Tower Ridge*** D
[just below little tower on a perfect with the ridge to ourselves, 1 kb]600m. No description has been contributed for this climb.

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Photo: just below little tower on a perfect with the ridge to ourselves © Nicholas Barrowclough
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Moved together for most of it.. Pitched the gap.. Took much longer than expected, first proper mountaineering day so learned lots of things on the job
gateaublaster - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/15 with onwardsandupwards

dansimkin - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/15 with Rachael Gosling, Tom Perry

Completely dry rock all the way, even in the cloud at the top :) Pitched trickier bits & moved together in-between.
lisafer - AltLd - 03/Oct/15 with Walter

Kate lead entire route after the Boulder. Took tourist route off top since visibility was poor. Awesome climb
tbmcbrid - DWS O/S - 03/Oct/15 with Kate Lane

Cracking day, 1:30 walk in, 3 hours to do the ridge, good practice at moving together roped up.
glencoebob - AltLd - 02/Oct/15 with markneilly346

Climbed Togethor. Pitched Tower Gap. 3hrs in total Great weather for October Got exam results at top
markneilly346 - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/15 with Benbo

Moved together the whole way, 2hrs
joe.91 - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/15 with Thomas Reid

JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 29/Sep/15 with solo

good route, weather nice, had to give some idiot my food
euanmci - 28/Sep/15

No rope or aid used. Cracking route. Perfect weather conditions. No food.
liamando - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/15 with Paul GUMC, Alex GUMC

Robertgiddy - Lead - 27/Sep/15

Rock was pretty wet down towards the bottom but mostly dried up as we went higher (with the exception of the slimy 'tunnel' under the block. Soloed up to the Great Tower and then moved together for the rest, quickly pitching the Gap. Cracking day out, up for lunch at the summit in under 2.5!
SkylarLobdell - 26/Sep/15 with Joe

Alastair MacSween - Solo rpt - 20/Sep/15

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 10/Sep/15

luckyjim - Lead - 10/Sep/15 with linda

Mostly soloed
Ian Stirrups - 09/Sep/15 with Sue

Andrew Holden - Solo - 07/Sep/15

Ridge to ourselves, great day for first time up the Ben?
Irelando - Lead - 05/Sep/15

What a great route. Douglas boulder start. Easy scrambling all the way. Moved together apart from the gap where we belayed from the boulder. started at 7:20am from the CIC. 5 hours total to the summit inc the Douglas boulder, then descended CMD, CDM and CB aretes to return to the CIC at around 15:30pm. Observatory ridge next I think!
GStone - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/15 with Dan Bennett

A wonderful adventure, even in a cloud.
BusyLizzie - 2nd - 01/Sep/15 with luckyjim

luckyjim - Lead - 01/Sep/15 with Lizzie

Up tower and down ledge route, brilliant day.
Tim Hamlet - Solo - 31/Aug/15

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Aug/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/15

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Aug/15

nice day for it. dry warm and sunny
nicjbuk - Lead - 18/Aug/15 with rab middlemiss

moving together, pitch the tricky bits, loads of nice people around, very busy very hot day! brilliant day out
xusa - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/15 with John jones

Climbed as a 3, Douglas Boulder took 5h, Tower Ridge 5.5h. Found the Eastern traverse 3rd time lucky. Perfect conditions!
Mike Hewitt - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/15

First time on the Ben, and what a corker. Skipped the Douglas Boulder in the interest of saving time. Somehow we managed to wander off route on the tower and ended up climbing past lots of bits of gear. Cracking day out.
fredallingham - Lead - 17/Aug/15 with Jan

Descent after NE buttress
coachmacca - 2nd β - 16/Aug/15 with Fraser Brown

Skipped Douglas Boulder. Moved together as a three except for chimney after Douglas Boulder and Tower Gap. Cloudy all the way.
Danhan - 12/Aug/15 with Ginger Rich, Nick

Hidden - Solo - 07/Aug/15

RebekahD - Solo - 07/Aug/15 with Calum

punj - Solo - 06/Aug/15

Mackinclimb - Solo - 02/Aug/15

petecurt - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/15

Amazing day out, visibility cleared up as we gained the ridge. Was tempted by jumping the gap, maybe next time...
callumwaddell - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/15 with David Lamond

mikewilson789 - Lead - 23/Jul/15

Chrismith - Solo rpt - 15/Jul/15

luckyjim - Solo - 06/Jul/15

Completed this straight after Douglas Boulder. Such a long day and we finished after midnight, topping out in the dark, strong winds and in the clouds for the last two hours. Nice route, most of it was Mod level so I was glad we did Douglas Boulder. We would have done it faster had we not traversed left way too early thinking we were on the eastern traverse when we went. This made things a little more interesting as the section we put ourselves on was VD level. Nice scramble route overall.
fireloveswater - AltLd - 03/Jul/15 with David Boyd, Andrew Toolis

lcullum7 - Solo rpt - 03/Jul/15 with Rowan Chesmer

Mostly solo roped up for the gap
MikeSP - 03/Jul/15

westleas - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/15

with Douglas boulder. Some route finding issues lead to this being an epic day. topped out just after midnight. Treated to an excellent sunset.
dboyd197 - 2nd - 03/Jul/15 with Marcus, Andrew Toolis

andy2lis - AltLd - 03/Jul/15 with Marcus McLernon, David Boyd

Had no previous knowledge of the route (didn't even know the name of it till someone mentioned it at the top haha). From the second I laid eyes on it, I was magnetically drawn to it and knew there was no way I could leave without climbing it. The exposure of some of the sections on this route tested me mentally in many ways. If you decide to scramble it, make sure it's relatively dry out and you have chalk. There will be spots where you'll have 300+ ft drops of exposure and the only thing keeping you alive is solid positioning/holds and friction. Wouldn't recommend if you don't have a head for heights.
iHeartMountains - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/15

Mostly moved together. Mantas in 28 degree heat a poor choice
happymarmot - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/15

Hidden - 20/Jun/15

Tim_Gomersall - Solo - 13/Jun/15

arose - Lead - 12/Jun/15 with Rob Maxted, Justin Russel

jwhereat - AltLd - 11/Jun/15

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 09/May/15

john. e.r - AltLd O/S - 05/Apr/15 with dave smith

From Little Tower onwards after topping out Italian Right-Hand. Mostly moving together. Two parties had done it since previous snow fall so track was there this time (though they seemed to opt for a difficult route!)
morpcat - AltLd - 02/Apr/15 with wilkinscl

Greate trip in the heart of the Ben!Good condition with amazing weather!with Gianpaolo.
Dafer4 - AltLd - 13/Mar/15

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Feb/15

Good conditions on the ridge right now if a bit windy at times
baileyswalk - AltLd O/S - 26/Jan/15 with Jack

Hidden - 2015

Gillieshill - AltLd O/S - 2015

Joel Perkin - 2015

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 03/Dec/14 with James matthews, Ally Hurst

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Nov/14

From Direct Route on Douglas Boulder
jimmatthews - Solo - 30/Nov/14 with Ally Hurst, Sam Simpson

Moved together most of the way except the chimney after Douglas boulder which we pitched. Amazing to do it in November with no snow and a clear day!
Matt Amos - AltLd - 16/Nov/14

BPaske - 2nd - 16/Nov/14 with Matt Amos, Stephen Beard

Hidden - Solo - 15/Nov/14

Hidden - Nov/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/14

Absolutely brilliant day out! Loved it!
keith hal - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Katrina

Hidden - Solo - 21/Sep/14

Mapleleaf - Lead - 21/Sep/14 with Gaven

Epic day out. The gap is very interesting!
BStar - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/14 with Will Dean

Moved together with adam for most of it. Pitched a couple of sections. Awesome day. Followed by Ben summit and CMD
wjcdean - 20/Sep/14 with Adam Bird, Jack Ottaway, Trevers

Moved together/pitched with Jack. Epic day out
Trevers - AltLd - 20/Sep/14 with Jack Ottoway

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Sep/14

Amazing weather, excellent route.
jeottaway - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/14

Hidden - Solo - 18/Sep/14

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Sep/14

JohnBotham - Lead - 14/Sep/14 with Glynn Carter

girlymonkey - Solo - 13/Sep/14 with peter young, Kevin Docherty, Tom Young

yehti - 13/Sep/14 with Kevin Docherty, Susan Young, Peter Young

Great experience in mist with Douglas Boulder, though a lot of route is unexceptional scrambling. Took 2 false Eastern Traverses - not as obvious as guide suggests. Route finding on Boulder also a bit off! Best line direct and a bit hard for to solo for me. Ridge great in descent.
david_n560 - Solo - 12/Sep/14

first route since knackering my leg in April : )
luckyjim - Solo - 11/Sep/14

Alastair MacSween - Solo rpt - 09/Sep/14

pitched section up small tower, and just after Tower gap.
peterjph - AltLd rpt - 09/Sep/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Sep/14

