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Cuillin Ridge Traverse*** IV

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[Red Cullin on the way off Black Cullin ridge., 1 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

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This climb is in 26 logbooks, and on 74 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/14

Started up Pinnacle Ridge and bailed out down An Stac screes. An incredible coverage of good neve on the crest right along until I descended from Bruach Na Frithe. FL shot up in the afternoon and snowpack softened with wind picking up. A soggy bivi at Bealach na Glaic Moire. Thankfully snow had firmed up again overnight, a wonderful neve romp nothing harder than Grade III, in the mist but not much wind until the In Pin. It started snowing and as I started up Sgurr Mhic Choinnich on powdered rock in a blizzard decided it wasn't fun anymore. A bit annoying with good snow conditions and time to finish but an amazing experience nontheless.
Captain Solo - Solo dnf - 01/Mar/14

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Apr/13

22 hours from hotel to campsite. My account is up on my blog: http://ollyrobertsclimbing.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/skye-high-in-cuillins.html
ollyroberts - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/13 with Piers Newton

Over 2 days, 1 nights bivi, 16 1/2hours from ridge end to end. 22hours from hotel to campsite.
piersnewton - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/13 with Olly Roberts

Amazing route, completed the ridge in three days. Mixture of snow types but it was certainly full on winter on the ridge. http://www.masterplan-mountaineering.co.uk/2013/04/winter-traverse-cuillin-ridge/
alastairbegley - 29/Mar/13 with Richard Nicholson

Awesome! Took three days with fantastic weather and good conditions. See Alastair's blog http://www.masterplan-photography.co.uk/2013/04/winter-traverse-cuillin-ridge/
Slick - Solo - 29/Mar/13 with Alastair Begley

Perfect conditions on the Ridge! Mostly firm snow from Sgurr Nan Gillean to Gars Bheinn. Absolutely amazing!
Ken Applegate - 12/Dec/12 with Scott Kirkhope

Hidden - Solo - 12/Dec/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/12

Hidden - 24/May/12

Glen Burrows - 2nd rpt - 24/May/12

cornishbekx - Solo - 22/Jul/11

sgurr nan eagg to bannachdich, only half a ridge done. 9hours
nicjbuk - AltLd - 11/Jun/11 with ross nicol esq

9hrs 4 and half mins.
chapmand - Solo - 30/Apr/11 with Matt Balmer

PAJames - 2011

Guy Wilson - Sent dnf - Dec/10

David Sherratt - Solo - Jun/10

70% of ridge including TD gap, Kings Chimney and Inn Pin
munkeyseemunkeydo - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Moe

Hidden - 25/May/09

kleky - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/08 with MRT

S-N , Garsbheinn to Sgurr na H-Uamha, 2 days Cached water for Bivvi at Sg Derrag
BMrider - Solo - 05/Jun/07

An amazing adventure - probably deserves an alpine grade. We got as far as An Stac when the weather and conditions took a serious turn for the worse.
GPN - Solo dnf - Mar/06 with Sam & Paul

Hidden - Jul/02

Hidden - 1985

AlanLittle - AltLd - 18/Jun/84 with Dave Hall

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Style of ascent

Soloed10 of 26 (38.5%)
Lead1 of 26 (3.8%)
Followed4 of 26 (15.4%)
Bouldered1 of 26 (3.8%)
Alt Leads3 of 26 (11.5%)
Unknown7 of 26 (26.9%)

'Climbed'16 of 26 (61.5%)
clean O/S6 of 26 (23.1%)
clean rpt1 of 26 (3.8%)
dnf3 of 26 (11.5%)