Yourlead 18/Mar 2nd

Soloed on edge of ridge all the way up stopping off to abseil into the top pitch of the Seam, as a wee detour. High avalanche risk today!

with Ewan Gourlay
jonnie3430 17/Mar Solo rpt

With 11.

jonnie3430 16/Mar Lead RP

Tried Fluted Buttress Direct first.

with Joe
Remyveness 16/Mar Lead O/S

Surprisingly good conditions, a lot of the powder had been blown off and the route was relatively well rimed up. The snow that was there was poorly consolidated. Natalie’s first winter route in Scotland.

jez_palmer 15/Mar Solo rpt

@ grade 1 - very windy.

with kcichy
Cyborg 13/Mar Solo rpt
MarkStephenPeck 11/Mar Lead O/S

only pitched one section the rest solo

t0xic 11/Mar Solo O/S
Little AndyH 10/Mar Solo
Calum3610 10/Mar Solo

Direct, in descent after The Seam

evanc77 08/Mar Solo
michael burrows 05/Mar Solo O/S
with rockcat
rockcat 05/Mar Solo O/S
ollieben 24/Feb Solo O/S
with Jenny hall , Louis Hume , Samantha King, Sam king
greg_may_ 21/Feb -

As part of a "winter" mountaineering course with Glenmore Lodge. Was more or less a summer scramble in very windy conditions. practiced some work setting up scrambling pitches and short roping across some of the steeper ground.

alex.serban 21/Feb Solo O/S

No snow, crowned, too short.

yossarian714 19/Feb Solo rpt

In descent

with DJF
Hidden 15/Feb Solo
Andy Moles 15/Feb Lead

Very little snow at present, just icy patches.

Tom Fullen 10/Feb Solo
Wullie 10/Feb Solo rpt
Brewerbry 10/Feb -
jamesnchlsn 10/Feb Solo

Link up with Stag Rocks gullies

JonathanC 10/Feb Solo

Took an easier line. With LUUHC

with Tom Fullen, Callum, jamesnchlsn
OlliYerby 07/Feb AltLd RP

First winter scramble - on Glenmore Lodge Winter Mountaineering Course

ChrisMasters 07/Feb AltLd
Hidden 06/Feb AltLd O/S
lukevf 06/Feb AltLd O/S

More powder than Tony Montana's desk. Back to car via Cairn Gorm. Good day.

suddy 06/Feb AltLd O/S
harrybeadle 06/Feb AltLd O/S
with suddy
Robrossmills 06/Feb AltLd O/S
RussLuckhurst 06/Feb AltLd
Christabel Goode 06/Feb AltLd
mikespooner 06/Feb AltLd
Rob Exile Ward 05/Feb Solo
with George
Cuillin Calling 05/Feb -

Took a direct mixed line up the last tower that felt like gdIII. Lovely weather on the way up and chased by a gale and a sea of spindrift on the way down.

adz_c 05/Feb Lead O/S

Stunning day, weather turned bad at the end as we reached the summit, some consolidating snow on the route, a nice blocky scramble. Wind was ferocious on the way back down. I led our team of 3, Diccon led with Alex.

Alexander_Metcalfe 05/Feb 2nd O/S

Had planned to climb Aladdin's Mirror Direct, but due to avalanche risk decided to climb Fiacaill Ridge. Good to move alpine style. Plenty of torquing and levering with the axes. Nothing too strenuous. Insane winds topping out and all the way down through the descent into Coire an Lochain.

Toni Climber 05/Feb -
yllo 05/Feb -
with Graham, adz_c
Hidden 05/Feb 2nd
TomTeece 03/Feb -

went direct this time

jontydlh 03/Feb 2nd O/S
bouldering_matt 01/Feb Solo

Went up the twin ribs to get to the ridge. Tried to start close to ridge as possible but avoided the hard bits. The walked off in almost white out conditions.

with james n
james n 01/Feb Solo O/S
LukeStevens1993 01/Feb Lead O/S

Winter: took in some grade 3 sections with current conditions.

NiallN 31/Jan Solo O/S
with Jack Pitts
jotunscope 31/Jan Solo

Grade I version. Great vis, lots of ice and good snow. Jamie led the step so rope was available here.

alasdaircavaye 30/Jan AltLd O/S

Took some easier ground on right.

with Tilly Fuller, Riccy scaduto
Rob_Morris1996 29/Jan Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Jan Solo O/S
Gavalanche 28/Jan 2nd rpt

Took crest whole way, seconded one pitch. Favourite way onto plataeu

sharpendclimbing 28/Jan Lead O/S

Pitched a short, steep corner section. Otherwise direct without rope. First episode of winter lead climbing. Exciting. Gav and Andrew joined.

stevelismore 26/Jan Solo rpt

Descent route from The Milky Way. Bit tricky in the dark as not enough snow for easy crampon use but too icy and slippy to take them off until right near the bottom.

with samkat, Simon Lismore
samkat 26/Jan Solo
David Henchliffe 25/Jan Solo O/S

Strong Westerlies, mostly bare rock, some verglas on gaining the ridge

with Matt, Andy T
Hidden 23/Jan -
dannyserc 23/Jan 2nd

Short rope on grade 1 route after a day out climbing.

Gavalanche 22/Jan Solo rpt

Stuck to crest more often than previously.

Hidden 20/Jan -
ladislav 20/Jan AltLd O/S

Snow thin and powdery. Our first successful winter climb together! Climbed in pitches, which was probably unnecessary but occasionally comforting on the harder moves. I led pitches 1 and 3 (including all the hard bits - sorry!) and Jakub led pitches 2 and 4.

with Jakub
Hammy-G 19/Jan -
with carr0t
Hidden 19/Jan AltLd
carr0t 19/Jan -
with Hammy-G
MagnusFraser 19/Jan Solo rpt
nick.irons 18/Jan AltLd O/S
with Chris McDermott
FDixon 18/Jan Solo

Grade I variation

ollylegg 18/Jan -

Took the easier line on the right.

with anyack
jgardiner 14/Jan Lead rpt

Dusting of powder. Turf not frozen.

with Eddie
Gavalanche 14/Jan Solo

Tried to stick to the crest but took easier ground on occasion

James Milton 13/Jan Solo O/S

Not very wintery conditions, but still enough ice to make it feel dodgy

with Ross Waugh, Emma Wood
Marl 09/Jan Solo rpt

Stuck to crest for full value.

with CP
ConorWalter 09/Jan Solo

Fantastic day with a great group. 2 very fun chimneys

Badam 05/Jan Solo O/S

We planned on doing the Ridge under winter conditions and followed the ridge line until the big step where we found a queue with a team of 4 already on the step and 2 teams waiting, as I only had walking crampons and B1 boots we weren't sure if I'd manage the route anyway so decided not to hang around and did the grade 1 escape to the right of the ridge which turned out to be an effort with B1/C1 combo.

with patesey
Hidden 05/Jan Solo
swindley 05/Jan -
Hidden 04/Jan -
Alastair MacSween 03/Jan Solo rpt
Pevans 02/Jan -
with jtimney
RopeisDope 02/Jan -
with jtimney
jtimney 02/Jan -
tomchitson 02/Jan AltLd O/S

Moved together on ridge, avoiding some of the trickier bits. Not quite winter conditions, lots of blocks coated in ice.