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Sep/14

Phil Lyon - AltLd O/S - 06/Sep/14

First mountain route
M Mathieson - 04/Sep/14 with Robb

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 03/Sep/14

esther - AltLd - Sep/14

muzz44 - Lead O/S - Sep/14 with Ryan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/14

marie_p - 26/Aug/14 with mike

Mountain Gal - Solo - 26/Aug/14

Billy - Solo - 26/Aug/14 with Mountain Gal

Hidden - 24/Aug/14

Great way to summit Ben Nevis. Approach shoes perfect. Impossible to go off route. Just follow the crampon scratches.
ieuanr - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Christine, Seamus

Pero - Solo - 24/Aug/14

Fantastic day out, drove from and back to Edinburgh. Jumped the gap before realising people probably use ropes to do it.
Shea - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Christine, Ieuan

alisonlea75 - 2nd - 24/Aug/14 with Stu

Hidden - Lead - 23/Aug/14

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Aug/14

Very very wet and very low visibility, first time climbing the route and found it pretty hairy under the conditions, can imagine on a clear dry day it's a lovely outing. Glad to have got it done though as been top of my wish list for a long time.
Deezel65 - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/14

ross brinson - 19/Aug/14 with Chris Clifford

4hrs 20mins from Northface carpark to summit to the Ben Nevis Inn
rob87n - Solo rpt - 15/Aug/14

RLimmer - AltLd O/S - Aug/14 with John Limmer

Amazing over tower gap, 1 and half hours bottom to top
Ross.Cooper - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/14 with Patrick Hill

Patrick Hill - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/14 with Ross Cooper

boyson - Solo - 26/Jul/14

SUColdo - 25/Jul/14

Mostly second with a lead higher up, many "pitches" solo or moving together.
samvimes1982 - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/14 with Tim Higgins

bullwinkle - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/14 with Nick

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Jul/14

20+ Degrees C with a clear Summit!
Mike505 - Solo O/S - 22/Jul/14

Little AndyH - 19/Jul/14 with Calum Agnew, Rob Reglinski

Lead the gap, soloed everything else.
Calum3610 - Lead - 19/Jul/14

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 18/Jul/14

Samuel Wainwright - AltLd - 12/Jul/14

A mad dash of fun.
Simon Yearsley - AltLd - 09/Jul/14 with Helen Rennard

Damp and midgy today, but bloody good fun. Saw no one else on route.
Finn Curry - AltLd - 08/Jul/14 with Stephen Halliday

Stephen Halliday - AltLd - 08/Jul/14 with Finn Curry

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/14

Rain, snow (on the ground) and sun, even a chopper resupply of the CIC hut. tres alpine.
shoulders - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14 with dai

Gerlach - 05/Jul/14 with Kelvyn James

Baggie - 01/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo - 29/Jun/14

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Jun/14

sergio46 - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with John McDonald

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Jun/14

joe_lancs - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/14

djdavies - 2nd - 26/Jun/14

sj87 - 26/Jun/14

Completed on the night of the summer solstice! After doing the Douglas Boulder Direct we continued on, enjoying the fantastic easy climbing. Soloed the majority, only pitching a few bits where we got lost thinking we had found the eastern traverse. Highlight has got to be the tunnel - just brilliant! Topped out just before 4.00am - shame the mist was in so we didn't get a view.
Hugh Simons - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Adam Harris

Hidden - Solo rpt - 22/Jun/14

dodfoster - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with esther seddon

SimonN - AltLd - 21/Jun/14

Mostly soloed.
IanMcC - AltLd - 21/Jun/14 with Jimbo

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jun/14

Lisa Stocks - 2nd - 21/Jun/14 with Stuart Coupe

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Jun/14

Hidden - 21/Jun/14

Left the house in FW at 7.15pm, was back at the house for 12am. Superb route which just flows if you know the correct line. I can see it becoming a regular training run..
Nath93 - Solo - 19/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo - 18/Jun/14

malone - Solo - 18/Jun/14 with Andrew Appleby

Alastair MacSween - Solo rpt - 17/Jun/14

After work.
iceicebaby - 17/Jun/14 with Sam Wood

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/14

Pitched 4 times, climbed with Kate
robahalliday - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14 with Kate Bellew

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14

Mostly moved together with a mate still getting his climbing legs. Managed to get a bit lost after being a bit too keen to find the eastern traverse, all came good in the end and an enjoyable added bit of adventure!
Nath93 - Lead - 14/Jun/14

Mackinclimb - Solo - 14/Jun/14

Mostly solo, nearly fell, rope over gap
ruaridhmac - 2nd - 14/Jun/14 with Ally Campbell, Mark Chambers, Adam MacIntosh, Susie Simpson

susannasimpson - Lead - 14/Jun/14 with Ally Campbell, Mark Chambers, Adam Macintosh, Ruaridh

Moved together mostly. Wasn't brave enough to balance along ridge to tower gap, had to stoop for 1st bit.
funkyvin1 - 2nd - 06/Jun/14 with Diccon

in descent
simondunf - Solo - Jun/14

andy dunn - AltLd - 24/May/14 with J

Blurgy319 - Lead rpt - 24/May/14 with Arran Glencross, Lee Wales

Gav Parker - 2nd - 19/May/14

GlennWatson - Solo - 02/May/14

sarahjk - AltLd - May/14

Hidden - May/14

KennyGeoghegan - Lead - 01/Mar/14

lost.arrow - AltLd - 18/Feb/14 with Stu Sherwood

Good settled weather on this sunday, lots of snow about, got bottlenecked but had good company and maxed out all drops of daylight. Excellent day.
Tilt - 2nd - Feb/14 with Ben Pearce

Loads of fresh snow, but had consolidated nicely the previous night. Put the track in, hopefully others will find it helpful! Scottish Winter III/3
Richard Thombs - 2nd O/S - 09/Jan/14 with Mark Walker

Hidden - 2014

chapmand - 2014

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - 2014

crustypunkuk - 2014

Allanfairfechan - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2014

newtonmore - 2014

nj.harris - 2014

Hidden - 2014

James Thacker - 2014

First route of such a scale on the Ben, a great mountaineering route ! Cold wind which meant nippy fingers for a lot of the day, cloud was well established up top and the rock pretty rimed from Tower gap up. Pitched tower gap as it was a bit glazed. Will be back after winter for a proper solo, not what i'd call comparable to the big scrambles on Skye.
Nath93 - Solo O/S - 16/Oct/13

Linked up with doing down the CMD
mzchambers - Solo β - 13/Oct/13

Jenny Hall - Solo O/S - 13/Oct/13 with Louis

Louis Hume - Lead - 13/Oct/13 with Jenny

Jenny Hall - Solo - 13/Oct/13 with Louis

jesss - 12/Oct/13 with chris147

Scouting it out for winter...
mattking_109 - Solo - 12/Oct/13 with Iona, Lizzie, Joe W

A decent amount of ice for the time of year on most surfaces and a small amount of snow on the top half of the route made for interesting scrambling in summer kit. Still counting as a summer ascent.
Cameron94 - Solo - 10/Oct/13

Chrismith - Solo - 05/Oct/13 with Shane

luckyjim - Solo - 29/Sep/13

long day, only 3 h on ridge (usually moving together) but 12h round trip inc douglas boulder
GOS - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/13 with John Holterman, Michael Gibson

Combined with CMD arÍte, long day out.
Malpractise - Lead - 28/Sep/13 with Ray Peace

In B3s (maybe not the best choice considering the walk-out) Rock was a bit damp in places and climbed the whole route shrouded in cloud so not much to see. First time on The Ben...great day out!
MikeLell - Solo O/S - 10/Sep/13

Hidden - 09/Sep/13

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 09/Sep/13

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Sep/13

Dougbart - 06/Sep/13 with Iain

jamesgr87 - AltLd O/S - Sep/13

James Douglas - 2nd O/S - Sep/13 with Dad

Hidden - Solo - 28/Aug/13

lennym - 26/Aug/13

With Tony Heap. Beautiful clear day. Down by CMD
ankyo - Lead - 25/Aug/13

Mearnser - 2nd - 23/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/13

6 hrs from car park to summit
Jelly Mould Surfer - 10/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/13

New variation eastern traverse was exciting. Managed to back track and get back on proper line. James coped very well considering he is only 12.
Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 05/Aug/13 with James Douglas

