In this excellent short film by Hans Hornberger we see Ian Parnell, accompanied by visiting top climbers Ines Papert, Mathieu Audibert and Audrey Gariepy, winter climbing in Scotland.
Their visit, which occurred last winter, saw the team racking up a considerable ticklist, which included Ines Papert climbing two grade VIII,8 routes.
- You can read more details of the trip in this UKC News Item from February 2010.
VIDEO: Ines Papert and Ian Parnell - Scottish Winter
The Tick List
Stirling Bridge VI,7 on Aonach Mor
Unicorn VIII,8 in Glen Coe
Blood Sweat and Frozen Tears VIII,8 on Beinn Eighe
Little Nipper VI,8 a new route on Beinn Eighe
North East Buttress IV,5 on Ben Nevis
Audrey Gariepy & Mathieu Audibert
Fall Out Corner VI,7 in the Cairngorms
Smiths Gully VI,5 on Creag Meagaidh
Central Buttress VII,7 in Glen Coe
Central Buttress VI,7 on Beinn Eighe
Poachers Fall V,5 on Liathach
Minus Three Gully VI,6 on Ben Nevis
Beinn Eighe Far East Wall
First ascent: Ian Parnell, Ines Papert 19th February 2010
1. 30m Boldly climb the shallow right facing groove 5m left of Far East Gully to ledges and then the steep crack to belay below a prominent corner with a crack in its left wall.
2. 30m Climb the corner and then cracks trending slightly left to easier ground to reach the East Ridge of Beinn Eighe.
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