Hidden ?/Jun/07 AltLd O/S
Rich ?/Jun/07 -
Jonny M 28/May/07 Lead rpt
GiveHerHelen 28/May/07 2nd
Wilbur 26/May/07 Solo

We only roped up for the TD gap. Took us 2 days with a bivvy half-way (planned). Perfect blue skies for 48 hrs - incredible! done with Caine, Rick, Gareth and Matt. Don't think i'll forget this one and mighty relieved to finish it...

BALD EAGLE 14/May/07 AltLd
with Christian Darr
Captain Solo 04/May/07 Solo

Es Tresidder flew past me on his recording breaking traverse. Great day but was gubbed at the end, 9hrs 40min Gars-beinn to Sgurr nan Gillean

viking ?/May/07 -
with wilbur
Chris L Hill 27/Apr/07 -

Pitched TD Gap (Simon Lead), didn't do Bhasteir Tooth (Need to go back for that one!) Took about 11 hours end to end, 15 hours Glenbrittle to Pub!

with Dirk Wallis, Simon Pearce
Hidden 07/Apr/07 -
Rich Kay ?/Apr/07 AltLd
with sherp
Hidden ??/2007 -
Ann S ??/2007 -

Done everything barring the TD gap and An Stac top, over the course of several trips. Usually done in North to South direction.

with Various
tumbling wizard ??/2007 Lead
innesmac ??/2007 -
Slick ?/Sep/06 -
Jonny M ?/Aug/06 2nd O/S
with Stepan Ptacek
Peter Metcalfe 15/Jul/06 -
with Simon Blyth
bill1 15/Jul/06 Solo O/S

Great weather, blue sky. 10h Gars-bheinn to Sgurr nan Gillean, plus 2h each end. All o/s solo inc down/up TD gap, An Stac, KC - tho left out Bhasteir Tooth - dehydrated, knackered and wobbling by then! Amazing day.

Hidden ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
smollett ?/Jul/06 -

Unbelievably hot and sunny. Went through 8L water each in one day. Kept having to descend hundreds of metres for water. Slept under stars near am bastier.

rickyclimb ?/Jul/06 AltLd

With Mark Toshner. Bailed off early after 2 Munros due to appalling weather.

Hidden 14/Jun/06 Solo O/S
Spade 10/Jun/06 -
with Ed Watson
Hidden 10/Jun/06 -
Boxy 09/Jun/06 Solo
thegoatstroker 06/Jun/06 -
with Rich Garside
mandy talbot ?/Jun/06 AltLd
Hidden 31/May/06 AltLd dnf
chicken88 ?/May/06 Solo
with J.Bennets
chicken88 ?/May/06 Solo O/S
with J.Bennets
steven ?/May/06 Lead

Only got as far as Inn Pinn. Need to quicken up the rock climbing. Camp on the ridge is essential for speed.

with Andy Taylor and Rob hunt
Hidden ?/May/06 AltLd dnf
Chris Sansum ??/2006 -
Neil Adams ??/2006 -
with Ben W and James S
colenn 07/Jun/05 AltLd O/S

aennis 07/Jun/05 -
with Colm Ennis
centurion05 ?/Jun/05 -
with Dan Carroll
Hidden 24/May/05 -
craig h ?/May/05 Solo

Took 4 attempts, but well worth the effort. A classic UK route.

with Matt Ford, Jim Mellor
Claire Molloy ?/May/05 -
with Andy Birch, Mary Rutherfford
Dave Latimer ?/Jul/04 AltLd O/S
JRClay100 25/May/04 -

Bloody Brilliant, can't anymore. A must for all alpineists

with D Haigh
Hidden 22/May/04 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/03 2nd O/S
John Pickles 25/Jun/03 AltLd
with Zac Poulton/Jill Singleton
Andrew Barker ?/Jun/03 -

22.5 hours from Glen Brittle to Sligachan.