Wet rock on lower sections.
captain_reindeer - Solo - 04/Aug/13

TwoChimes - AltLd O/S - 04/Aug/13 with Jim, Davy B

will moy - Lead - Aug/13 with sophie

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/13

Moved together for mostof the route and pitched the more difficult sections. Our first route of this scale on our own :-).
nblackbeard - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/13 with Gemma Foster

A tad wet!!
luckyjim - AltLd - 28/Jul/13 with D Helm

R0bbie - Lead - 27/Jul/13 with Angelo, Jock

only roped up for a few bits. amazing day out, cloudless skies and amazing exposure
Gabe Oliver - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/13

Jörmungandr - AltLd - 21/Jul/13 with Jamie Bomber

in descent
punj - Solo - 19/Jul/13

Hidden - Solo - 18/Jul/13

in descent
Dougbart - 14/Jul/13 with Rob

Decended as one of five classic ridges in a day.
machars - 13/Jul/13 with Bjorn Verduijn

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Jul/13

Hidden - 13/Jul/13

Great conditions, Holden lead, 4 hours with 2 of stops
dapperdan - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/13

Roped for the gap
danieleaston - 12/Jul/13 with Mark

Very Fun
Michael Haywood - AltLd - 11/Jul/13 with Damon Rodwell

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Jul/13

hedgehog_john - AltLd - 08/Jul/13 with dave wild

mikelaing - Lead - Jul/13 with Trevor Rowan

Paul Collins - Jul/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/13

Night time ascent on the summer solstice
mzchambers - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/13

luckyjim - Solo - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/13

In descent
punj - Solo - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - Solo - 08/Jun/13

le t - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/13

Great Conditioneds, Tower gap a cheeky step. Great Fun
RUDIN.J.D.H - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Beth Woodly, Mike Mason

Thought this route was great and spectacular views! Didn't enjoy the descent as much.
Bethwoodley - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Mike Mason, Joe Rudin

lcullum7 - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Rosie Robson, Simon Smith

r.robson - 05/Jun/13 with Luke Cullum, Simon Smith

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/13

mikemartin - Solo - 04/Jun/13

JamesMortimer4 - 02/Jun/13 with clemmie Mitchell, Tim Miller

Very wet and some what spicy due to the rain. Crux was definitely the little tower as it was so wet; a fine lead from Gaz "good to go" Evans. Cleared up as we reached the Great Tower, from then on it was fantastic.
aldo56 - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/13 with gsevan

Only on the Ben can you witness all four seasons on one route.. Some pretty interesting climbing in the wet but a great day out nonetheless
gsevans - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with aldo56

sam0000 - Solo O/S - Jun/13

ClemmieMitchell - 2nd - Jun/13

Bob.allan - AltLd - 30/May/13 with Jason Mitchell

Started up South West Gully Ridge to take in Douglas Boulder first.
Ice Spider - AltLd - 30/May/13 with Bob Allan

Andrew will wilson - Lead - 03/Mar/13

winter hill1 - AltLd - Mar/13

GlennWatson - Solo - 22/Feb/13

Avinash Aujayeb - 2nd O/S - 18/Feb/13

clarky_two - 2013

Hidden - 2013

westong - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2013

TheAndyBarker - 2013

Timothy Miller - Lead O/S - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Horrendous conditions
Paterson12 - 2013

Paterson12 - 2nd - 2013

andybirtwistle - 2013

Jacks20 - Solo - 2013 with various

Tony Kartawick - 2013

Andrew Holden - Lead - 2013

Andrew Holden - Solo - 2013

Hidden - 2013

good quick asent lots os snow
mark12345 - 2nd - 14/Dec/12

stev1e.wilso - 26/Oct/12

Great fun, snow from below the Little Tower. Fantastic route.
Finn Curry - 2nd - 12/Oct/12 with Guy Stevens

Greasy, rainy, cloudy, then sunny for the gap for max exposure! Good view fro the top though :)
Kellz - 2nd - 05/Oct/12

Hugh Macgregor - 2nd - 29/Sep/12 with Steve Mullan, Stewart Whiting

Descent, snow down to the gap, wind picking up.
Captain Solo - Solo rpt - 23/Sep/12

Robertgiddy - Lead - 16/Sep/12

Nice climbing despite rain and snow! Moved together pitching a couple of bits.
Katherine Ross - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/12 with Chris Stafford

Spectacular route, lots of good ridge scrambling interspersed with many points of interest. Pitched only a few of the more serious parts.
stafford101 - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/12 with Katherine

Moved together in 2.5hrs. Marvellous, though a bit underwhelming after all the hype.
Ly-Cilph - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Benni V

Roberttaylor - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/12

tim newton - Lead rpt - 02/Sep/12 with betty grohmannova, marie brichova

Climbed as a three, stunning cloud free day. absolutly amazing route.
rnotman67 - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/12 with Mark Watson, Adam Bouglas

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Aug/12

abbeywall - Solo - 26/Aug/12

Fantastic mountaineering day out...great fun.
Simnel - AltLd O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Rog, Mark, Tim, crazyscotsman55

Bit of a let down after all of the hype.
Jones_88 - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/12

dakidunn - AltLd - 26/Aug/12 with Roger

martinh13 - Solo - 26/Aug/12

Brendan - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/12 with Paul

Hidden - 19/Aug/12

Hidden - 19/Aug/12

Ian Hinkins - Lead - 11/Aug/12 with Cath

Alastair MacSween - Solo rpt - 11/Aug/12 with Graham Hunter

Davy B - AltLd - 05/Aug/12

Goose4 - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/12 with Dave Couling, Tim Hunt

mountainpunk - 03/Aug/12 with Tommy

tommylongfellow - AltLd - 03/Aug/12 with mountainpunk

Hidden - 03/Aug/12

richi3d10 - Lead O/S - Aug/12

dkd - Lead O/S - Aug/12 with Al

direct route via douglas boulder
Ray Sparks - 2nd - 26/Jul/12 with alan h

mataius - AltLd - 25/Jul/12

Hidden - 21/Jul/12

Dan_Staff - 21/Jul/12 with Caity Rice, Simon Hall, Alistair Everett

caity - 21/Jul/12 with Alistair Everett, Simon Hall, Dan Staff

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Jul/12

robahalliday - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/12

what an incredible day, and an incredible route. Soloing it in the rain made for quite an exciting day out!
jimhall - Solo O/S - 01/Jul/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Jul/12

jimontherocks - Lead - Jul/12 with David Barclay, Graeme

Rope out for 3 short pitches (entry chimney, slanty ledge, the gap) we did rest solo. Rain closed in on us for The Great Tower onwards. Great to be out with the girls :)
BelleVedere - 26/Jun/12 with Susie Hill, Cath O'Shea

Soloed except for Tower Gap. Nobody climbing anywhere on N Face despite superb weather and bone dry rock!
Iain Thow - Lead - 26/Jun/12 with Nate Webb

Jack Loftus - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Nick

D_Wills - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/12

luckyjim - Solo - 14/Jun/12

Sally Hudson - Lead - 14/Jun/12 with Kate Woolley

kb273 - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/12

Liam Ingram - Solo rpt - 12/Jun/12 with Catrin Nichols, Tom E, Morgan Trigg

The Big Sender - Solo rpt - 12/Jun/12 with catrin, liam ingram, morgan trigg

Triggalicious - Solo - 12/Jun/12 with Tom E, Liam Ingram

Roped up for the gap.
catrin289 - Solo - 12/Jun/12 with Tom Eadington, Morgan Trigg, Liam Ingram

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/12

dkd - AltLd - 08/Jun/12 with karly54

Beauty of a ridge and a brilliant route. Nice Mod scrambling and lots of exposure around Tower Gap. We had great conditions and managed without a guidebook.
bigredsquirrel - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Oliver Jarvis

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/12

lisagrant - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with terry ralphs, Ben Grant

Part of the Mammut 150 peaks tour, cracking day out.
benghull - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Terry Ralphs, Lisa Grant

Pete Rigby - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Jack Palmer, Joe Rigby, Kelli Roberts

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/12

Adam Coles - Solo - 02/Jun/12 with hilty

Hidden - 02/Jun/12

Hidden - 02/Jun/12

Sam Warby - AltLd - 01/Jun/12

allyrocke - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/12 with Clement Hutin

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/12

Rickrick - Jun/12

No sunglasses
Owain - 27/May/12 with David Jack, Paul Reilly

Great route and the weather was brilliant
davidrj1 - 27/May/12 with Paul Riley

OwenF - AltLd - 26/May/12 with James Franklin

Not quite an O/S as I've done it in winter but its quite different. We finished Torro at 4pm and thought this would be a good double, an hour later we were on the summit, shirts off enjoying the sunshine! Bone dry all the way and quite fun, airy and juggy climbing if you stick to the crest all the way, except for Eastern Traverse. Thought about jumping the gap but was a bit breezy....great day out....
Chad123 - Solo O/S - 26/May/12 with Rik, Viv

alpine style. see blog:
franksnb - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12 with owen