Russcapades 02/Jan Lead

Very icy so skipped 2 awkward bits of the grade II route

Luke14 01/Jan Lead O/S

Mostly soloed until Crux where rope was used for approx. 2 short pitches (15-20m)

with Jordan Frier, Mike McMillan
cavemancolumbus ?/Jan Lead

first winter day out. Did some harder variations

with Oli
oonagh thin ??/2019 Solo
HannahFrancis 24/Dec/18 Solo

Direct as possible

with Jase Wilson
elclarko 24/Dec/18 Solo
Fiona Reid 23/Dec/18 Solo rpt

Nice short day and much nicer weather than last years acsent. Not super icy but lots of snow and rime. Continued on to Cairn Gorm hoping the clag would clear - it didn't, Bah Humbug! 4 hour round trip.

Mike-W-99 23/Dec/18 Solo
BradDodd 22/Dec/18 Solo

Climbable conditions. Icey path to get onto it. Thin layer of neve with dusting of powder ontop on the actual route. Enough grip there with crampons and Turf good enough for an axe placement in most places. Crap visibility with a little wind to add to the atmosphere

levvis.m 20/Dec/18 Solo O/S
with Jamie Jamieson Haston-Dougan
CharlieMack 11/Dec/18 AltLd rpt

Very wet melty conditions

with Lauren kedar
D.botts87 10/Dec/18 Solo O/S
Subseaclimber 09/Dec/18 Lead
Jennyallen 08/Dec/18 -

Skirted main buttress because of winds.

Callum Smith 06/Dec/18 Solo

Hurricane slush

Hidden 06/Dec/18 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Dec/18 Solo
bowlingj 02/Dec/18 Solo
BMaybee 01/Dec/18 Solo

In descent

with roym
roym 01/Dec/18 Solo


with BMaybee
olekemi 25/Nov/18 Solo rpt

In descent, yet again.

with jeremy
Robbie Blease 24/Nov/18 Solo
Orange 24/Nov/18 Solo


JohnHartley 24/Nov/18 Solo


scottie390 31/Oct/18 -
Hidden 31/Oct/18 Solo
CarlosTT 28/Oct/18 Lead rpt
CurlyStevo ?/Sep/18 Solo
Hidden 09/Jun/18 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/May/18 Solo
CarlosTT 14/Apr/18 Lead
with David
Ross L 14/Apr/18 Solo
with Mark B
Hidden 10/Apr/18 AltLd O/S
Jimmy1976 09/Apr/18 AltLd
with Jon
scottywakefield 08/Apr/18 AltLd O/S

Moved together throughout. Lots of fun and a great route for the warmer conditions. Felt more like summer alpine climbing, gorgeous.

with Richard
Hidden 08/Apr/18 AltLd
Daniela Balslev 07/Apr/18 Lead

slushy snow :(

with Emmanuelle, Pen, Jo
HimTiggins 05/Apr/18 Solo rpt
Alastair MacSween 05/Apr/18 Solo
Hidden 03/Apr/18 Lead rpt
plummet 01/Apr/18 AltLd
Elastic Jones 01/Apr/18 Lead
Hidden 01/Apr/18 AltLd
Maria (Spanny) Xusa 01/Apr/18 2nd
Chrismith 26/Mar/18 Solo rpt
Freemantm 25/Mar/18 Solo
Hidden 24/Mar/18 Solo rpt
Hidden 23/Mar/18 Solo rpt
Hidden 20/Mar/18 Solo O/S
HaleAlex 20/Mar/18 2nd

Moved together. Gorgeous day.

SophieWalker 11/Mar/18 2nd

First winter climb!

with Joe Daly
Hidden 11/Mar/18 TR
gazj1986 10/Mar/18 Solo O/S

Plan to abseil into invernookie but from the top no sign of placements or pro due to snow covering. Scrambles the ridge yet again

JFT 09/Mar/18 Lead

Took Ron and Bern on their first winter outing

BillyB 09/Mar/18 Solo
graeme gatherer ?/Mar/18 -

With wife and son Struan(11). His first time in crampons. Some cool wee ice grooves which he enjoyed "daggering" upwards

with Struan, Lynn
Rebs ?/Mar/18 Solo O/S

With Andy and Bree!

with R_W_M
TheAmateurAlpinist 28/Feb/18 Lead

Winter conditions in October? Amazing.

Hidden 25/Feb/18 Solo
Hidden 23/Feb/18 2nd
atthedropofahat 23/Feb/18 Lead rpt
peterdavidgrant 23/Feb/18 -
with vgrant
Jonno 22/Feb/18 Solo O/S

Very windy, getting stronger throughout the climb. Descent down Goat Track in 60-70 mph winds and lots of spindrift.

with andy007
andy007 22/Feb/18 Solo O/S

VERY windy. especially top of goat track as descent. clear. firm snow

with Jonno
Hidden 21/Feb/18 Solo
NeilHowarth 21/Feb/18 Lead O/S
jennym32 20/Feb/18 Solo O/S
j.anstee 20/Feb/18 Solo

Part of link up in Sneachda. Great conditions.

Russcapades 18/Feb/18 Solo

Took the grade I to the right, as I was alone!

yossarian714 18/Feb/18 Solo O/S
with Sammi Rogers, Paul Justin
Hidden 18/Feb/18 Lead O/S
Naomi.P 18/Feb/18 AltLd

Moved together with Leo as we were worried about the cornices above the gullies in sneachda. Good views. Popped (ha) up Cairngorm to finish the day!

Daniela Balslev 18/Feb/18 Lead O/S


with Fabienne
leopolian 18/Feb/18 AltLd O/S
with Naomi.P
socrates2611 18/Feb/18 Solo

First winter climb!

