BrianShackleton 16/Apr Solo

Untracked snow with no one else on the mountain! Lost my Nomic hammer somewhere between west summit and the pinnacles when it slipped off my harness - small reward for who finds it and contacts me for its return!

with Artem Bylinskii
magik_bob 14/Mar -
Busby 10/Mar Solo

Crackin day, got it before the big thaw hit as well, stunning vis all round...

Jo sumner 09/Mar AltLd
Hidden 06/Mar Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Feb -
alastairbegley 28/Feb Lead

Stunning alpine conditions -

Liam Ingram 27/Feb -

Less than ideal snow conditions

with Chris Acheson
Hidden 27/Feb Solo O/S
Ryan23 27/Feb Solo

Perfect clear day, lot's of deep snow covering ridge and approach though. 11.5 hrs car to car (Thanks to Edinburgh Uni club for the lift up the road!)

bljp 27/Feb Solo O/S

Joined from the top of George. Bit of a slog with very snowy conditions. Ended up traversing whole ridge to the west to avoid avalanche prone south facing descent slopes.

with Harry Carstairs
manbat 18/Feb Solo O/S

Used rope only for the very first section and unnecessarily for an easy gully at the last pinnacle.

Batt 18/Feb Solo
Lumbering Oaf 18/Feb AltLd

Interesting times on the ridge.

Hidden 18/Feb 2nd
Hoyes 18/Feb Solo

Also with Matt and Matt. A relatively easy and short day out by Torridon standards.

jon59 17/Feb Lead
cdoclarky59 17/Feb -
Hidden 14/Feb 2nd
plummet 14/Feb Lead
with Bree
LJC 13/Feb Solo

Perfect snow and large banked out sections made for easy climbing.

with Andy
Michael Morrell 08/Feb -

Great conditions and great day.

svenskjay 08/Feb -
Carol Goodall 14/Mar/15 Solo

Traverse from West to East after ascending by Northern Pinnacles. Ridge itself was summer conditions but there was still snow on way down to the decent path. Spent half an hour on Stuc a'Choire Dhuibh Bhig as the sun was setting enjoying peace and quiet on a sunny and windless day.

with Katerina Massing, Henry O'Brian, Will Hastie, Will Taylor, Libby Southgate, Marcus Peabody
SkylarLobdell 28/Feb/15 -

Traversed the ridge W->E, ascended to main traverse via South Ridge. Slushy snow below 700m due to rain and relatively warm temperatures. Wandered a short way along the Northern Pinnacles before turning back and heading across the main ridge. Snow along the ridge was very solid/icy on windward side, softer on the leeward. Large cornices overhanging N. face, probably stable but I wouldn't risk it. Descended off far western face towards the path through the valley. Scree field was a slushy nightmare, but seemed (probably mistakenly) like it would be easier than descending the steep, banked out upper section of the gully.

with Peter
Pete_Stewart 28/Feb/15 -

Long day on Liathach, had an awesome time! Traversed W to E in challenging conditions, descending on sketchy scree field on far east face.

with Skylar
Trace 15/Feb/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/15 Solo
Hidden 14/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/15 Solo
Hidden 14/Feb/15 Solo O/S
Chrismith 14/Feb/15 Solo
with Shane
Mr.Billiams 03/Jan/15 -

Soft unconsolidated snow. Back pain. Cracking weather, great views.

with Russell
Hidden ?/Jan/15 -
plain kitten ??/2015 -
Kahti ??/2015 -
kbow265 ??/2015 -
el diablo ??/2015 -
Captain Solo 29/Dec/14 Solo rpt
Sam Simpson 04/Dec/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Dec/14 Solo O/S
jimmatthews 02/Dec/14 Solo
SJPowderham1 ?/Apr/14 Solo

Done unwittingly with no winter gear and heavy packs.. very very scetchy

ross brinson 02/Mar/14 Solo
with Devin Farkas
alex toomey 02/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/14 Solo
The Big Sender 01/Mar/14 Solo
Harry Holmes 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Liam Ingram 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S


with Miles, Harry Newmark, Jason Horrocks, Ed Venables, Tom E, Jamie Sparkes
SWalls 01/Mar/14 Solo
alexmcmillan 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S

The conclusion to a long, but amazing day.

JamieSparkes 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S

Excellent day out, some nice little steps. Grade 1 terrain but II exposure I think.

with Yummicks, Tom Eadington, Liam Ingram
Kinge 01/Mar/14 Solo

Superb traverse

with Andrew
Hidden 01/Mar/14 -
Edvenables ?/Mar/14 Solo O/S

Found this fucking scary. With Liam etc. (Team Blue)

HarryNewmark ?/Mar/14 Solo
Hidden 19/Feb/14 Solo
Dougbart 19/Feb/14 Solo

Stunning Day

with Iain
Mike-W-99 14/Feb/14 Solo

Very banked out. Hard work getting onto the ridge.

with Fiona
Fiona Reid 14/Feb/14 Solo

Silly amounts of snow but a fantastic day out.

