Boomer's Requiem*** V 5
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Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/15

Stoater of a day, solid neve and great ice. Could not believe we were the only two teams in the whole Castle area today. Solo'd first pitch then finished and traversed across left and down Ledge Route.
jaggy bunnet - AltLd - 21/Mar/15

Hollow ice and poor ice screws so backed off. To continue would have effectively been soloing ... One to come back to!
bullwinkle - AltLd dnf - 21/Mar/15 with Bart

picasso - AltLd - 21/Mar/15

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 21/Mar/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Mar/15

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Mar/15

morsy - AltLd - 17/Mar/15 with peter berwick

Pete23 - AltLd - 17/Mar/15 with Stephen Mors

Grate climb, in good condition led crux pitch on right had side
Dougbart - AltLd - 17/Mar/15 with Iain

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Mar/15

nevets1984 - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/15

Great conditions didn't seem too hard
marxk - 14/Mar/15

Paul Figg - AltLd - 14/Mar/15 with Andy Brown

Harry Holmes - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/15

Shroud pouring with water so dropped down into this from 2 pitches up Harrisons.
andyinglis - AltLd O/S - 13/Mar/15 with Uisdean Hawthorn

Uisdean hawthorn - AltLd O/S - 13/Mar/15 with Andy inglis

1st pitch very wet, water running off (Horrible wet Belay). 2nd and 3rd pitch cruddy ice with difficult placements. Route completed despite heavy spin drift. Descended ledge route in deep snow, gale force winds.
andymcronald - 26/Feb/15

A lot of unconsolidated snow around but main ice pitches in great nick. Wasn't too happy with the screws on the crux (climbed left corner) but chewy ice made for first time placements so not too hard. Went right after ice pitches and finished up behind Carn Dearg summit buttress - long day! http://www.mistymountainhop.net/2015/02/west-is-best-classic-ice-on-ben-nevis/
MrRiley - AltLd O/S - 14/Feb/15 with Debbie Lee

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Feb/15

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Feb/15

Lawrie Brand - AltLd O/S - 11/Feb/15 with Mark Stevenson

Day of guiding, and it was brilliant.
Ken Applegate - Lead - 08/Feb/15 with Jason

Good Ice on steep pitch. Not too hard. Neil found a good ice column up to the right too.
arose - AltLd - 07/Feb/15 with Neil Adams, Helen Rennard

abbeywall - AltLd - 06/Feb/15 with SJ, FM

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Feb/15

Stuart the postie - AltLd - 06/Feb/15 with Martin Welch, Stewart Anderson

centurion05 - AltLd O/S - Feb/15 with patch

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Apr/13

Better than Orion Direct,great mountain day!
DPaul - AltLd O/S - 20/Mar/13 with R.Asher

bob johnson - 12/Mar/13 with Mike Pescod, Al Borrett

Great route. Crux was steep water-ice but forgivingly hooked (still a bit pmpy nonetheless). Led p1, 3 (as full-length pitch including crux), 5 etc. Snow plod at top goes on longer than anticipated.
niallk - AltLd O/S - 10/Mar/13 with Drew Connelly

Work
akhughes - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/13

Crux ice pitch was steep and very pumpy! It was fat ice so went right up the middle of it. Went all the way to top out.
Andy Hewison - 2nd - 05/Mar/13 with Pete Jackson, Mark Chadwick

AB1965 - 02/Mar/13

Hidden - Mar/13

NickJH - AltLd O/S - Mar/13 with LiamG

Sam Simpson - AltLd O/S - 24/Feb/13 with Helen Harrison

Mark Grist - AltLd O/S - 24/Feb/13 with Nick Allsop

guy757 - 20/Feb/13

guy757 - AltLd - 19/Feb/13 with Vic

uncontrollable - AltLd O/S - 18/Feb/13 with Max

Steep pumpy crux. Awesome route.
alifin - 2nd - 18/Feb/13 with Mike Pescod, Aidan Roe

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Feb/13

luckyjim - AltLd - 10/Feb/13 with C Hossack, D Helm

Led pitches 1 and 3, giving Euan the crux. Great climb, but crux felt scary, although never that difficult. Windy day!
JasonK - AltLd - 10/Feb/13 with Euan Boyd

Nice route with fairly intimidating crux. Was disappointed that I took the chicken line but that seems to be standard.
shugsan - AltLd O/S - 10/Feb/13 with Jason King

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Feb/13

Hidden - Feb/13

Tom Campbell - Lead O/S - Feb/13

adie84 - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Great route, good lead by Andy on the crux, very steep ice. Carried on to the summit.
Martin Haworth - AltLd O/S - 22/Feb/11 with Andy

I led crux pitch; very steep for grade V and ice only about 6 inches thick in places so worth taking shorter screws. Finished up one of exit gullies in very unconsolidated snow....hard work.
Andrew Sloan - AltLd O/S - 22/Feb/11

PAJames - 2011

Captain Solo - AltLd - 15/Mar/08 with Ewan

backed off due to lack of ice on crux
jimdanson - Lead dnf - 11/Mar/06 with danm

Led first pitch to cave. Crux not in, had to bail.
danm - AltLd - 11/Mar/06 with Jim Danson

luckyjim - AltLd - Apr/05 with A Cameron

Lone Rider - AltLd - 1996

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