Elastic Jones 18/Feb/18 Solo rpt
mcawle 18/Feb/18 AltLd

Back up here due to avalanche risk elsewhere! Mostly snowed up rock as far as I could tell. Some more solid snow/neve in sections, but mostly a bit too powdery to rely on. Walked up the ridge due to avalanche risk in the corrie. Completed in 5 short pitches; pitching definitely unnecessary for some sections but it was good practice! Susan led pitches 1, 2, 5. I led 3, 4.

with Susan
mcawle 17/Feb/18 Solo

Walked up the full length of the ridge to avoid avalanche hazard. Took easy ground to the right - grade 1.

with Susan
Hidden 17/Feb/18 -
Hidden 17/Feb/18 Solo O/S
acrkirby 17/Feb/18 Solo
Samuel Wainwright 17/Feb/18 AltLd rpt
with Richard V, Rob Steer
arose 17/Feb/18 Lead
with Clients
Andrew Lodge 17/Feb/18 Solo

A superb winter day out.

Harrison_Connie 17/Feb/18 Solo

Fun little route avoiding the avalanche risk in Sneachda - very windy but great conditions on the ridge.

with Alistair Bell
BarneyLoosemore 17/Feb/18 Solo

Done on approach to Hutchinson bothy. Very enjoyable - all too short really

outdoorrob999 17/Feb/18 AltLd rpt
paul-jay 16/Feb/18 2nd O/S
with simon
Hidden 12/Feb/18 AltLd O/S
Hidden 12/Feb/18 Solo
JFT 12/Feb/18 AltLd

direct line this time

with Aquinn
K Mckay 12/Feb/18 Solo
with RJP, bigredsquirrel, Paul Gibbison
MakiMaria 12/Feb/18 Lead
bigredsquirrel 12/Feb/18 Solo O/S
with K Mckay
Phil_Brock 11/Feb/18 Lead rpt

Took the most direct route on the left.

Aleksandra J 11/Feb/18 2nd
Elastic Jones 11/Feb/18 Solo
James Horner 10/Feb/18 Solo O/S
with Jerome Poppe
tom_drysdale 10/Feb/18 Solo

Shortly after getting avalanched we decided to go on a walk instead of trying to climb anything. Lovely scramble as always!

with miriamd
griffithpatrick 10/Feb/18 Solo rpt
Chris Manasseh 10/Feb/18 Solo
franhammond92 10/Feb/18 Solo rpt

safety tick after loosing all my route psyche watching Tom and Miriam get caught up in a little avalanche

with USMC
miriamd 10/Feb/18 Solo O/S

Safety tick after the avalanche

Hidden 07/Feb/18 Solo
gripped01 07/Feb/18 Solo
kevoliver 07/Feb/18 Solo
Daniel_F 05/Feb/18 Solo
harrig-01 04/Feb/18 Solo

First winter climb, excellent day out!

Will Sherwood 02/Feb/18 2nd O/S

Rime ice on everything and powder, disgusting conditions... Very fun though, fog really obscured visibility but a good challenge for me.

with Conor Macnamara
Billy Beck 02/Feb/18 AltLd

really disappointing, only really that one section worth doing, rest of it is literally walking near a slope

Andrew Woods 02/Feb/18 AltLd O/S
Matt Boyd 02/Feb/18 Solo O/S
with Will Sherwood, Conor McNamara, Billy Beck, Andrew Woods, Ian Lemon, Neil Dickson
Conor McNamara 02/Feb/18 Solo
Ian Lemon 02/Feb/18 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Feb/18 Lead O/S
JohnKing282 30/Jan/18 Solo

Stayed to the easier ground on the right.

Tom McCabe 27/Jan/18 Lead

Put a rope on for the more knife-edgey bits in case we got blown off the ridge.

with 8PetrieC, Tom Teece
TomTeece 27/Jan/18 -
8PetrieC 27/Jan/18 2nd
1-2-3-40 27/Jan/18 -

good gear placements when needed

Alan.rodger 26/Jan/18 Solo rpt
with morsg
Elastic Jones 26/Jan/18 Solo O/S
morsg 26/Jan/18 Solo rpt
Hidden 25/Jan/18 AltLd
Liam Watson 21/Jan/18 Solo rpt
AliGilmour 21/Jan/18 Solo O/S
Neil Adams 21/Jan/18 Solo rpt
Erling Heldaas 20/Jan/18 AltLd O/S
with Davy Virdee, Tuva Damskau
Hidden 20/Jan/18 2nd
MagnusFraser 20/Jan/18 Lead O/S
Phil_Brock 20/Jan/18 Solo O/S

Stuck to the left. Completely covered in snow and rime. Backpack containing overnight gear got in the way a few times!

mja521 20/Jan/18 Solo
Anthony mccourt 20/Jan/18 Solo
MarkAstley 20/Jan/18 -
with Becky Lee, Martin Smith
Anthony mccourt 20/Jan/18 Solo

Type 2 fun

Oliver Smaje 20/Jan/18 Lead rpt

Alice's first winter route.

with Alice
Hidden 19/Jan/18 Solo O/S
swindley 17/Jan/18 -
Ollieaxon 16/Jan/18 Solo
with Dave
Luke Jones 13/Jan/18 Solo O/S

Lots of unconsolidated snow and a strong wind made this scarier than expected.

Hidden 13/Jan/18 Solo
CHarrison 11/Jan/18 AltLd

I did a short pitch, we moved together then mark did a pitch then we took the rope off and finished the rest solo. Blue sky conditions but still a fair bit of sugary powder snow

with Mark Riley (NMC)
neilmclean 10/Jan/18 Lead
with Tim Jones
Hidden 07/Jan/18 Solo
Hidden 07/Jan/18 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Jan/18 Solo
jamesnchlsn 07/Jan/18 Solo O/S

Crest is very much best. Bluebird day. Will's first Grade II

with Will Dickens
Calum3610 07/Jan/18 Lead

Moved together. Powder snow conditions, no real neve.

