West Ridge* M
[Climbers heading through the window on the West Ridge of Sgurr nan Gillean., 2 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Photo: Climbers heading through the window on the West Ridge of Sgurr nan Gillean. © Hardonicus
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Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/14

Gav Parker - 2nd - 23/Jun/14

guy757 - 23/Jun/14

Up and down
Kevin Woods - Solo O/S - 15/Jun/14

Up and down as part of ridge traverse. Abseiled between the chimnies.
markusj - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/13 with Mike Lates, Janis Russell

Climbed in a group, abbed down same way.
ladymuck - TR O/S - 28/Jul/13 with Shaun Stevens

Hidden - 10/Jul/13

jackse - 15/Jun/13 with mike and Ian, kenny

Up and down, couldn't be arsed with the long walk back out from the tourist route. Along with Bruach na Frithe and Am Basteir.
Nath93 - Solo - Jun/13

Hidden - 30/May/13

r055y87 - 28/May/13

Fiskavaig - Lead - 24/May/13 with Paul R

easers - Solo - 09/Oct/12

Great - though downclimb was unnerving without a rope!
Jon_Warner - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/12

Steve Woollard - Solo - 20/Jun/12 with Sarah Welsh, Kevin Colclough

Sarah Welsh - Solo - 20/Jun/12 with Kev Colclough, Steve Woollard

Sankey - Solo - 11/Jun/12 with Ed

Hidden - 07/Jun/12

Hidden - Solo - 07/Jun/12

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

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/12 with Greg Cain

Great scrambling route. Exposed in the chimmney and around the pinnacles but great holds and ledges.
Sutty22 - Solo O/S - 02/May/12

Solo descent after Pinnacle Ridge.
JamesRoddie - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/12

Callum Anderson - 2012

Hidden - Solo - 2012

Hidden - Solo - 08/Sep/11

Hidden - Solo - 12/Aug/11

descended after solo of pinnacle ridge and down climbed tooth chimney. a grand day out in the hills!
rockpool - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo - 05/Jun/11

used as descent
MelH - 05/Jun/11 with Ed

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

Mark Collins - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/11

Steve Woollard - Solo - 03/Jun/11 with Lou Reynolds, Kevin Colclough

I lead the only pitch and we soloed the rest. Didn't feel anything like mod.
d1griffiths - Lead O/S - Jun/11 with Andy Buchan

Gerlach - Lead - 03/May/11

Fantastic day - Bhasteir Tooth, Am Basteir and Sgurr nan Gillean
iansm - Solo - 01/May/11 with Graham C

Hidden - Lead - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo - 22/Apr/11

Yourlead - Solo - 10/Oct/10 with Graham Penny

Stuzz - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/10 with James, Mike (M&SG)

rocket - Solo - 09/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/May/10

martinh13 - Solo - 30/May/10 with Chris

abbeywall - Solo - 30/May/10 with borderline

scree - 10/May/10

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

keith hal - 2nd - May/10 with Martin Welsh

Daniel Sutherland - May/10

Samuel Wainwright - 2nd O/S - Jun/09

Harder than expected - would have been obvious if I'd read the guidebook. Met a couple of Scottish lads descending the ridge with no climbing gear, and lowered them down the crux chimney to easy ground near the col. Didn't see you in the Slig, so hope you had a good day and got back safe.
size9hex - Solo O/S - May/09 with Richard Curry, Matt Coulburn, Kyle Rance

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Aug/08

in descent
punj - Solo - 01/Jun/08 with john meechan

Hidden - Solo - 2008

George Bassant - Solo - Aug/07

Hidden - Jul/07

default_slipper - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/07 with tom sparkes

sparkoclimb - Solo - Jun/07 with Pattinson

Dave Wearing - Lead - 31/May/07 with Sandra Handcock, Pete Nugent.

Guided by John Lyall
Vanessa Simmons - 26/May/07 with Nicky, Duncan

JulianD - Solo - 25/Mar/07 with Paul B

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/06

Simon Caldwell - 05/May/06 with Carmen

jsw1 - Lead O/S - May/06 with Geoff Carter

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/05

Up Nicholsons chimney, solo after Am Bhaster, down east ridge and back to slig.
DefenderKen - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/05

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/05

In descent. Downclimbed the bit where the Gendarme used to be on a top-rope. Repeated in 2007. This time abseiled into chimney on N side of ridge.
malky_c - May/05

in descent!
rambler_gary - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/03 with Chicks

Captain Solo - Solo - 22/Jul/01 with Colin

In descent
rlrs - Solo - 2000

Hidden - Solo - Sep/98

In descent
Stuart S - Solo - Sep/95 with Nigel Eastmond

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/94

jackse - 1994

tev - Solo O/S - Jul/91 with Steve C

jackse - 1990

jackse - 1990

Iain Thow - Solo - Aug/76

Used for descent
Howard J - Solo - 1973 with Reading University MC

Derek Ryden - Solo O/S - Jul/72 with Tim O'Flaherty, Chris Myerscough, Nick Bradley

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