Upper Couloir*** II
[Below the ice pitch, The Upper Couloir, Stob Ghabhar, 1 kb](90m) An obvious line; folllow a straightforward snow gully to an ice pitch of approx 10m at 70 degrees.

Photo: Below the ice pitch, The Upper Couloir, Stob Ghabhar © Simon Caldwell
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This climb is in 27 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 11/Feb/15 with Jon Miles

Some soft snow but ice pitch in great nick
AndyG71 - AltLd - 07/Feb/15 with Douglas MacEwan

dougal - AltLd O/S - 07/Feb/15 with AndyG71

konacol - AltLd - 27/Feb/11 with Danny Doran

dan doran - 27/Feb/11 with konacol

Led ice pitch.
keith hal - AltLd O/S - Mar/10 with Ian Lee-Bapty

did the round of both munros and the upper couloir awesome day,blue skies ,ice pitch on couloir was short III
Billy Walker - Bad Seller - Solo rpt - 10/Feb/10 with my bestest bud

Hidden - 2010

lawrenceK - Dec/09

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Mar/09

Fantastic climb and situation on perfect neve and ice. The main pitch was much longer and harder than expected. Could have done with more ice screws (only took two). Bomber rock belay above the crux. Long and technically easy but serious approach slopes and a great descent ridge make this a fantastic day out.
dthomson - AltLd O/S - 22/Mar/08 with Mike Dixon

Steep ice step halfway grade III?
Captain Solo - Solo - 17/Mar/08

Simon Caldwell - 16/Feb/08 with Carmen and Will

Will Smith - 16/Feb/08 with Simon and Carmen

Hidden - 16/Feb/08

3rd attempt. came straight up from corrie floor over rocks left of lower couloir. first time on steep ice. 10 point crampons - ouch ! magical day.
andy hunter - AltLd - Feb/06 with Andy W

mortimea - AltLd - Feb/06 with Darren Axe

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Feb/05

kevburr - Solo O/S - 30/Jan/04

abbeywall - AltLd - 25/Jan/01 with K

abbeywall - AltLd - 04/Mar/00 with K

Hidden - 01/Feb/97

niall_mac - AltLd - Dec/96 with am_bodach

beautiful mountain
michaelb1 - AltLd O/S - Mar/96

nickcanute - Solo - Mar/94

Andy Say - Lead - 01/Feb/92

Hidden - Jan/90

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Swampi, Danbow73, CMCM, halfaseesaw, The Mountain Goat, johnkeith

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