Hidden 04/Jan/18 Solo
Hidden 04/Jan/18 Solo
evanc77 03/Jan/18 -
sheelba 03/Jan/18 Solo
bradleyrichards93 03/Jan/18 Solo
Daniontherocks 03/Jan/18 -

Moved together with odd rock belay. Conditions today - lots of powder on the ridge. One tricky move at the crux.

with evanc77
Hidden 02/Jan/18 -
David Kay 01/Jan/18 Lead O/S
with Rowan Ellwood
AdamDavies97 ?/Jan/18 AltLd
Strathpeffer-Blonde ?/Jan/18 Solo
Ghastlyrabbitfat ??/2018 -
Hidden ??/2018 -
Hidden ??/2018 -
Steven Carter ??/2018 Lead
ChuckMaurice ??/2018 Solo
Flett ??/2018 -
SJPowderham1 30/Dec/17 Solo

Great fun in good conditions

NickBrown 29/Dec/17 AltLd

Near white-out and blowing a gale. Just powder cover rocks.

norwooderson 29/Dec/17 AltLd
andy dunn 28/Dec/17 Solo

Loads of powdery snow

Claireybloomers 28/Dec/17 Solo
Tommy_shaw 28/Dec/17 Solo O/S
David Staples 27/Dec/17 Solo rpt
Rob84 27/Dec/17 Lead O/S
with mel_1
clemmiethompson 27/Dec/17 Solo
Hidden 27/Dec/17 Solo rpt
Hidden 26/Dec/17 Solo O/S
Flavio 26/Dec/17 Solo O/S

II variant. Still have no idea what I'm doing with these pointy things but finally found the optimal amount of socks to make my £20 B3's work ok. Almost became a fecal ridge...

Bobby Pearson 18/Dec/17 Lead O/S

Cracking day. Perfect weather. Moved together as a 3.

with Matt Forbes, nicksdavies17
jennifer.hack 18/Dec/17 AltLd O/S
with Cat Spilsbury, Alex Smith
Alfie Maun 18/Dec/17 Solo O/S
nicksdavies17 18/Dec/17 2nd
Ben Cianchi 10/Dec/17 Solo O/S

Thoroughly enjoyable, even the offwidth

stpauliblade 10/Dec/17 -
with Phil
Oliver Livesey 10/Dec/17 Solo O/S
Matt Amos 10/Dec/17 Solo O/S
ConorC 04/Dec/17 Solo rpt

Windy day with lots of wet snow about. Rock rimed up higher on route but lots of loose boulders. Turf frozen throughout.

with Richard Preston
Hidden 04/Dec/17 Solo
Hugh Simons 03/Dec/17 Solo rpt

Quick nip up for something to do before heading down the road. Fiacaill Buttress surprisingly white with a few teams out. Did the proper direct version this time. A surprising amount of good neve!

Fiona Reid 02/Dec/17 Solo rpt

A bit blowy! Ridge totally buried making some bits tricker than expected.

Mike-W-99 02/Dec/17 Solo rpt

A lot of unhelpful wet snow and rime.

Hidden 02/Dec/17 Solo rpt
Hidden ?/Dec/17 Solo
Samseabass ?/Dec/17 Solo
Hidden 19/Nov/17 Solo O/S
outdoorrob999 19/Nov/17 Solo O/S

Solo on walk to Ben Macdui

CalumFerry 18/Nov/17 Solo
LaurenM22 18/Nov/17 2nd
Hidden 18/Nov/17 Lead
Jack_Marshall 11/Nov/17 Solo
Nathan Adam 10/Nov/17 Solo rpt

Snow around and rimed up in places but no need for crampons and only needed the axe for trickier sections we sought out. Buttresses still black, loose-ish stuff and the turf unfrozen.

Garry_C 10/Nov/17 Solo
with Nathan, Nick
Hidden 05/Nov/17 Solo rpt
jack_44 ?/Aug/17 Solo
quarryman 13/May/17 -
with Steve Tomkinson, Norman Reece
nicjbuk 10/Apr/17 Solo

skirted to the right and went up some of it due to wind.

with rab middlemiss, BILL BUTTERWORTH, ross nicol esq
websterm508 01/Apr/17 Solo rpt
with Swifty, Steve T, Ade M, Rich M
Liam_T 01/Apr/17 Solo O/S
Nathan2013 25/Mar/17 Lead O/S

Stunning weather. Alpine conditions.

Manton 24/Mar/17 AltLd
DaveThexton 23/Mar/17 Solo O/S
Mr Messy 20/Mar/17 -
Hidden 19/Mar/17 Solo rpt
gregorhogg 19/Mar/17 Solo O/S
Trace 19/Mar/17 2nd

Skipped the first section and went direct to the crux after the col. One awkward move that would feel easier on dry rock and without 50mph winds. Lovely route

Hidden 15/Mar/17 2nd
orms 10/Mar/17 2nd
with Frank Ormsby
Jenny Dart 09/Mar/17 -

Rather blowy, moved together including climbers corner.

Robin Woodward 09/Mar/17 Lead O/S

Moved together through the technical sections due to high winds and not wanting to take the easier deviations. nice route and a good choice for the conditions.

olekemi 07/Mar/17 Solo rpt

In descent. Again.

with Jeremy M
DaveWhite13 07/Mar/17 2nd
Keith Lambley 06/Mar/17 Lead
with Kate R
Hidden 05/Mar/17 Solo O/S
MattersBats 05/Mar/17 -
with Jonny
NickSayers 05/Mar/17 2nd
drsdave 05/Mar/17 Solo

Fun day single axe pick your way along n up

AlistairBerridge 05/Mar/17 Lead rpt

Beautiful condition, felt alpine!

Alkis 05/Mar/17 2nd O/S
dgibs 03/Mar/17 -

In descent. Abseiled one section.

Alastair MacSween 03/Mar/17 Solo rpt
Arete 03/Mar/17 -

In descent with one abseil to make things interesting. Lean and powdery snow.

with dgibs
aki9205 01/Mar/17 Lead
arose 01/Mar/17 Solo

Teaching leading.

with Clients
CraigOsborne ?/Mar/17 2nd O/S

Brilliant day out!

DavidWilby 28/Feb/17 Solo

Pretty good conditions, fairly lean + some powder. Turf well frozen.

Hidden 28/Feb/17 Solo
Richard Hartfield 28/Feb/17 -

Did this whilst on a Glenmore Lodge course. Lean/powdery snow conditions. Seconded a few tricky sections.

