Anyone been up the Ben recently know what conditions are like just now ?
Was planning on heading up this weekend but it’s not looking great in terms of a freeze.
Was thinking of something like castle ridge if it was black, would be keen to avoid the slush
no signs of meaningful refreeze anywhere, tons of snow around, great for skiing but not for climbing
Castle Ridge in lovely summer alpine conditions on Thursday. A few bits of disintegrating ice fell from Shroud area so dont hang about there...
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