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/12

moved together
somethingelse - Solo - May/12 with Jack, Kelli Roberts, Pete Rigby

Great day out, first climb of its type for myself so took longer than more experienced climbers! pooped a little at the tower gap! Topped out into bluebird skies!
stufish - AltLd - 28/Apr/12 with Rusty

Nice route to warm up for a further few days of Ben Nevis routes
Nevis_Ben - AltLd rpt - 02/Apr/12 with Olly Giles

mark88 - 31/Mar/12 with Paul Millen

nickcj - Lead - 27/Mar/12

Dan0Me - AltLd O/S - 27/Mar/12 with Josh C

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Mar/12

Only needed crampons for the Eastern Traverse and final exit gully. Stunning day out!
Ken Applegate - Lead - 22/Mar/12 with Phil, John

Rickwillemse - Lead - 09/Mar/12

Hidden - Solo dnf - Mar/12

Winter conditions
jonbwoy - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/12

Awesome day out. Weather was superb! Thought the climb out of the eastern traverse was a wee bit Spicy and really enjoyed the Gap. Another quality day on the Ben and Andy + Kenny ended up involved in a rescue. Everyone was ok, and they got a lift off the hill in the helicopter - beats walking.
010paw - 2nd O/S - 13/Jan/12 with Guy Stephens, calum mcphee, Andy watt, Kenny grant

kelliroberts3 - 2nd - 2012 with Peter Rigby

beardy mike - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

matt perks - 2012

TheAndyBarker - 2012

TheAndyBarker - 2012

butteredfrog - 2012

Ian JL - 2012

pasbury - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

matt perks - 2012

baileyswalk - 2012

goadventure1 - 2012

captain dringo - 2012

Patzl - 2012

Patzl - 2012

Narked4fun - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

DGY - 2012

m dunn - 2012

ridgeking92 - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 2012

adam06 - AltLd - 2012 with Wyn Jones

Steven Carter - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - 05/Nov/11

Roped for TD Gap.
Lamb - Solo β - 05/Nov/11 with Strathaven Crew

Great climb, although absolutely soaking, route was mostly a waterfall! Descended No.4 gully.
Chris Ellyatt - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/11 with STAUMC

Tim Rodgers - Lead - 01/Oct/11 with Kerry Gutteridge

Adamski1986 - Lead - 01/Oct/11 with Eamon Hanlon

EamonH - 2nd - 01/Oct/11 with adam gregg

Hidden - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/11

Hidden - AltLd - 31/Aug/11

Wet, damp rock, took us a long time. Traversed under the great tower from the Eastern Traverse and re-joined the ridge by the gap. Rock quality generally not as good as we would have expected. A long day made longer by carrying some 70 year old down the last stretch of the tourist path in the dark as his legs had gone!
bowls - 2nd - 31/Aug/11

We moved together because it was raining and we were wearing trainers rather than big boots, having walking in intending to do Centurion. A really cool climb.
libby.southgate - 30/Aug/11 with Emily Roo, Venla Kantola

karlb - 2nd - 29/Aug/11

HIGHTOWER - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/11 with Luke Watts, Dave Gleave

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Aug/11

Fie - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/11 with Paul

Mark Collins - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/11

Roch - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/11 with Fie

folksi - 15/Aug/11

scallan022 - Solo O/S - 13/Aug/11 with scottie390

not sure about the date, weather was perfect. tried to flank left too early looking for the chimney, several paths lead to the left where others have made the same mistake. Stay on the ridge as long as possible the chimney is clearly visible from the ridge.
icklejason - Solo - 10/Aug/11

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Aug/11

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Aug/11

in descent which was really nice. gravity assisted. must reverse routes more often for this reason. east gully out of dougles gap is to be avoided as pretty manky experience. better to scramble out to the right before making the descent into d gap perhaps.
glenngordon - Solo - 06/Aug/11 with bomber harris

Andeey - 06/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo - 06/Aug/11

aldo c - 2nd - 03/Aug/11

bedsforsleepypeople - 03/Aug/11 with Ben Davenport

Wesley Orvis - AltLd - 03/Aug/11

Hidden - Aug/11

ZedhallZ - Aug/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Jul/11

Soloed all but Tower Gap where we used the in-situ ab rope (now that the top block to step onto has gone). Wet and windy but great route and no-one else on it!
Leelogs - Solo O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Sarah Clough, SCC

benbers - 30/Jul/11 with Iain Tomb

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/11

Scrambled after climbing the Douglas Boulder.
olekemi - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Andrew T, Jamie L

Loughan - 29/Jul/11

chrisgaynon69 - AltLd β - 29/Jul/11 with Darren Jones

Dustin - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/11 with Aggie

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 26/Jul/11

Climbed the boulder to start - worth it. Classic Rock - airiest bit is after the eastern traverse. Saw two Eurofighters come up from below to graze the CMD arete. Coooool...
Jeremy Wilton - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Mark Bathe

Hidden - Solo - 25/Jul/11

magnificant sunny day
Stephi - Solo - 24/Jul/11

Pitched 1st chimney & Tower gap. Finished off over Carn Mor Dearg.
Mike-W-99 - 24/Jul/11 with Fiona

A glorious day for a brilliant route. Pitched the chimney above the Douglas Gap and the Tower Gap, soloed the rest.
Fiona Reid - AltLd - 24/Jul/11 with Mike

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/11

Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Ruairidh Wadsworth, Phillip Wadsworth

Alor_lab - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Deborah Killen, David J. Barratt, Stephen Barrass, Justina

Soloed first pitches, then seconded.
island_explorer - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/11

Great mountaineering route, pitched to get onto the ridge, at the little tower, and the great tower and tower gap.
fall-line - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with dad, Karolina Mysiak

Patrick803 - Lead - Jul/11 with Fraz

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/11

Fantastic, did start from Scrambles in Lochaber, which was the hardest bit!
rambler_gary - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/11 with Jamie

Jamie Buxton - AltLd - 28/Jun/11 with Gary Mirams

nich0las - 27/Jun/11 with Don, Brendan

nicjbuk - AltLd - 27/Jun/11 with ross nicol esq

Daniel Sutherland - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/11 with Liam

Pitched chimney out of douglas gap and pitched in and out of tower gap, moved together on the rest. Awesome route!!
Liam Martin - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/11 with Daniel Sutherland

JamesRoddie - Solo - 23/Jun/11

burto - Solo O/S - 23/Jun/11 with hertha

Hertha - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/11 with Burto

mark12345 - AltLd - 21/Jun/11 with jez

mikemartin - Solo - 20/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/11

auld al - AltLd - 14/Jun/11

cat22 - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/11 with Mike

Soloed or moved together
Elsier - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Katy V, Amy

Brilliant mountain day with the lads, so glad I got the chance to do this before i left Scotland! Lost my cool a bit when my mate chucked a snowball at me while i was over a nicely terminal fall. All good fun.
MarkRoe - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Tom Kirby, Remy Bertlin, Ryan McGlen, Smithy

mksmith35 - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/11

Fantastic mountain day! First time up Ben Nevis. Pleased to survive the experience!
mcglenr25 - Solo - 11/Jun/11 with Tom Kirby, Remy Bertlin, Mike Smith, Mark Roe

rem12112122 - Solo - 11/Jun/11

Easier than I was expecting, being mostly a scramble.
alexanderpatton - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11 with Alex Kidgell

Pete23 - Lead - Jun/11 with Graham Cumming

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/May/11

A great Spring day - wet snow at the base eventually turning to deep powder further up. Intermittent blue skies and blizzards! Consequently roped whole route and belayed the Gap.
Toronto - 2nd O/S - 31/May/11

Light snow in the valley turned to heavy deep snow about half way up, but a light wind made for an awesome day. Moved together most of the way but pitched the gap.
Toronto - 2nd O/S - 30/May/11 with Nadir Khan

Was shocked to find continuous snow cover all the way from Douglas gap. About a foot deep in places. Certainly not winter nick though as it was quite slushy and no Ice at all. Very time consuming wiping away the snow off all the hand holds and footholds but only slightly slippier than normal wet conditions. Had to melt the snow off some of the handholds using my fingers which resulted in lots of hot aches. Well done to the girls for talking me in to taking them up. Great day!!!!
Conan - Lead - 14/May/11 with Clare A

Scary! Would like to do this again sometime with no snow. Thanks to Conan and Claire for looking after me!
ceaddiso - 14/May/11 with Claire Sephton, Conan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/11

nick ferro - Lead - 27/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11

Hidden - 27/Apr/11

With John and Cleggy. Crap weather, no viz. Massive rockfall in adjacent gully (observatory?) rumblings continued for ~40 seconds. Scary.
Roch - 24/Apr/11 with MRT