NeilMur 27/Feb/17 -
Hidden 24/Feb/17 -
Hidden 19/Feb/17 Solo
mattsmithuk 19/Feb/17 Solo

Stayed to right due to traffic. Not particularly winter

adi_the_goat 19/Feb/17 -
matthewspence 19/Feb/17 Solo
andrew.tyrrell 19/Feb/17 Solo rpt

Almost zero snow or ice, but I kicked one step at one point, so I'm claiming it as a winter ascent. Ross and I stuck to the crest. Gloves off, and wishing I had summer boots on. Climbed as a group of 11.

with Jon, Adam N, latkinson2012, matt_batchelor
brmarshall 19/Feb/17 Solo
matt_batchelor 19/Feb/17 Solo
Steve_T_Taylor 19/Feb/17 Solo
Hidden 17/Feb/17 Lead
Hidden 17/Feb/17 2nd
Katie S 15/Feb/17 AltLd O/S
Matt Schwarz 15/Feb/17 AltLd rpt
with Katie S
BenCollis 15/Feb/17 -

nice hard neve, softened up in the afternoon thougnh

olekemi 12/Feb/17 Solo rpt

In descent

with Mark G
websterm508 11/Feb/17 AltLd
with Craig Spence, Chris Evans
benkelsey 11/Feb/17 Lead O/S

Good value windy fun. F did well to enjoy a standard day out in Scotland like that. Took it as direct as possible

with fshbf
Hidden 11/Feb/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Feb/17 2nd
Eloise_SW 11/Feb/17 Solo

Decended the ridge as we'd sacked off another route, fell on Ali

with Ali Stringer
Hidden 10/Feb/17 AltLd
Hidden 10/Feb/17 -
Hidden 09/Feb/17 Solo O/S
bc44caesar 05/Feb/17 AltLd
Hidden 05/Feb/17 Solo
AlistairBerridge 04/Feb/17 Lead dnf

Shane's crampon broke pretty soon after starting ridge so we bailed. Covered in powder, no ice and turf wasn't frozen with some loose blocks.

with UoN Mountaineer
Hidden ?/Feb/17 2nd
Rsmith ?/Feb/17 Solo
Hidden ?/Feb/17 Lead
chris cockbain 30/Jan/17 Solo O/S
Tom Draude 30/Jan/17 Solo O/S
Elastic Jones 29/Jan/17 Solo rpt
connor_furness 28/Jan/17 Solo
OLGrady 28/Jan/17 Solo rpt
with JemG, NUMC, connor_furness
SamP88 28/Jan/17 Solo O/S

Rock covered in a thin layer of snow, no ice or old snow

aliceswoods 28/Jan/17 Solo
Hidden 28/Jan/17 Lead
Hidden 28/Jan/17 Solo
Sidders 27/Jan/17 -

Snow free. Dry, breezy day. Good fun.

iainwilliams1 18/Jan/17 Solo
Richard Kendrick 17/Jan/17 Solo
with Julian
ElliottB 15/Jan/17 AltLd

Practising moving together with guide teaching along the way.

with James M
Jandwilson 15/Jan/17 Solo O/S
lynx0907 15/Jan/17 Solo
wheelsucker 15/Jan/17 Solo
BPaske 14/Jan/17 Solo
Hidden 14/Jan/17 Solo rpt
Phredd Smith 10/Jan/17 -
Hidden 10/Jan/17 Solo
Hidden 10/Jan/17 Solo O/S
CameronH 10/Jan/17 Solo
with James Kent, Ed Wheatcroft, Robbie Cecere
RWW 02/Jan/17 AltLd O/S

Breezy and very cold. Lots of rime ice. Stuck to ridge. Great fun but over all too soon.

with Andy H
Hidden 01/Jan/17 Solo
David Staples 01/Jan/17 Solo rpt
Wiseman ?/Jan/17 2nd
Hidden ?/Jan/17 Lead
zoe.louise94 ?/Jan/17 2nd
graemew ??/2017 -
graemew ??/2017 -
david_n560 ??/2017 -
Hidden 29/Dec/16 -
wnicholson 13/Dec/16 -
steve-grigg 13/Dec/16 Sent
Ice Spider 04/Dec/16 Solo

Down climbed in lean conditions. Dusting of snow on really icy rocks.

Mikemac 01/Dec/16 Lead rpt
ephraim 27/Nov/16 -
DundeeDave 27/Nov/16 AltLd rpt

Sneachda and Lochain looked pretty black so decided just to scramble up the ridge. Pretty much snow free but a thin coating of verglass on quite a few of the rocks added spice. Found crampons made for more secure footwork.

with ephraim
markneilly346 24/Nov/16 Solo
morageagleson 21/Nov/16 Solo
Jamie Skelton 21/Nov/16 Solo O/S
watson.b 20/Nov/16 -


Graeme Barr 20/Nov/16 Solo
Adamski1986 20/Nov/16 -
MSchobitz 20/Nov/16 Solo rpt

Finally actually climbed the ridge proper. Still just about do-able without crampons.

davidswannn 20/Nov/16 2nd

Climbed moving together.

Hidden 20/Nov/16 Solo
olekemi 19/Nov/16 Solo rpt

Finished up after The Seam.

with Mark G
Hidden 19/Nov/16 AltLd
Hidden 19/Nov/16 AltLd
Alastair MacSween 19/Nov/16 Solo rpt
with Graham Hunter, Graham Drinkwater
tom_drysdale 19/Nov/16 Solo

Nobody was free to take us out on Saturday so Olga and I went full punter and did Fiacaill ridge with tech axes and crampons... we kept getting overtaken by people with no crampons and walking axes but had a lot of fun! We were intending to go up Cairngorm too but we ended up playing in the snow instead, and dug a very decent belay hole in the snow!

with Olga
Chapstick 18/Nov/16 Solo
william henderson 13/Nov/16 Solo O/S

Very wet but still hard snow on ridge. Got off just before wind picked up

with Gordon Henderson
Paul Baller 11/Nov/16 Solo O/S
Buggrit 10/Nov/16 -

Nice walk, early snow on the summits

with Lofty Maurins, Willie Young
Buggrit 10/Nov/16 -
with Willie Young
Hidden 10/Nov/16 Lead O/S
alexmcmillan 07/Nov/16 Solo
Liam Ingram 07/Nov/16 -
Wiseman ?/Nov/16 Solo
Hidden ?/Nov/16 Solo
Mike Turner 07/Oct/16 Solo O/S
with Keith Fisher
Sean Kelly 06/Aug/16 Solo

On the way to tick Beinn Mheadhoin

with Harold Jepson
Hidden 23/May/16 Solo
Steve Kempley 22/May/16 Solo

Great scramble, sunny on the way up, walked along to Cairn Gorm and got hit by hail storm!

