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Ticklists: Cold Climbs, In the footsteps of the Cairngorm Tigers, Cairngorm Winter Climbs, 3 star Scottish winter.


ClimberDateStyle
jonnie3430 06/Feb AltLd O/S

Didn't finish up the steep snow on right, or the overhanging icy corner, but traversed further left to the next corner, which was a short struggle, but had gear, which was lacking. Not entirely sure if it is tech 5, on a few of the pitches in moderately thin ice conditions. Subterranean crack on 2 nd pitch was great fun, so was getting the bags stuck hauling them up the outside....

with mike
Pete Graham 09/Jan -

Really buried. More like manual labour than climbing at times. Took a good 2 hour to excavate the top groove. Good fun though and great belay scenes.

with Howard Lawledge, Malcolm Scott, Chris Barr
French Erick 08/Feb/15 AltLd O/S

about the whitest line. p2 was bare rock until the turf and so was last 5m (at tech 7) the last ice pitch was really thin.

with Andy Sharpe
Nick Wallis ??/2015 -
with Coops
Adam Booth 27/Feb/14 Lead dnf

Buried. Great first couple of pitches but bailed to prevent an epic!

with Roger McMorrow, Ben Warrick
alasdair19 ??/2013 -
James S 30/Jan/12 AltLd

top 2 pitches a steep powder swimming, scary. topped out in the dark after a long battle with the top crux, no way V,5 in this condition...a good adventure nonetheless though! the gully next to us avalanched when we were halfway up!

with sam
Edvin m 28/Jan/12 AltLd
sgl 28/Jan/12 AltLd
with Aleksander
Hidden 29/Jan/11 AltLd
Hidden 22/Jan/11 AltLd
simondunf 22/Jan/11 AltLd

had to finish by wall on left due to cornice - gave an awesome steep finish

with james, caspar
Hidden 07/Jan/11 AltLd dnf
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden 22/Dec/09 Lead
mulletcocktail2000 03/Jan/09 2nd O/S

a beast of a classic in every way with good interesting climbing throughout, only a couple of easier pitches just after half way and the crux near the top.

with henning
hwackerhage 03/Jan/09 Lead O/S

http://graniteandice.blogspot.com/2009/01/lean-scorpion-bites-at-bottom-but.html

with Ryan Slater
Hidden 10/Feb/03 AltLd dog
charlesmfrench 13/Jan/01 AltLd O/S

2,L,2,L,2,L,L,L. Epic! finished at midnight by tunneling through a vast cornice. But worth the effort.

with Mark Vandome
Grezza ?/Feb/97 Lead
Ollie Clem 23/Dec/95 AltLd

Bloody epic day! Done very lean; unconsolidated snow on the slab pitches and the lower gully (nearly avalached out), no ice on the gully step and James took a whipper trying to climb the impossible overhanging gully head....he didn't see the nice traverse out right!

pingora 17/Mar/94 AltLd O/S
with Shaun R
Hidden ??/1986 AltLd
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