Whether you're a seasoned climber, or a hillwalker taking early steps into winter mountaineering, this airy but accessible grade I ridge traverse is about as close to perfection as you'll get on a Scottish mountain, says Dan Bailey.
We've got your old Cicerone book and gradually we're working through the lot. Did Alligin just before Christmas in a 15 degree heatwave and cloud inversions. On Saturday just gone, we knocked of the grade 3 scramble on Creise (p57), that's a fantastic. I'm not going to blow too much smoke up your backside but your book is a wonderful greatest hits to the Scot mountain ridges.
Possible. I was the distinguished looking gentleman with an extremely good looking wife. The only person we bumped into was a bloke with a dog who we were told has an appetite for ham sandwiches. That week was quite something.