Pete Barker 01/May/16 Solo
with Lizzie
carr0t 30/Apr/16 -
Irelando 30/Apr/16 Lead
scottie390 29/Apr/16 Solo
monkeyme2 20/Apr/16 Lead rpt
with Kate
Hidden 15/Apr/16 Solo
Hidden 31/Mar/16 Solo O/S
cols1982 31/Mar/16 Solo
andrew.tyrrell 31/Mar/16 Solo
Hidden 29/Mar/16 Solo
Hidden 28/Mar/16 Solo
7toes 28/Mar/16 Solo
paulh.0776 28/Mar/16 Solo
with hmc Martin, hmc Di, hmc Ted
Alastair MacSween 19/Mar/16 Solo rpt
with Graham Drinkwater
Cheet 17/Mar/16 Solo

Nice beautiful sunny day, little snow left so it is really an easy summer scrambling

thlcr1 14/Mar/16 Solo

Reasonable snow on lower ridge upper section mainly rock. Still good fun and beautiful weather on the top.

mBob8 14/Mar/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Mar/16 Solo O/S
orms 13/Mar/16 -

Scottish winter day with Frank Ormsby and Rich Parker

BusyLizzie 12/Mar/16 -
with Deako, Rob Gurr
Hidden 12/Mar/16 -
Hidden 11/Mar/16 Solo rpt
yodadave 11/Mar/16 Solo
Jo sumner 10/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Mar/16 -
Fiskavaig 10/Mar/16 Solo

Alpine conditions

SlabbyMarvin 10/Mar/16 2nd

With Glenmore Lodge

Zoomer 09/Mar/16 Lead O/S

First on the ridge, epic powder plod and then digging out gear for the rest of the day....whilst on MIC assessment.

with A Student
Hidden 09/Mar/16 2nd
Hidden 07/Mar/16 Solo
JoeMortimer 05/Mar/16 Lead

Mountaineering day, zero viz and slight winds. Atmospheric day out with great mates :-)

with Rebecca Combe, cwildblood, Jen, ewanthomson
cwildblood 05/Mar/16 Lead O/S
ewanthomson 05/Mar/16 2nd
Trevers 04/Mar/16 AltLd rpt

Up and down the easy line in bad weather

BStar 04/Mar/16 AltLd rpt

Lead the group up the mountaineers route, avoiding tricky steps. Downclimbed afterwards. Poor weather!

with Bobby, Alex Toseland, Rachael88, Trevers
Rachael88 04/Mar/16 AltLd

Our final day out on the hill, poor/no viability once we where on the ridge. Descended the ridge

jimbonfire 03/Mar/16 Lead
Trevers 03/Mar/16 Solo rpt

Descent along the walking sections

with BStar
Youngmre 03/Mar/16 -
BStar 03/Mar/16 Solo rpt

In descent

with Trevers
swmackey 02/Mar/16 -
olliepocock 02/Mar/16 -
flying el burro ?/Mar/16 Solo
ianslade 29/Feb/16 AltLd
Hidden 28/Feb/16 Lead
roym 28/Feb/16 Solo
with BMaybee, Eliot Bianco
JoeJegat 28/Feb/16 AltLd

Amazing conditions. Roped together as alpine practise. Over far too quickly!

with Stuart White, Michael Bonallie
Michael Bonallie 28/Feb/16 AltLd
Hidden 28/Feb/16 Lead O/S
BMaybee 28/Feb/16 Solo
with Eliot Bianco, roym
DoMakeSayThink 28/Feb/16 Solo O/S

Sun sun suunnnn

with Paul Hazell
SWhite10 28/Feb/16 AltLd O/S
MikeW83 28/Feb/16 -
Hidden 27/Feb/16 Solo O/S
tom jefferies 26/Feb/16 AltLd
with oli dowen
Hidden 26/Feb/16 -
Hidden 25/Feb/16 Lead
Mr Fuller 24/Feb/16 Solo rpt
with Sammy R, Pete Dollman
R Brown 24/Feb/16 Solo

Grade I variation taken

Hidden 24/Feb/16 AltLd
Hidden 24/Feb/16 AltLd
Cyborg 24/Feb/16 Solo
Hidden 21/Feb/16 Solo
Calum Wadsworth 21/Feb/16 Solo rpt

Did a bit more of it this time, think a missed the majority of the interesting stuff last time I did it.

with Micheal Macdonld
Icekool 21/Feb/16 2nd

really windy avoided the direct route, skirting through easier ground on the right above the slope of Coire na Lochain.

HairyBean 21/Feb/16 2nd rpt
with Simon Preuss
Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton 20/Feb/16 Solo rpt
griffithpatrick 20/Feb/16 -
ChristyCole 18/Feb/16 AltLd
with dkilner
LucaC 18/Feb/16 Solo
with Rich
dkilner 18/Feb/16 AltLd O/S

One roped pitch through main buttress soloed the finish.

peachos 18/Feb/16 Solo

In descent

JFT 18/Feb/16 Solo

took the grade 1 ground on the right

gingerking 17/Feb/16 Solo

Descent in moonlight

Purely 17/Feb/16 Lead rpt

First winter outing for KD and HH. Avoided the harder pitched sections.

Hidden 17/Feb/16 Solo
The old James turnbull 17/Feb/16 Solo
with aiden
Hidden 17/Feb/16 Solo
Hidden 15/Feb/16 -
nathan.h90 15/Feb/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Feb/16 AltLd O/S
Hidden 15/Feb/16 Lead rpt
BarnDawg 15/Feb/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Feb/16 2nd RP
AllanT_87 15/Feb/16 Solo
Ron Rees Davies 15/Feb/16 Solo
with Matt
JHiley 15/Feb/16 Lead
with Andy (PCC)
GMohr 15/Feb/16 -
ChrisH89 14/Feb/16 2nd O/S
Naomi.P 14/Feb/16 -

With Poppy, moved together for some sections and I lead a pitch. Whiteout at the top. No views.

Hidden 14/Feb/16 -
rnotman67 14/Feb/16 2nd

Soloed up onto the ridge from the coire, then up to the crux, roped up and climbed after Gav led.

with Gavin
Teappleby 14/Feb/16 Solo rpt

As descent

Sime64 14/Feb/16 Solo rpt
Harrisonrhughes 14/Feb/16 Lead

Sought snow to the right, great day low visibility and poor conditions.

OLGrady 14/Feb/16 -
with B Rogers, OWatson, ChrisH89
MJProSkater 13/Feb/16 -
Hidden 13/Feb/16 Lead
Hidden 13/Feb/16 -
Hidden 13/Feb/16 -
Sam Ash 13/Feb/16 Solo
with Tom Brown
jh1990 13/Feb/16 Solo O/S
with Dave Knight
Michael Aylen 12/Feb/16 Lead
with Ben Fleming
Hidden 11/Feb/16 Lead O/S
rjshade 11/Feb/16 AltLd O/S

Roped up for the crux pitch, and the short exposed ridge afterwards.

Doughnut 11/Feb/16 2nd
with droyse
Hidden 10/Feb/16 2nd
Ian Campbell 10/Feb/16 Solo O/S

Grippy snow untill half way up then it was crampon time!