The rock was damp so made the route interesting. My second ascent of the ridge (Done it in winter) and made the mistake of heading left on what I thought was the Eastern traverse too early! A common mistake I have been told. Climb up along the ridge until you reach a steep wall where you can't go any further, the Eastern traverse starts there. Couldn't see anything all day again! Oh well.
Byakkonick - AltLd - 23/Apr/11

shrouded in mist for the whole climb. short-roped with 2 pitches lead climbing under slippery conditions. eastern traverse (still under snow) and upper snow slopes were a bit dicy in approach shoes(should have at least brought an axe). at least 3 sizable avalanches and rockfalls in the surrounding gullies... shame we couldn't see them.
Adam N - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Pam

Alan led everything apart from the short horizontal section from the top of the Great Tower until Tower Gap. Sunny weather and no snow below the Eastern Traverse, but lots of loose rock and the sound of falling ice every few minutes made for a spooky experience.
ladislav - AltLd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Alan

Moved together
Pete Rigby - Apr/11 with Jim Tan

A brilliant climb. My first on the Ben after attempting to climb twice previously. Perfect conditions - blue skies, tip top ice and no one else on the route - can't get much better.
Claire Molloy - 2nd - 05/Mar/11 with Adele Pennington

Winter/spring conditions, done the ground in winter.
beds74 - AltLd - 05/Mar/11 with Jon Peffer

Hidden - 2nd - Jan/11

Wet snow at the start eventually becoming more powdery at the top. A beautiful Spring day in Scotland with intermittent sun, cloud, blue skies and blizzards!
Toronto - 2nd O/S - 2011

Wanderer100 - AltLd O/S - 2011 with Chas

Hidden - 2011

R2D2 - 2011

walts4 - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

WilliamBurnside - 2011

andrew75 - AltLd - 2011

freudy_love - Lead O/S - 2011

bsmedz - 2011

Ben C - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Superb Day
ash longreach - 2011

2010_graham - 2nd O/S - 2011 with Wendell M

ruairidhwad - 2011 with Calum Wadsworth

Tom Livingstone - Solo O/S - Dec/10 with sam radcliffe

Tdavy01 - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10

mountainstar - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Keith Harper

Rickrick - 16/Oct/10

danJBA - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/10

Hidden - 10/Oct/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Oct/10

Laura Hamlet - Solo O/S - 09/Oct/10 with Chris W, Axel, Sven

no snow, great scramble,
jimmac - Solo - 08/Oct/10 with john percy

Solo plus 2 pitches on the ridge, did boulder first with about 6 pitches and the abseil into the gap. Great day.
Andy Hewison - Solo - Oct/10 with Steve T

perferct weather, stunning day
Steven Andrews - Solo - 26/Sep/10 with Rich Garside

We roped up for the Gap as there was a little snow on the far side. Top section beyond the gap should have been easy but some snow and ice made it quite exciting.
Paul Keenan - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with John Watson

mikemartin - Solo - 17/Sep/10

Fantastic day out, not as hard as I thought it would be. Soloed all the way except for the gap where we roped up
skirton - Solo - 10/Sep/10 with Sarah Collins

Amazing, weather cleared as we reached the Great Tower so we topped oit in clear sunny skies! Pretty windy at times tho.
lewk_c - Solo - 08/Sep/10 with Chris Williams, Jack Lewin, Nick Lyons

Jack_Lewin - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/10 with Chris Williams, Nick Lyons, lewk_c

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Sep/10

Soloed all but Tower Gap. The wind meant on all fours at times from the top of the Great Tower.
Moonstone Hippy - Solo - 05/Sep/10 with Graham, Phil

Stuzz - AltLd - 05/Sep/10 with Phil, Geoff

richiegarside - Solo - Sep/10 with steven Andrews

Hidden - Sep/10

scatface - Solo rpt - 26/Aug/10 with Mike Scott, connor

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/10

tallthinmonkey - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/10 with Ben Wallace

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Aug/10

Col Kingshott - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/10

robertmichaeladams - 22/Aug/10 with Andi, Leisha, Jim

Gazlynn - 21/Aug/10

Gale force winds blasting through tower gap made it a bit more interesting. Sub 3 hours car to car.
mikemartin - Solo - 20/Aug/10

Danny Crump - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/10 with Sarah Pentelow

LiL Saz - 2nd - 16/Aug/10 with Danny Crump

Amazing weather, just rattled up it and didn't bother with a rope. Came down over CMD
AndyBryce - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Andy Nicol

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/10

Lead the gap. Soloed the rest. Awesome route ****
Liam Ingram - Solo O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Jack B, Tom B, Holly Spice

Roped up only for The Gap. A fantastic way up The Ben!
holly138 - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Jack B, Tom B, Liam Ingram

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/10

Moving together Alpine style.
TomPollock - Solo rpt - 14/Aug/10 with Andrew Dunlop

In descent.
mikemartin - Solo - 13/Aug/10

Roped up for the gap
djbeaumont - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Trace

karinh - 07/Aug/10 with Martin

steveg - 2nd - 07/Aug/10

mulletcocktail2000 - Solo rpt - 01/Aug/10 with brad, amiliea and dr. hungr

Unfortunately very rainy with little to no visibility. Short roped everything after the first chimney but it wasn't necessary until the gap. Excellent.
bnewman - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/10 with Clara, mulletcocktail2000, Amelia

tjmillen - Lead - Aug/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Jul/10

Good wet weather route though really wish the clouds weren't in
Stewart B - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/10

With guide
Turin - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/10

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Jul/10

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Jul/10

emiln - 30/Jun/10 with scott

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/10

Brilliant. Its easily one of the best ways to climb the Ben. Wasn't sure where the eastern traverse was but when you get to the point when you cant climb the tower anymore its the only obvious option. Tower gap was fantastically exposed and nicer to hop across instead of abbing to the bottom. Climbed in boots, roped together.
disturbed_one51 - Lead - 21/Jun/10 with Max Richardson

Ivan Muckle - Lead - 20/Jun/10

took little tower direct, great exposure. Pitched great tower and tower gap. Simply awesome climbing!!
MrRiley - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Debbie Lee

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/10

JRae - 19/Jun/10 with Ben S

Only climber on Tower Ridge and perfect weather. Started at the North Face Car Park, climbed Tower Ridge, Descended Ledge Route, climbed Castle Ridge, then descended the South Side and followed the path that skirts back to the CIC hut.
Big Lee - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/10

Fab trundle up TR in sunshine. Dry rock, Tower Gap fine. I had the whole ridge to myself. Took loads of photos. I topped out and found summit crowded with 3-Peaks parties. Descended over CDM arete. Perfect day.
BMrider - Solo - 18/Jun/10

Moved quite fast, N face car park to summit in just under 4 hours.
JamesRoddie - Solo - 15/Jun/10

Slightly overcast - into cloud on the first tower. Lovely climb - superb scrambling at first with no major difficulties on the climbs. Interesting stretch off the boulder down into the gap. Nice airy ridge topping out into Piccadilly Circus.
TerribleToll - 2nd β - 12/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/10

Hidden - 12/Jun/10

amy - 12/Jun/10 with Dave Farnell

Jim Malo - AltLd - 10/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/10

Jonny M - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/10 with Adrian Dobson

Pretty good conditions - quite misty at the gap but good views throughout the climb. Descended Ledge Route.
bigmeister - 2nd - 09/Jun/10 with Andy Ravenhill

SAF - 08/Jun/10 with ken applegate

Scrambling day with Sarah
Ken Applegate - Lead - 08/Jun/10 with Sarah Finney

Hidden - 08/Jun/10

mikemartin - Solo - 05/Jun/10

Graham Westbrook - Lead O/S - Jun/10

mjackson - Jun/10

reinschgm - Solo - Jun/10 with Martyn, Jill

mattking_109 - AltLd - Jun/10

Bare rock most of the way. Crampons on just before the big tower, off after the traverse and on again after the gap. Stunning route and perfect weather.
TomPollock - AltLd O/S - 08/May/10 with Pat Cook

A real step up from Dorsal! Much more exposure and some far more technical moves. A real sense of achievement crossing Tower Gap when the viz closed right in. A super day full of spin drifts, views and new levels of AARRRGGGGHHHH!!
BengineMan - 2nd - 28/Mar/10

full winter conditions
KerryClimbing - Lead - 02/Mar/10

sacdenouilles - Lead - 22/Feb/10 with D Pemble

Richie Rich - 2nd O/S - Feb/10 with Nick M, Pete Colley

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - AltLd - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - AltLd - 2010

