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Ticklists: 3 star Scottish winter.

davkeo 08/Mar -

In descent

Timothy Miller 08/Mar Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Feb 2nd
stevelismore 14/Feb Lead O/S

Mainly plod up snow slopes, but one icy section. Got a bit lost on the top-lesson take a bearing before the mist comes down!

with Camilla PCC
Hidden ??/2015 -
morsg 29/Dec/14 AltLd
Pete23 29/Dec/14 AltLd
with Gerhard Mors
studgek 25/May/13 -

Reasonable nick early morning

jshields 06/Apr/13 Lead

Dean's first route on the ben great day out, opted for the not so east finish.

Hidden 06/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Mattlloyd10 27/Mar/13 Lead

Good conditions. Upper snow slope a bit wind slabby so opted for a direct finish to the left of the pinnacle rock up a steep water ice section. Took the large cornice direct.

bms 27/Feb/13 Solo

Snow a bit crusty on top section. Weather stunning!

stratandrew 26/Feb/13 Solo

Not great snow to finish on - breaking through the neve crust and looking a little slabby on avalanche prone slopes....

Doogleman ?/Feb/13 Solo

Climbed as 2nd route after Garadh gully. Incredible conditions, everything bomber except last 15ft below top-out. Underestimated the length of the exit traverse (tiring!) but the views back across Ciste were astonishingly good. Great day out!

fall-line 12/Jan/13 AltLd O/S

Good conditions, bomber neve all the way. Bit surprised by the length and lack of belays so topped out in the dark.

with Alex Tuck
markwarner ?/Jan/13 Solo
Hidden 19/Apr/12 AltLd
picasso 17/Mar/12 Solo
suess 04/Mar/12 AltLd
Julian Prieto 02/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Moved together

cliffy 02/Mar/12 2nd O/S

Moved together

Hidden 26/Feb/12 2nd O/S
Monkey_Alan 26/Feb/12 AltLd O/S

Moved together. Some fairly rotten ice to start, then an easier snow plod (without much gear) up to the cornice. Popped my head over the top to be greeted with gale force winds! Continued to Ben Nevis Summit and practiced white-out nav on descent.

with James Bisset, Paul Crowsley
Mr Fuller 25/Feb/12 Lead dnf

As we got higher we thought it'd get colder. It didn't. Backed off in heavy rain having failed to find any belays and with the ice melting in front of us. Looking at the pics here, the first pitch was comparatively anorexic.

Hidden 25/Feb/12 AltLd
TeeBee 17/Feb/12 AltLd
pelvoux 12/Feb/12 AltLd O/S

First proper winter climb, unprepared and very cold but learning... just top up at dusk and went down the tourist walk in the dark. Great day out

with Oskari
Hidden ?/Feb/12 AltLd
Hidden ?/Feb/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 26/Jan/12 2nd
Hidden 23/Jan/12 Lead O/S
JBROWN41 23/Jan/12 2nd O/S
Meinertzhagen 23/Jan/12 2nd
Abrockalypse 23/Jan/12 2nd O/S

Parked in north face lower car park. Easy ascent up to climb, ascending slowly due to second party. became benighted due to late start.

Hidden 23/Jan/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 07/Jan/12 Solo O/S
nutty_didz 07/Jan/12 Solo O/S
with Ben Kelsey, Remus Knowles
benkelsey 07/Jan/12 Solo O/S

Was aiming for gully number two, but missed, just ended up finding the easiest path through the white out. some great sections and surprisingly not too out of condition either. fairly spicy top-out, fragile ice that fractured away and getting increasingly steep to a very wind blown pull over the top cornice. brilliant day out

centurion05 ??/2012 -
Dave Latimer 05/Mar/11 Solo
Hidden ??/2011 -
Ken Applegate 12/Dec/10 Solo

Set out to climb various routes that weren't in condition following a substantial thaw. Headed up to No. 2 Gully Buttress, but that too was very thin, so soloed this, and finished up a grade III groove.

with Scott Kirkhope
Only a hill 02/Dec/10 Solo dnf

Crap conditions, bailed out!

JamesRoddie 02/Dec/10 Solo dnf

Cruddy snow where it mattered. Bailed.

thegoatstroker 12/May/10 Solo
Hidden 20/Mar/10 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2010 2nd
colinthrelfall ??/2010 -
markfairbank 22/Mar/09 AltLd O/S

Foul conditions, bit of a snow plod really with a tricky corniced exit.

with SteveyM
SteveMyatt 22/Mar/09 AltLd O/S
with Mark Fairbank
Malcolm Auchie 18/Mar/09 AltLd O/S

Climbed as 3 with Adele and Steven McFaulds. Adele and I alternated leads. Very nice sunny day and quite warm with good ice and neve. Worthwhile route but took us a long time due to climbing as 3.

with Adele Martin
Simonfarfaraway 28/Feb/09 AltLd
with Huw
SteveM 16/Feb/09 AltLd dnf

Had a slushy epic getting to the base of the route in thick clag. Racked up late, roped up too early. Got disorientated and hadn't checked the guidebok properly. Believed other people's opinions when we were actually in the right place all along. Found the initial icefall but it was largely detached from the rock with water running underneath. Backed off in the name of sensibility and retraced our slushy steps to the CIC hut. Approx 40m vis all day.

with Andy
KeithW 02/Jan/09 Solo O/S

Last of the day, no problem but the top slopes went on a bit!