with John Barker
dannyboy83 ?/Jun/03 -
Brynglas 12/May/03 -
Martin Thompson ?/May/03 Solo
arose ?/May/03 Lead

Single day. 10hours on ridge but did not climb Naisthmiths. Some Snow

with Jim Fenn
keith leonard ??/2003 Lead dnf

Done half, monsoon rain at 2am whilst bivi on sgurr alasdair descended great stone shoot.

with wife
steveb2006 14/Sep/02 AltLd

Steve Booth and Dennis May also climbing/traversing. Superb weekend. Complete the ridge next day. Chris and I get in a bit of extra climbing

with Chris Astill
James W ?/Sep/02 -

2nd attempt after monsoon in 2001, blue sky for 2 days, perfect bivvy, 9 hrs solid sleep just after in pin, set off at 6am after 12 hr drive from london. tired and thirsty at end. skirted td gap to get water on glen brittle side

with john sanday
Andy Clarke 06/Jun/02 Lead O/S

6-7 June 2002 with overnight bivvy. A truly memorable route that lived up to all the superlatives. Climbed via TD Gap and King's Chimney, but missed out Naismith's Route due to threatening rain and novices in the party. Unfinished business - a good excuse to do it again! Had glorious weather for first day and a half, but finished in rain. Led all the climbing pitches. Got to bivvy site around 10pm after climbing the Inn Pin in a gorgeous lingering twilight. Others left me to put my feet up while they went to collect the stash and I watched the sun hang above the horizon, sipping Talisker from my hip flask. One of my greatest alcoholic experiences! Thanks to Tommo for his usual excellent logistics and motivational leadership.

with HelenG, GavinS, MartinG, James, Tommo
rlrs ?/May/02 AltLd dnf

South to north until the Bhastier tooth.

Hidden ?/May/02 AltLd O/S
rlrs ?/May/02 AltLd
Mickdenali ??/2002 -
with Gail Waller, Bob Macleod
Hidden ??/2002 -
Hidden 13/May/01 AltLd O/S
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ?/May/01 Solo
Steve Perry ??/2001 -
with Sue Kenworthy
brianrunner 01/Jul/00 Solo

north to south. started 10am from sligachan and finished around 1am at glen brittle campsite. fantastic day out

with martina
Little B ?/May/00 Solo O/S
with Jane
Steve Lenartowicz ??/2000 -
with Ewan McA, Dave H, Steve G
Chad123 ??/2000 -
Rog Wilko ??/2000 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
Hidden ?/Oct/99 -
IanGilbertJones 02/Apr/99 -
K Wall ??/1999 -
mjeffery ??/1999 -
Pedro50 ??/1999 -
butteredfrog ??/1998 -
SimonN 19/Jul/97 -
tomkhoward ?/Jan/97 AltLd dnf

Tried a winter traverse and failed miserably due to bad weather. Started at the Sgurr nan Gillian end. Bivied just below the same summit on a snow ledge and descended the following morning in a white out. Great trip though! : )

with Rob Watts, Andy Plumb
nickcanute ??/1997 Solo
abbeywall ??/1996 -
Bruce Kerr 04/Aug/95 AltLd
Dave Musgrove Jnr 21/May/94 Solo

Totally Amazing Day. Perfect weather, what an experience. 12 cans of beer to follow in the campsite.

with Emmy McCowen, Muir Morton
Richard Weller ?/May/94 AltLd
with David Gaskell
Hidden ??/1994 2nd O/S
Tarquin ??/1993 -
Mickdenali ??/1993 AltLd

Done in a day after a few tries

with Bob Macleod
John Brayshaw 05/Jun/92 AltLd RP
with Chris
timreynolds 24/May/92 AltLd

From Glen Brittle to south end - along to Great Stone Chute and back to GB. Too hot!

with Eric Sneyd, Steve Taylor
Tim Sparrow ?/May/92 -

Over 2 days, divvy by In Pin. Glorious fun!

Tim Sparrow ?/May/92 -

Over 2 days, divvy by In Pin. Glorious fun!