R2D2 - 2010

Johann - 2010

Johann - Lead O/S - 2010 with Sarah Lewis

J1PEF - 2010

hikerman - 2010

jsrous - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Pete L

Hidden - 17/Oct/09

moved together
PeteLoveless - 17/Oct/09 with jon

johannes - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09

Nille - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09 with johannes

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 04/Oct/09

tim newton - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/09 with dave hosack

Climbed with Terry OC, started at 1130, in OK conditions to start with and worsening all the time, to top out at 1900 (!) in 40 mph winds & freezing rain. Exhausting and slightly harrowing in those conditions, but pleased to have done it.
chrisrogers - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Terry O'Connell

Found lower variation of Eastern Traverse that Simon managed to rescue us from by ascending a steep and dirty groove. Not recommended.
toasted - AltLd - 20/Sep/09 with John Rye, Paul Greenhow, Simon Whitehead

Done as a 'summer climb' at a sweltering 4C!! Went low on the Eastern traverse & climbed a filthy, slippery, finger numbing "Whitehead's crack" to get back en-route. A really great mountain adventure.
jmr - AltLd - 20/Sep/09 with Simon Whitehead, Al Watson, Paul Greenhow

roped up to pass the gap
tomboyle - Solo O/S - 19/Sep/09 with horsi

Hidden - Solo - 18/Sep/09

Moved together mostly except moderate pitch at start (unnecessary) and tower gap.
stephenmckenzie - AltLd O/S - 16/Sep/09 with Mike Cross

great day - fantastic weather and the gap was def. the highlight. Left summit at 6pm and at 8.30 encountered injured walkers just below 1st aluminium bridge. Tried to help them down but they physically couldn't stand. Called mountain rescue at 9.30 who were there by 10.40 and stretchered them off. Great job. Back to camp site at 11.30! long day but awesome!
nickhoward - Lead - 14/Sep/09 with Laura

Up very very early for Long Climb, but too wet after night rain for our abilities: this was a lovely consolation. Moved together for most of it.
jimorothy - 2nd - 13/Sep/09 with Rachel Crolla

What a lovelly day. Rate sunny.Moved together to top out at what must be one of the greatest views in the world,apart from kylie bending over.
cooper leek - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/09 with donk

brilliant weather.superb climb.
donkster - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/09 with ben

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 12/Sep/09

A perfect day,warm,sunny,no wind.Reached the foot of ridge at 9am,lost an hour looking for route into Douglas Gap! Cloud inversion at top of Great Tower.Roped up for Tower Gap (lead) Topped out at 1-30pm. Cloud inversion round Carn Mor Dearg Arete looked so inviting we did that and Carn Mor Dearg as well! Well knackered by the time we got down. A fantastic day!
Fiskavaig - Solo - 11/Sep/09 with Paul R

simonw1 - Solo O/S - Sep/09 with Allan Watson

Hidden - Solo - Sep/09

Hidden - 24/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/09

In the rain. Moved together and soloed most of it. Pitched steeper wet sections and tower gap.
climberuk - 08/Aug/09 with Novice and Willie

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - Aug/09

Climbed with Jeanie, Lewis & Euan.
Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd - 18/Jul/09 with Jeanie

little more difficult in rain and mist
unbezonking - Solo O/S - 18/Jul/09 with johnno and alex

brilliant. very rainy and windy - had hopes of something else but not disappointed with this at all! moved together over much of it, missed the douglas gap by accident
tomdude - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/09 with eike

well good fun, wet weather option
robertmichaeladams - 18/Jul/09

First time on the Ben and had no guidebook (long story), so about as 'on sight' as they come! Good fun.
Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/09 with -

After doing torro
Dangerous Dave - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Wild Beast

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Jul/09

Got lost and traversed before the Eastern traverse. After some fun climbing found our way back on route :-)
bigbobbyking - AltLd - 11/Jul/09 with jacob davies

Deako - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/09 with Peter Greening

jamiefoxen - AltLd O/S - Jul/09

Hidden - 30/Jun/09

Another superb day on Ben Nevis. Camped previous night near cic hut, got up nice and early to give plenty of time to enjoy route. Very busy on summit with walkers. Headed back down tourist path.
Malcolm Auchie - Solo - 30/Jun/09 with Adele Martin

MonkeyDawson - 27/Jun/09 with Scotty G

Moved together, and soloed the chimney at the start. We spent two hours looking for the Douglas gap in the mist, even going up to the base of the Tower Scoop!
BUZZ1984 - 2nd - 27/Jun/09 with Stephen

Guided Tower Ridge with Linda and Anna, fantastic day out!
Ken Applegate - Lead - 21/Jun/09 with Linda, Anna Gregory

Awesome day out. Pretty miserable weather but topped out to blue skies! Descent via CMD arete.
clairepoppett - AltLd O/S - 21/Jun/09 with Marcus

Hidden - 20/Jun/09

+ Stokesy
nukebat - Lead rpt - 20/Jun/09 with Nathan

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jun/09

Lamb - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Strathaven Crew

wildbill - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Faith Cook

gregoldridge - Solo - 13/Jun/09 with Andy

roped up to lead across the gap
ferdia - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/09 with Eddy

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/09

Brilliant route, stunning sunset from summit.
Stuzz - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/09 with Gerry, Ali and 3 of the guys from OB

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jun/09

prycey - Lead - 06/Jun/09

Got the rope out for the step down into Tower Gap, otherwise a lovely easy solo. A great route and a great way to spend my 23rd birthday!
Only a hill - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/09 with Isi Oakley

isi_o - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/09 with Alex Roddie

scatface - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/09 with pepette

ig248 - AltLd - Jun/09

Jeniinej - 2nd - Jun/09

Pete23 - 2nd - Jun/09

jack robinson - 2nd O/S - Jun/09

cmars89 - Solo - Jun/09 with Jake rowarth, Sam duckworth

hot hot hot. Pitched the climb out of Douglas Gap and then the eastern traverse to the end. got held up at the eastern traverse but was kept entertained by the guys skiing down obseratory gully. Some snow at the end so took the opportunity to use the axe I'd lugged up. passable without the axe tho :-) 3hrs from base of douglas boulder to the eastern traverse.
halfaseesaw - Lead - 31/May/09 with absolutebeginner

Warren Earle - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Nev and Nick

punj - Solo - 31/May/09 with john meechan

absolutebeginner - 2nd - 31/May/09 with halfaseesaw

Sankey - 30/May/09 with Rob

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/May/09

Upper half snowbound. Could not have done without winter kit, but not full winter conditions. V. Alpine in style.
nukebat - AltLd O/S - 13/May/09 with Colin

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Apr/09

jaggy bunnet - 21/Mar/09

JonHarvey - AltLd O/S - 23/Feb/09 with Jay Jackson

Stunning day, guided by Alan Kimber. Fantastic route.
Andynsloan - 2nd O/S - 11/Feb/09 with Nick Williams

springaren - AltLd - 2009 with Mikko, Peter

MarkDavies36 - Solo O/S - 2009

wilkie14c - 2009 with Mark Wilson

rossn - 2009

cpforbes - 2009

VPJB - 2009

Emz - 2009

Was very wet, windy and a bit of hail to
mark v - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/08 with Adam Hughes

Simon Hodgson - 22/Sep/08 with Chris Johnson

david0811 - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Tom Dunstan

Hidden - Solo rpt - 13/Sep/08

DGY - AltLd - 08/Sep/08 with John

Scrambled up in fine dry weather, no wind.
Paul Keenan - Solo - 07/Sep/08 with David Currie, Jamie Thomson, Lewis

Captain Solo - Solo rpt - 07/Sep/08

Climbed to the anchors on echo wall with Dave and Blair. will return to finish at some point.
telemarker - Solo dnf - 05/Sep/08 with Dave MacLeod

Hidden - Solo rpt - 05/Sep/08

honourableschoolboy - AltLd - Sep/08

jamieevans - Lead O/S - Sep/08

Scallywaggon - 2nd - Sep/08

Siany - 23/Aug/08 with Rob Shepherd

fizzy_elephant - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/08

morsy - Solo rpt - 17/Aug/08

niallk - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/08 with Sarah

eddiejames_uk - 16/Aug/08 with Jon Shields

rob87n - Lead - 13/Aug/08

J Brown - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/08 with Kevin Brown

kbrown - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/08 with J Brown

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/08

sonaf - Solo - 03/Aug/08 with Keith & Graeme

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/08

Andy Peak 1 - AltLd - Aug/08

Christian Beck - Solo - Aug/08

blaza1 - Lead O/S - Aug/08

Fatherof2 - Solo - Aug/08

Got lost and somehow missed the Douglas Gap.
Tom Last - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/08