Chelsey Robinson 09/Feb/16 2nd O/S
joe hallam 09/Feb/16 Lead

Good day out twin ribs to start day 1of the trip

macca69 09/Feb/16 Solo
with julian carnell, adam coles
Hidden 09/Feb/16 AltLd
EuanM 06/Feb/16 Solo

Brutal wind and white out on the plateau made for interesting navigation back to the ski centre.

Hidden 05/Feb/16 -
jgardiner 04/Feb/16 Solo
MrFreekie 04/Feb/16 AltLd
with Sally, Ben, Al, John 04/Feb/16 -

On winter mountaineering course at Glenmore Lodge

Bluebird 03/Feb/16 AltLd
Juliankitesurfer 02/Feb/16 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/16 2nd
olddirtydoggy ?/Feb/16 2nd
with pete the management
LakeDistrictMountaineer ?/Feb/16 Solo

Snow not bonded to rock. Very little ice

mikewilson789 31/Jan/16 Lead O/S
with Shelley mcbride
fuzzysheep01 31/Jan/16 Lead O/S

Pitched one bit - the steep bit direct. Nice ridge.

lcullum7 31/Jan/16 Solo rpt
with mmason1
MattKettle 31/Jan/16 2nd O/S
CasualLime 27/Jan/16 2nd

1st Scottish winter route and 1st time moving together. Climbed with 5 other SUMC members.

Hidden 24/Jan/16 AltLd O/S
lukegorman 22/Jan/16 Solo O/S
JoeCoxson 22/Jan/16 Solo rpt

Conditions were better than expected, but still windy as an old peoples home on baked bean night.

IainMay 20/Jan/16 Lead rpt
efp 20/Jan/16 Lead
with Holly Addis
ianstevens 20/Jan/16 Solo O/S
with Matt Peacey, Holly Addis, Elle Phillips, joedean
matt peacey 20/Jan/16 AltLd
Hidden 20/Jan/16 2nd
joedean 20/Jan/16 Solo
tomwright1509 19/Jan/16 Lead O/S
Conor Nally 17/Jan/16 -
67hours 17/Jan/16 Solo

Via the most direct line possible

Oliver Smaje 17/Jan/16 AltLd O/S
with Jack, Conor Nally
alexmcmillan 17/Jan/16 Solo

In descent.

with Jake Dowell
Mowglee 17/Jan/16 -

Too much powder for climbing anything else. Sought out the tricky bits where possible; pitched one bit which felt a fair bit harder than II

Appleby 17/Jan/16 2nd

Moved together for all of it

with Coco
FionaJK 16/Jan/16 Lead
OMara81 16/Jan/16 Solo O/S

Direct route, enjoyable ridge but just a bit short, good weather, a bit too much powder.

cacheson 16/Jan/16 Lead

Moved together. Some funky and fun mixed steps!

with Fran Baldacchino
davidswannn 16/Jan/16 Lead
with Kieran Carey
Sylvian B 16/Jan/16 Solo O/S

Really busy

with OMara81
Wullie 14/Jan/16 Solo
Pete_Stewart 14/Jan/16 -

Day 4 of a Winter Mountaineering course at Glenmore Lodge. Took the easier ground to the right (Grade I).

salix 13/Jan/16 -

Neus' first winter climb. Beautiful sunshine and views on the plateau.

with Neus
Hidden 13/Jan/16 AltLd rpt
BRoe 13/Jan/16 Lead O/S
with ArranLaird, Rhi
ArranLaird 13/Jan/16 -
with Rhi, BRoe
Barry Harper 11/Jan/16 2nd
Chuck 10/Jan/16 Solo
Geoff F 10/Jan/16 Lead O/S

Took the grade II line.

with DaveG
George Milligan 09/Jan/16 AltLd O/S

First winter grade II, great day out!

with Michael Haywood
joem 09/Jan/16 Lead O/S

First of the season. Pretty much all powder good day put.

with odox
Knut 09/Jan/16 -

Did the ridge on the way down after Fiacaill Couloir, quite tricky in places down climbing the route, moved together.

bencoope 09/Jan/16 -
with Knut
odox 09/Jan/16 AltLd

with joem
cc_10 09/Jan/16 Lead

Direct finish

with melanie liddell
swildig 08/Jan/16 Solo O/S
joe.wahab 08/Jan/16 Solo O/S

First winter route! Stayed right for most but still had some great exposure during parts. Beautiful sunny but cold day - Lots of powdery snow to wade through. Finished the day off with a traverse of Coire an t-Snechda and down Fiacaill a' Choire Chais.

justaddpowder 02/Jan/16 Lead

Just enough snow on the approach slope and fun on the ridge.

Ccmilree 02/Jan/16 2nd
Webster 01/Jan/16 Solo

hangover cure. up and down taking the line of most resistance on the way up and least resistance on the way down. crampons stayed in bag but axe helped

malone ?/Jan/16 Solo
Keo ??/2016 2nd O/S
with Scott
mournesmtneer ??/2016 -
tradisrad ??/2016 AltLd O/S
mountain musher ??/2016 -
Hidden ??/2016 -
debaser ??/2016 -
louisr23 ??/2016 AltLd
shelbymcb ??/2016 2nd
atthedropofahat 31/Dec/15 Solo O/S

Was it winter? Icy in places, axe came out to aid with frozen cracks, crampons in bag.

with sammyblack, Steven Kelly
Hidden 30/Dec/15 2nd
Larey 29/Dec/15 2nd

Moved together minus two 10m sections which were pitched

acollins615 28/Dec/15 Solo
Francis Hardy 28/Dec/15 Solo

Snow in poor condition. Some enjoyable scambly moves when taken direct.

Hidden 28/Dec/15 Solo
Ahebden93 27/Dec/15 2nd
with Ndawson
Ndawson 27/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Dec/15 Solo G/U
MuckyMorris 15/Dec/15 Solo

between I and II ....

Al_Mac 14/Dec/15 Lead
bandersnatch 14/Dec/15 2nd
with Al_Mac
Hidden 13/Dec/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Dec/15 Lead rpt
edjenkins 13/Dec/15 AltLd rpt

Really clear, views good, nice welcome back to Scottish Winter

with MegWan
Elsier 13/Dec/15 Lead rpt

Beautiful day, took the hardest line. Forgotten harness so had to make one out of slings!

with becdent
Hidden 12/Dec/15 AltLd
aldo56 12/Dec/15 Solo O/S

In descent.

with Greig, Paterson12
plummet 12/Dec/15 Lead
with Bree
IainMay 03/Dec/15 Solo rpt

In decent.