Hidden ??/1991 -
Mickdenali ??/1990 AltLd
with Gail Waller, Bob Macleod
Fiskavaig ??/1990 Solo

Have done almost all of the main ridge (just a couple of small sections to complete) in sections, over many years, have stood on all the summits. Made one attempt at the traverse, bivied on the ridge, fantastic sunset. Woke to Skye rain! abandoned attempt, good decision, rained for the next two days! My favorite mountains.

Hidden ??/1990 Solo
Pete Pozman ?/Jun/89 AltLd O/S

Everything but the Tooth in pretty good weather with a bivouac near Sgurr Banadich.

with Sue Hartley, John Byrne
dale1968 ?/Nov/88 Solo
petemeads ?/Jul/88 Lead RP

Completed the basic ridge (Gars Bheinn to Gillean) in just under 8 hours, whilst attempting the Greater Traverse and failing due to rain & unfitness on my part

with Chip Chilton
Raggar 27/May/88 -

Soloed In Pin at 5.30am. Jon led Naismiths Baster

with roge, Chris B, Jon B
Gerald Davison ?/May/88 AltLd
with Dave Wynne Jones
Hidden ?/Oct/87 2nd
Nigel Bond 24/May/87 Lead
with Martin Cash
mike mo ??/1987 -
Neil Henderson ??/1986 -
Tim Bateman 16/Jun/85 Solo
with Dave Leadbetter
JulianD ?/Jul/84 -

Two sunny days, south to north, bivvy on Sgurr Alasdair, descended before Am Basteir

with Will, Jindi, Roma
biggianthead 25/Apr/84 -
with G
scree ?/Aug/83 AltLd dnf

After an alpine start, a scorching hot day and a midge infested bivi in below Brach na Frithe we made it to the base of Gillean the next day, but both of us were exhausted and we retreated to the road. The closest I have come depite two further and much more experienced attempts.

with Tim
Hidden 12/Jul/83 AltLd
Hidden 09/Jul/83 AltLd
paul59 01/Jun/83 Solo

Completed 90% of traverse (except easier southern peaks) over 3 days - with poor weather / rest day in middle

with Paul Kirk
Hidden ?/Jun/83 Lead
Mark Kemball 28/May/83 -

16 hours from Glen Britle campsite to Sligachen

with Paul "Curly" Williamson
Steve Crowe 03/Jun/82 Solo
steveb2006 31/May/82 AltLd

Started from Loch Coruisk - bivvied on ridge and finished following day - lovely weather

with Barbara Gibbons, Trev Bird, Dave O'Dowd
leland stamper ?/May/82 AltLd
with Mark V
biggianthead ?/Apr/81 -
with Bob
Bob M ?/Jun/80 -
with Roy Fisher
arduff ?/May/80 AltLd

Got lost just before end - but believe we did it!

with EUMC pals
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC ?/May/80 Solo
with George Diprose
Iain Thow ?/May/80 Solo

A stunning day. Bivvied on Garsbheinn, left at 4, Gillean at 16.15. Should have gone on to do Greater Traverse but too tempted by the sight of the Slig on a hot day!

Falko 01/Jul/78 Solo

Long time ago but I remember that we ran most of it and got very low on water. I can't remember carrying a rope.

with Bill Briggs
andybirtwistle 30/May/78 AltLd
with Ed Williams
Hidden ?/Aug/77 -
RichardMc 02/Jun/77 AltLd O/S
with Dave Langmead
uphillnow ?/May/76 -

Did extra munro's. From G Brittle and south to north. Fine to half way then rain. 12 hours

with Ian Roberts, George Wilson, Al Bennett
Martin Bennett 17/May/75 -
with Bob Thomson, JD
Derek Ryden ?/Jul/73 -

Done in a heatwave. 12 hours summit to summit. Had to stop en route for an hour to re-hydrate. OPne of the best days ever.

with Colin Morrison
Hidden ??/1971 -
Hidden 10/Jun/67 Lead
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