LakesWinter 29/Dec/08 Lead
with Mark
Merlin 27/Dec/08 Lead O/S

Lead novice climber adding in some ice steps on the way. Clear sunny day, watched sunset from the summit, descent via Number Four Gully.

with George Blackbourn
Somerset swede basher 14/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Katharine
Katharine.eaton 14/Dec/08 2nd O/S
with Dom
Hidden ?/Dec/08 Solo
Hidden 22/Nov/08 AltLd
Chris Dickinson 22/Nov/08 AltLd
anderson405 10/Apr/08 Lead O/S

lots of steep snow big cornice

with son Donald
glaramara 05/Apr/08 AltLd O/S

got frost nip

with dr marten
Lawrie Brand 05/Apr/08 AltLd O/S
with Al Goodridge
Hidden 05/Apr/08 AltLd
Hidden ?/Apr/08 AltLd
Hidden ?/Apr/08 AltLd
Phil1967 17/Mar/08 AltLd O/S
with Bruv
andrewbooth1000 17/Mar/08 AltLd O/S

Me and Bruv on one rope, Rob and Mark on another rope. Did an extra pitch at the beginning.

John Kettle 17/Feb/08 AltLd
dthomson 16/Feb/08 AltLd

Excellent condition. Found nice 3/4 entry pitch on left. Moved together in middle and did expert's choice variation at finish on brlliant ice. Great climb in brilliant situation.

with Mark Bannan
jonnie3430 16/Feb/08 Solo
with Ewan
Karlos 15/Feb/08 AltLd
with Mark B
Hidden 15/Feb/08 AltLd
Jamie B 14/Feb/08 Lead rpt
with Client
ruggystunts 14/Feb/08 Solo
Watty 12/Feb/08 AltLd O/S
with A.Watt
Alexander123 12/Feb/08 AltLd O/S
jimsrankin ?/Feb/08 AltLd

Good climb with a nice ice pitch

with John
Chris Davids ?/Feb/08 2nd O/S
with Phil, Martin
Just Another Dave ?/Feb/08 -
CurlyStevo ??/2008 Solo
Phill_ Thompson ??/2008 AltLd
with skarabrae, Helen Whiteman, Ian Gardiner, Lucy Prins
Jamie B 17/Dec/07 AltLd

Variation L-hand finish maybe III,4?

Hidden 31/Mar/07 Solo
ed woods 25/Mar/07 -
with Sam, Chris
Hidden 25/Mar/07 Solo
Hidden 25/Mar/07 Solo
Stuart Macfarlane 24/Mar/07 AltLd
with Phil
KeithW 17/Feb/07 AltLd O/S

with Matt & Nick as a 3. Moved together most of the time. Great neve but thin ice higher up so didn't find the variant finishes. Sunshine on the summit, great day.

with Matt Smithers
abbeywall ??/2007 AltLd
Jamie B ?/Dec/06 AltLd
with Ed Morrison, Henry Castle
Hidden 27/Nov/06 Solo dnf
Hidden 05/Mar/06 Lead
Captain Solo 25/Feb/06 Solo
Hidden 31/Jan/06 Lead
Jez 25/Jan/06 AltLd O/S
with Jack
Hidden ?/Feb/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/05 Lead
icescrew ?/Mar/04 AltLd
with Graham Temple
Hidden ?/Mar/04 AltLd O/S
steveP ?/Mar/04 AltLd O/S
Hidden 19/Feb/04 AltLd
biggianthead 19/Feb/04 -
with T
lost.arrow 17/Feb/04 AltLd
with Stu Sherwood
sebastien ?/Feb/04 Solo

My route was a combination of the Garadh Gully, then joining the Reaburn's easy following a ledge a few meters above the top of Garadh.

clams ?/Feb/04 AltLd
with AD
andyinglis ??/2004 -

Went a little astray at the top and ended up at the eastern traverse on tower ridge....great finish!

with neil adams
jamie ward 04/Mar/03 AltLd O/S
with Andrew Parish
bms 24/Feb/03 AltLd
with BCS
French Erick 16/Feb/03 AltLd O/S
with Tom Buggy
Gman ?/Feb/03 Lead O/S
with Carl
Hidden ?/Mar/01 -
niall_mac ?/Jan/00 AltLd
TobyA ?/Feb/95 Solo O/S

Descended down it after climbing the Cascade. Easy and good conditions.

with Ed, Paolo
Hidden ??/1994 Lead
FrankW ?/Mar/92 AltLd O/S
with Unknown
Nigel Bond 16/Mar/81 AltLd
with Tony Cuddy, Martin Crosby
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