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 13/Jul/08 with Jeanie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/08

daprince - Jul/08

Climbed in two pairs with Paul and Rose also. Pitched tower gap but moved together on the rest of the route.
DanT - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/08 with Rose Rowlands, John Hodgson, Paul Rowlands

moving together
joe king - Lead - 28/Jun/08 with Rose

moving together
Rosey Posey - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/08 with Paul

Alt with Kate for birthday, greatfun at the gap! Got to do in winter. Descended via ledge route
monkeyboyraw - AltLd - 16/Jun/08 with Stroudy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08

First big route lead
Nevis_Ben - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/08

Snowed. Tricky when you don't really know what you're doing!!
Dr Rorlasaurus - 13/Jun/08 with Will Payling

Bennykr - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Dad

Chrille - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Ian Kinell, Pavla Pospichalova , Claire Newlands

joeydurkin - 31/May/08 with Steve Campball, Tim

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/May/08

Hidden - Solo - May/08

anderson405 - AltLd O/S - Mar/08 with A Maxwell

Climbed in its full winter glory
georgec - Lead O/S - Mar/08 with Sandra Kennedy

AndrewJenkins - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

smac - 2008

Hidden - AltLd - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 2008

keith leonard - AltLd - 2008

ieverett - Oct/07 with Matt Rowlands

ewan i - Lead - Oct/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Oct/07

Mark Wilson23 - 2nd O/S - 17/Sep/07 with Paul blanchard

Cold day with verglace on route
Malcolm Auchie - 2nd - 15/Sep/07 with John Wylie

A very scary ascent without any gear in the rain, but oh so worth it. However, I'd highly recommend taking a short section of rope!
thomb - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/07 with Harry

le_grimpeur - AltLd - 08/Sep/07 with Dad

an excellant climb, even with a hangover
carl_123 - 2nd - 26/Aug/07 with forshaw

victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/07 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/07 with victim of mathematics

Captain Solo - Solo rpt - 19/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead - 05/Aug/07

glaramara - AltLd - 01/Aug/07 with m clerk

Heavy Rain but great fun
gordon henderson - Aug/07 with MRT

Pitched Douglas Gap Chimney, Great Tower and Tower gap, scrambled the rest. Cold and wet.
oliverk - Lead - 29/Jul/07 with Rupert

IanGilbertJones - Lead β - 24/Jul/07

AnTeallach - 17/Jul/07 with Allan Davis, Steve Hammond, Scott Muir, Various, Steven Addison

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 15/Jul/07 with Craig Dingwall

djbeaumont - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/07 with dad

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Jul/07

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/07

Little Tower, Great Tower and the Gap led by Dave B.
malky_c - 2nd - Jul/07

Excellent Climb in VERY poor weather!!!
nathan_kelly - 23/Jun/07 with Mick, Shane, Steve

gaz.marshall - AltLd O/S - 17/Jun/07 with Eddie

ed woods - AltLd - 17/Jun/07 with Marshall

With Sarah Knowles
ollythomas - 16/Jun/07 with Adam Henley

default_slipper - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/07 with tom sparkes

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead - 10/Jun/07 with Andy W

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jun/07

Alpine with some pitches...
vvanhinsbergh - Jun/07 with Chris Burn, Martin Perry

sparkoclimb - Solo - Jun/07 with Pattinson

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/07

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/07

ian_tintin - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/07 with Ian Pamplin

jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/07 with Dad

Hidden - Mar/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Feb/07

alan wilson - 2007

timmy-ts - 2007

timmy-ts - 2007

John 'B' Hutchinson - Solo - 2007 with Colin Bell

CurlyStevo - AltLd - 2007

adw07 - Lead O/S - 2007

tumbling wizard - Lead - 2007

mikekeswick - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/06 with tommy

Hidden - 23/Sep/06

Hidden - Solo - 20/Sep/06

andyinglis - 08/Sep/06 with Colin Russel

Kevin Mc Bride - Lead - 03/Sep/06 with Donna

Lisa M - AltLd - Sep/06 with Greg Scott

Brilliant even though it was misty and rainy. Will return when the sun is out. Need more winter mileage before I do a winter ascent.
Michael Ryan - AltLd - 26/Aug/06 with Greg Rimmer

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/06

Celia Watson - 2nd - 03/Aug/06 with stuart watson

maybe_si - Lead O/S - Aug/06 with jez

Jez - AltLd O/S - Aug/06 with Maybe_Si

rainy day, plan a was minus 1 direct
French Erick - Solo - 28/Jul/06 with Angus

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/06

theflyingpaddy - 23/Jul/06 with Michael McLaughlan

Alternating leads.
Mac Ghille Aindrais - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Angus Farquhar

Ken Applegate - Solo - Jul/06 with Toby Bucek

calumalien - Solo O/S - Jul/06 with Robby Boy

davidk - 2nd - Jul/06 with Malcolm

HIGHTOWER - Lead β - 10/Jun/06 with Liz

liz-264 - 2nd - 10/Jun/06 with Hightower

Excellent climb, we solo'd most of it, alt leads at the steeper sections, crossing the gap at Tower Gap is as inimidating as it's reputation. Perfect conditions. Watch out for the Tornado jets
just wanna climb - AltLd - 07/Jun/06 with bluebrad

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/06

Big Boots Awesome Day.
Danny Boy Dunbar - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/06 with Lloyd Fudge

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Jun/06

Hidden - 21/May/06

thebat - 21/May/06 with Fraserhughes

First outdoor climb for Cat.
fatboy_dean - Lead O/S - May/06 with Catriona steele

Nicos - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/06 with keith leonard

chrissloan84 - Lead O/S - Mar/06 with rob, stu, jon

DaleB - Feb/06 with GD

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - 2006

centurion05 - 2006

Ice Spider - Lead - 2006 with Stewart

Hidden - AltLd - 2006

With Rich Coles and Dave Martucci. Guided by Richard Bentley. Raining and stormy at the gap and I got very cold.
bigmeister - 2nd - 26/Oct/05

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Oct/05

jamestheyip - AltLd O/S - 16/Oct/05 with Miguel Ciriza, Jon Gay

Rich Malcolm - AltLd - 07/Oct/05 with Dave Draycott

jaybob - AltLd - Oct/05 with david

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/05

ChrisJD - Solo - 20/Aug/05 with rc

DavPk - Lead - 20/Aug/05 with Catherine Pearks

A fowl day with every type of precipitation imaginable! Moved together for entire route.
tlanky2001 - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/05 with Calum Wilkinson

Great day out! We moved together for much of the route.
JdotP - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/05 with Stuart Gilfillan

L Taylor - Solo - Aug/05 with Alan Taylor/Baby Dragon / Keith Harper

kingjam - Lead - Aug/05 with Stuart Mcloskey, Craig Higgins

Perfect start up Northwest Ridge of Douglas Boulder, a really good scramble. For some reason I spurned the abseil for scary loose downclimb into top of West Gully. Perfect day with Rob, Katie & her brother Tom.
nick everett - Solo - Aug/05

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead - 09/Jul/05 with Roddy

Alan Taylor - Solo - 05/Jul/05 with Brambles/Baby Dragon/Keith Harper

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 02/Jul/05

Hidden - Lead - Jul/05

abbeywall - Solo - 25/Jun/05 with K

Hidden - Solo - 25/Jun/05

aennis - 10/Jun/05 with Colm Ennis

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jun/05

robgilchrist - Lead - Jun/05

jack_eadie - 2nd - Jun/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/05

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/05

Hidden - AltLd - 04/May/05

arduff - AltLd - May/05 with Steve Wheatley, Chales Kennelly

Lovely climb - I could stretch across the gap :-) Curiously we met someone who then met went climbing in Yosemite and met another of my climbing friends. It's a small world.
andyfeds - May/05 with Penny H, Mike H, Andy C

Soloed to base of great tower, then moved together to top.
Gustav - Solo O/S - Mar/05 with James H

Paul L - Lead - Feb/05

Soloed to base of great tower, moved together to top. Snow started here to, and needed crampons, but more Spring/Alpine conditions then a winter route.
Gustav - Solo O/S - Feb/05 with James H