Hidden 14/Feb/14 Solo
Quallim 08/Feb/14 Solo

Just really awesome.

with Cameron Spooner, The Welsh Dwarf
ollie1 ?/Feb/14 Lead

The Pinnacles are bit dicey to descend unroped, from east to west anyway. Wonderful day out. Thanks to Les Bates for lift home.

Hidden ?/Feb/14 -
JamesRoddie 17/Jan/14 Solo O/S

Topped out from a solo of Central Trinity Gully and the views along the ridge were stunning, couldn't resist the traverse. Variable conditions - full winter for much of the ridge but sections of bare grass and rock as well.

Daniel Sutherland 16/Jan/14 AltLd O/S

Moved together throughout,

stephenmckenzie 16/Jan/14 AltLd O/S
Tom Last 11/Jan/14 Solo
with Chester
crustypunkuk ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
MrRiley 27/Apr/13 AltLd O/S

Stunning alpine day in great conditions. Moved together across the pinnacles

david0811 27/Apr/13 AltLd O/S

Fantastic day out!

hwackerhage 27/Apr/13 -

Roger & Mike

Hidden 12/Apr/13 -
Neil Adams 01/Apr/13 -
with Elizabeth
Lawrie Brand 31/Mar/13 Solo O/S
with Sarah Laing
John HW 31/Mar/13 -

A fantastic alpine day, clear blue sky and very little wind.

with Cath
piersnewton 31/Mar/13 Solo O/S
ollyroberts 31/Mar/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Mar/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Mar/13 Solo
Hidden 10/Mar/13 -
Euan Strachan 10/Mar/13 Solo

Excellent condition, done with the turf ridge start on the left of the large gully. Actual ridge section only about grade one. Awesome day out!

with Matt Dooner
goatee 23/Feb/13 AltLd

An Alpine day

innes 22/Feb/13 Solo
with Ruth
Hidden 21/Feb/13 Solo
Zoomer 20/Feb/13 Solo

Brilliant weather and conditions upto the technical section, which had very limited snow. Brilliant long day out.

i8kopites 20/Feb/13 2nd

First Winter Ridge. Fantastic day out.

Hidden 20/Feb/13 Solo O/S
punj 18/Feb/13 Solo

first half up to 1st munro in perfect neve. pinnicles were quite bare. superb weather

with Russell Shanks
Hidden 12/Feb/13 Solo
Gman 12/Feb/13 Solo
with Gareth Thomas
johnrich 20/Jan/13 Solo
PAJames 12/Jan/13 -

radioshed 12/Jan/13 Solo
with dave s
Ross Young 12/Jan/13 Solo O/S
with Marnoch
David Stevens 12/Jan/13 Solo
mhamiltonj 12/Jan/13 Solo
with Ross Y
pwb1981 10/Jan/13 Solo

Very little snow, some rime on the highest peaks, more like a summers day

Alastair MacSween ??/2013 -
yorkshiresherpa 30/Dec/12 -
Andy Moles 02/Dec/12 Solo
with Ferdia
ferdia 02/Dec/12 Solo
with Andy
captain_reindeer 02/Dec/12 -

Early season.Powder snow,no verglas and no neve. Perfect weather conditions.Fantastic ridge traverse.

with Alastair Grantham
mikesuth 05/Mar/12 Lead

A traverse in winter with around 10cm fresh snow but unlikely to qualify as a winter traverse. Splendid day. Skirted the pinnacles.

with Andrew James
Steve Woollard 03/Mar/12 Solo
with Joe Bellows
Hidden 31/Jan/12 Solo
Hidden 15/Jan/12 Solo
Hidden 13/Jan/12 Lead
georgemax ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 AltLd
Hidden ??/2012 -
Ross Young 17/Dec/11 Solo dnf

Terrible snow pack conditions. Powdered snow on bare rock. The little bit of frozen turf couldn't give me confidence over the large amount of windslab breaking up when crossing tops of gullies. Needs a good freeze-thaw cycle to be stable.

with Rubi HWUMC, Anders HWUMC, Emma HWUMC
aimees ?/Nov/11 Solo
Hidden ?/Mar/11 -
chris_j_s 22/Feb/11 Solo

Not great snow conditions but, even so, still a tremendous day out.

with David Beadle, Catherine Speakman
rob1 22/Feb/11 Solo

Great Mountaineering Day

unbezonking 21/Feb/11 Solo O/S

Lovely day great views massive potential !