Steve Lenartowicz - 2005 with Clare

Highball_Mike - Dec/04 with John

stuartm555 - 2nd - 08/Oct/04 with Seb Rider

Missed out the Douglas Boulder.
Jon Wickham - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/04 with Alison Stockwell

just a scramble really.
nicholas Barrowclough - Solo - 22/Aug/04

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 07/Aug/04

seanyt - Lead - Aug/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jul/04

Zoomer - Lead - 25/Jun/04 with Hiedi Sparks

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/04

grey day, misty. cleared for the climb, came in afterwards. about 8-9 hours, car to car, from torlundy
andy hunter - Solo - Jun/04 with John

barney_edin - Solo - 25/May/04 with Simon G

wherewelf - Feb/04

dthomson - 2004 with JOHN BURNS

akhughes - Lead O/S - 2004

Hidden - AltLd - Sep/03

phil morton - 2nd - Sep/03 with Ali Welch

Hidden - 12/Aug/03

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Aug/03

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 09/Aug/03

richardlong78 - Lead - 02/Aug/03

Hidden - Solo - Aug/03

nickdonohue - AltLd - Aug/03 with Mark McCarthy

Got on it early straight from bivvy in case it took ages but it was all fine. Less than two hours for us in summer garb. Lovely experience.
chrishedgehog - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/03 with Dan Bailey

Lawrie Brand - Solo - 16/Jul/03 with John Maguire

Hidden - Solo - Jun/03

jonesieboy - Jun/03

An excellent day - very windy in the gap. A little bit of hard snow on the last pitch was avoided to the left up rocks.
Ian Archer - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/03 with Mirek Zoubek

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 17/Apr/03 with Karl Rust

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Apr/03

ice on last section, roped up for tower gap & last section
ferdia - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/03 with Steffan Davies, Kerry Marshall, Will Donaldson, Sion Wilcox, Andrew Wielochowski

DerwentDiluted - Lead - Apr/03

Guided by JP - beautiful day - sunshine, no wind, great views
Robbie H - 2nd - 12/Mar/03 with Jonathan Preston, Kevin O'Rourke

Hidden - Feb/03

Hidden - Lead - 2003

akhughes - AltLd - 2003

garywalker147 - 2003 with Jim

DanH9883 - Lead - 2003 with Al Iveson

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Oct/02

Captain Solo - Solo - 21/Sep/02

First mountain ridge with Dan Carrol and Steve Blyth
Nevis_Ben - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/02

Spade - Lead - Sep/02 with Jim Turner

Rainy day but decided to go for it anyway. Arrived at the CIC at 11:59 after walking up from Glen Nevis (set off at 10:00). As we were a bit late setting off, we decided to omit the Douglas Boulder. Climbed in rain all the way. Claggy - Vis 20m. Arrived at the shelter on the summit @ 17:30. Back at the tent in Glen Nevis @ 21:00. In the Everest an hour later for Kingfisher & curry.
Phil West - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/02 with David Atherton

A training day. Learned scrambling rope techniques and stance management.
Andy S - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/02 with Martin & Simon (Paul supervising)

Scrambled it, roped up for Great Tower and Tower Gap
Howard J - 18/May/02

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Feb/02

Ally Gillies - AltLd - 2002 with Alan White

k2scott - 2002

Gudge - Solo O/S - Sep/01 with Tim Darlow

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 18/Aug/01

A Crook - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/01 with Sam

steveP - Solo O/S - Jun/01 with Paul Rowlands, Frank Popham, Paul Grace

arose - Solo - Jun/01

Hidden - Mar/01

Hidden - Lead - Feb/01

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Jan/01

Hidden - 2001

Jamie B - AltLd - Jul/00 with Alex Glasgow

Great atmosphere
Siderunner - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/00 with Andrew D

Ashley Hold - AltLd - 20/Jun/00 with Hav Llewellyn Owen, Catherine Scheuetze

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2000

Mark Dancey - Lead O/S - 2000

Chad123 - 2000

bullybones - 2000

runestone - 2000

Hidden - 2000

tim20 - 2000

graeme gatherer - 2000

alan moore - Solo - 2000

Hidden - 2000

Jacob Ram - Lead - 05/Sep/99 with elisa shub

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 07/Aug/99 with Kevin Higgins

Hidden - Solo - 19/Jun/99

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jun/99

Awesome day, scared to death on my first solo climb.
220bpm - Solo O/S - Jun/99

Urgles - TR dog - Jun/99 with Laura

Hidden - 1999

mjeffery - 1999

Sandman55555 - Solo O/S - 01/Oct/98

Dave Kerr - Solo - 19/Jul/98

Awful weather. Rain running down the slab then straight down my sleeves. Abandoned the climb for an ascent via the abseil posts. On top for 8am! Already ticked in winter.
Sean Kelly - Lead dnf - Jul/98 with Harold Jepson

That was when the Gap was easy in summer!Midsummer bivi on the summit, then down & back up TR.
colinakmc - Solo - 22/Jun/98 with Dave Park

Hidden - Solo G/U - Jun/98

Hidden - 23/May/98

johnkeith - AltLd - 1998 with G. Callander

Hidden - 1998

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jun/97

Sunny no wind.
latitude - Solo - 01/Jun/97

Nigel R Lewis - Solo - Jun/97 with Lisa Lewis

plain kitten - Solo G/U - 1997

DundeeDave - 2nd - 20/Jul/96 with Ben Hughes

snowcat - 2nd - Jul/96 with Mike Franklin

BobbyMotherwell - Lead O/S - May/96 with Eric Horne

AB1965 - AltLd - 14/Feb/96

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - 1996 with Richard Bower

Ian Robertson - Lead - Sep/95 with Krystina Lotoczko

Rhian Wood - 2nd - Jul/95

First of 12 summer and 4 winter ascents. Should be 4 stars really.
rossn - Solo O/S - Jul/95 with Graeme Hynie

kagreen - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/95

ill_bill - AltLd - 1995 with Peter Collins

Mickdenali - Lead - 1995 with Mick Cadwell, Gail Waller

Hidden - Lead - 1995

Under snow!
biggianthead - 16/Sep/94 with C

Rhian Wood - Jul/94

konacol - AltLd - May/94 with Kevin Burns

stokienomad - 1994

neil3965 - Solo - 14/Aug/93 with Dave Crookes

TobyA - Solo O/S - Jul/93 with Ed, Olly

Got the rope out for Tower Gap
Simon Caldwell - Solo O/S - Jun/93 with Martin

Hidden - Solo - 04/Sep/92

Stuart S - Lead - Aug/92 with Hal Taylor

Hidden - Solo - Aug/92

kp64zl - Solo - Aug/92 with Jason M

DavPk - Lead - Jul/92 with Roger Hendry

Hidden - 2nd - May/92

Hidden - Lead - May/92

CMacD - 1992

Hidden - AltLd - 1992

Nigel Bond - Solo - 21/Jul/91

IanMcC - AltLd - Jun/91 with ColinB

Hidden - Solo - 1991

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/90

JimGoodman - Solo O/S - Jul/90

jackse - Solo - 1990 with darren

brianrunner - 1990

Very wet day out.
George Ormerod - AltLd O/S - Sep/89 with Roger

Nick Biven - AltLd - 15/Jul/88 with Jo Allmand-Smith

Nigel Bond - Lead - 23/May/87 with Martin Cash

Hidden - AltLd - May/87

Richard Weller - AltLd - 02/Mar/87 with Nigel Thompson, john sanders

John HW - Lead - Feb/87

Almost still in winter nick!
Dave Douglas - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/86 with my dad

Roped up for Tower Gap & Eastern Traverse.
macmuseeuw - Lead - 08/Jun/86 with Allan Hughes

rogerskews - 06/Sep/85 with Bryn Roberts & Chris Holgate

also in winter.
Steve Crowe - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/84 with LM

Hidden - Lead - 1984

Hidden - AltLd - 1984

George Elliott - Lead O/S - Aug/83

neil3965 - Solo - Jul/83

led last pitch.
alan.rodger - 2nd - Jun/83 with Allan scott, Sheila ?, roy lyons, johnnie walker, elaine rodger

Hidden - 1982

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Apr/81

Nigel Coe - 26/Jul/80 with Jackie Coe

dtalbot - 1980

From Distillery and back to Fort Bill via Tower Ridge in 5hrs
Lone Rider - Solo - 27/Jul/79

Bruce Kerr - Solo - 16/Jun/79 with Lesley Kirkwood

auldscotal - AltLd O/S - 1978 with Mark Plenderlieth/Paul Murton/Ben Cooper?

neil3965 - Lead - Jul/77 with Julie Blythe

Winter ascent
Colin Matheson - AltLd - Jan/77 with John Thurman

neil3965 - AltLd - Jul/76 with Gordon Stewart

pneame - Lead - Sep/75 with Jim Fairgrieve

tapley - Lead - 13/Aug/75 with Alison Tapley

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/74

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/73

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/70

zukator - 1970

1hr 45m
Chris Craggs - 1970 with Colin Binks

First rock climb on the Ben done soon after starting climbing. Started raining whilst halfway up the Douglas Boulder Always surprises me why Tower Ridge (summer ) is not described including the D boulder as an essential element.
uphillnow - Lead - Jul/60 with Tony Smith

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