with nic, ana, lyndsey, johnno and Roddie
rodders24 21/Feb/11 Solo

Lovely day, could see Harris & Lewis and a nice easy sliding desent

with Lindsey, Nicola Smith, Anna, Jonny Young, Alistair Gray
tev 21/Feb/11 Solo β
with Alan B
Monkey_Alan 21/Feb/11 Solo O/S
spoony84 20/Feb/11 -

climbed in excellent conditions with john, daz and the laird of eastby

t_stork 19/Feb/11 Solo

Straight after George, superb day.

with John, Finlay, Rory Brown, Marcus Brown
Hidden 19/Feb/11 Solo
Hidden 19/Feb/11 Solo
Hidden 18/Feb/11 -
Andrew Barker 17/Feb/11 Lead rpt

Also done in Feb 05.

with John Barker
Chirs 12/Feb/11 Solo
sparbus 29/Jan/11 Solo
with dave porter, simon clark
Hidden 08/Jan/11 Lead dnf
jonnie3430 06/Jan/11 Solo
with Carol
Carol Goodall 06/Jan/11 Solo
Ly-Cilph 02/Jan/11 AltLd O/S

Superb alpine-style ridge. Moved together the whole way with occasional waist belays.

with Tim N
tim newton 02/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
with patrick
adie84 ??/2011 -
oliverk ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Sean Kelly ??/2011 -
Marq 31/Dec/10 Solo O/S

bad weather, minimum vis and on New Years Eve!

with Chris Billington
Hidden 07/Mar/10 Solo
lizzie_malc 07/Mar/10 Solo
fall-line 06/Mar/10 -

Fairly wet snow but brilliant with sunny spells and never too hard.

with Alex Tuck
rfdl100 02/Mar/10 -
with Joris
Col Kingshott ?/Mar/10 AltLd
Joris.Roulleau ?/Mar/10 -
with Michael Hopert
Tim Rodgers 28/Feb/10 2nd
with Jody Knight, Kevin O'Neale
andy hunter 21/Feb/10 AltLd

mark and i alternated leads on a rope while AW and GW were the lead rope. stunningly beautiful day and good solid conditions. taken as a whole, a hard II.

with mark
Hidden 20/Feb/10 Solo
Ian JL 15/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Ian JL 15/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Feb/10 Solo
Ross Young 23/Jan/10 Solo dnf
Briwi 14/Jan/10 Solo O/S

With Dave & Phil. Roped second for tricky step onto ridge but otherwise solo. Weather was forgiving but visability disapointingly poor.

LRB 14/Jan/10 Solo O/S
with Dave Pilgrim, Garry Smith, Mike Gray
alancash100 ??/2010 Solo
Tarquin ??/2010 -
malc 12/Apr/09 Solo
with Martin and Paul
bigbobbyking 29/Mar/09 -

Moved together for most of the pinnicles. Occasionally stopped for short pitches. Wild weather. Got blown over by spindrift at one point.

Hidden ?/Mar/09 AltLd
melville18 29/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with claire melville
melville18 29/Dec/08 Solo O/S
with claire melville
Chirs ?/Dec/08 Solo
hamish2016 16/Mar/08 Lead
with gerard, will, phil
atyson1 04/Mar/08 -
Captain Solo 15/Jan/08 Solo
Ken Applegate ??/2008 -
brianrunner 24/Mar/07 Solo
with martina
nakedave ?/Mar/07 Solo
Hidden 12/Feb/07 2nd O/S
mortimea 11/Jan/07 Lead
with Matt Fisher
Sandy Simpson ??/2007 Solo
Hidden 18/Mar/06 Solo rpt
Stuart Macfarlane 18/Feb/06 Solo
with Anne-Marie
ayuplass ?/Feb/06 Solo
with dave
DavPk 21/Jan/06 -
with Romain Rebut
Richard Holowka ?/Jun/05 Solo
Joe Nunn ?/Feb/05 AltLd O/S
with stevious
sgl 06/Mar/04 AltLd O/S

Done with arm broken 2 weeks before

with Konnie and Matt
Hidden 06/Mar/04 AltLd O/S
Stuart Macfarlane 28/Feb/04 AltLd
with Fergal
Gman ?/Feb/04 Solo O/S
with Carl, Rich, James
Hidden ?/Jun/03 -
Hidden ?/Jan/03 Solo
Hidden 17/Feb/02 Solo
Hidden 25/Feb/96 -
niall_mac ?/Feb/96 Solo

not full winter conditions

nick everett ??/1994 -

Student trip staying at Ling Hut, fresh snow down to nearly sea level. East to west and apart from scary moment at crest of initial ascent, seemed easy at the time. Luc Chaverot said "verree gooood".

Hidden 26/Dec/89 Solo
Stuart S ?/Nov/89 Solo
with Nigel Eastmond and Ian Robertson
rogerskews ??/1989 -
with Martin Coward
Hidden 27/Dec/88 Solo
nickcanute ?/Mar/87 Solo
Iain Thow 22/Dec/83 Solo
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