Jamie Johnston 03/Dec/15 Solo

Nice day to be out.

with Mike Wells
sparbus 29/Nov/15 -
with simon clark
Hidden 25/Nov/15 Solo rpt
Hidden 22/Nov/15 Solo
Ben Sharp 22/Nov/15 Lead
with Bee
Pete-West88 22/Nov/15 -

Solo'd the 1st part, then Gaunt lead the then main part of the ridge which we took direct instead of the easier route, then moved together to the top.

Phill_ Thompson 22/Nov/15 Solo
olekemi 22/Nov/15 Solo rpt

In descent

with Brian W, Jeremy M
SkylarLobdell 22/Nov/15 Solo
Stephen18 22/Nov/15 Lead O/S
Mark Bannan 14/Nov/15 Solo rpt

Was only intent on a hillwalk, but I had my axe and crampons so thought "what the heck"!

Hidden 29/Aug/15 Lead
NickBrown 09/May/15 Lead O/S

Stuck to the crest. Moved together. Still snow ice in corners. All over with rather quickly.

Susanj21 09/May/15 2nd
Iain Thow 05/May/15 Solo

Snow a bit sloppy and big winds but still fun

BnB 13/Apr/15 -
dakidunn 13/Apr/15 Solo
with BnB
Hidden 12/Apr/15 Solo
barrowclough 11/Apr/15 AltLd O/S
with Spod
steveg 05/Apr/15 Solo
Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton 04/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden 02/Apr/15 Lead
Mr.Billiams 21/Mar/15 Solo
with Russell
martrin 15/Mar/15 Solo
with Sarah Kekus
Hidden 15/Mar/15 Solo
Hidden 14/Mar/15 Solo
monkeyme2 14/Mar/15 Solo
stouffer 14/Mar/15 Solo

In descent

ad82amr 13/Mar/15 Solo O/S
JonnyJT 13/Mar/15 Solo
SamTudor91 13/Mar/15 Solo O/S
watersah 06/Mar/15 2nd

On Glenmore Lodge Winter Mountaineering course, led by Matt and Kirk

Hidden 04/Mar/15 Solo
Hidden 04/Mar/15 Solo
Chipper ?/Mar/15 Solo
Hidden 28/Feb/15 -
piplarter 27/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Cracking scramble in the snow but a bit windy!

miriamclaire 27/Feb/15 2nd O/S

Did the first pitch, then dropped down to the right hand side

JonnyJT 26/Feb/15 2nd O/S
with Stuart Lade
Greylag 26/Feb/15 AltLd
wjcdean 25/Feb/15 AltLd rpt

Moved together. pitched a few sections. Brilliant weather. Followed the horse shoe aroynd and back to the car park

BStar 25/Feb/15 AltLd

Chose the hardest line, very scoured, more like scrambling in places rather than winter mountaineering.

Hidden 25/Feb/15 2nd
Rachael88 25/Feb/15 Solo

Fab day as part of my 5 day winter mountaineering course with Glenmore Lodge

Hidden 25/Feb/15 Solo
Trevers 25/Feb/15 2nd

Middle man on a rope of three, moving together mostly. Awkward being in the middle

arose 22/Feb/15 Solo

Working. Rigging for Nadir Khan on the Hurting

Mike Soulby 21/Feb/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Feb/15 2nd
MSchobitz 21/Feb/15 Solo
Ali Mortazavi 21/Feb/15 Solo O/S
Teappleby 21/Feb/15 Solo O/S

descent from the vent, decided to follow it all the way down.

peachos 21/Feb/15 Solo
IainMay 20/Feb/15 Solo rpt
ADConway 19/Feb/15 Solo O/S

Lovely scramble in cold conditions, little ice but crampons needed on top. Very windy on the plateau.

with Wrekin MC
LucaC 17/Feb/15 -


Purely 16/Feb/15 Solo
with Hannah Bell, Andy Bennett
ClareM.123 16/Feb/15 Solo

Roped up for the grade II section,1st day of USMC Winter-meet, guiding with 9-1-6.

joshuahix1 16/Feb/15 Solo O/S
with Daniel Heaton
newvena 16/Feb/15 Lead O/S
IainMay 16/Feb/15 Lead O/S
dobby 200 16/Feb/15 Solo O/S
daniel heaton 16/Feb/15 Solo O/S
with HSX
langdalec 16/Feb/15 2nd O/S
with Iain May, Rhys HW, ClareM.123
Hidden 16/Feb/15 Lead
Louis Hume 14/Feb/15 Lead

With Liz, Dangerous and Wife

BruceG 14/Feb/15 Solo
with DaleF
Jenny Hall 14/Feb/15 Solo

Took Liz and Dave up Fiacaille Ridge Liz and I soloed the easy route Louis led Dave up the grade II section.

with Louis
fizzicist 14/Feb/15 Solo
Hidden 14/Feb/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
kegless 12/Feb/15 2nd
with John McCuan
Hidden 11/Feb/15 AltLd
tk4210 10/Feb/15 AltLd O/S

Fantastic conditions. Stuck to the main ridge line. Really enjoyed it.After this we dropped down the goat track and did a red gully.

Hidden 10/Feb/15 Solo
Hidden 09/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Dravies 07/Feb/15 Solo
Hidden 05/Feb/15 2nd O/S
jamesk93 05/Feb/15 2nd O/S
Matt Cooke 05/Feb/15 AltLd rpt
RossWoodruffe 05/Feb/15 Lead G/U

Backed off final pitched section and went round to the right so grade I. moved together over other sections. With James King.

Hidden 05/Feb/15 Lead
Jack.H.92 05/Feb/15 AltLd
Hidden 04/Feb/15 -
Hidden 03/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
richardg1912 03/Feb/15 Solo O/S
JessWilliams 02/Feb/15 Solo
with Lloyd, Ben Prestwich
Hidden 02/Feb/15 Solo
Lmt ?/Feb/15 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/15 Lead
danex ?/Feb/15 Solo
Hidden 29/Jan/15 Solo
JamesRich 29/Jan/15 Solo O/S
with BUMC
grady_9 24/Jan/15 Solo
with Joe Malcolm
dan_the_dingo 22/Jan/15 Solo
aljones91 22/Jan/15 Solo
JonnyJT 21/Jan/15 Solo O/S
Hugh Simons 21/Jan/15 Solo O/S

Sarah's first winter route. Went the easy way since a guide was taking people up the direct way and didn't want to hang around! Were roped together but never actually placed gear or made a belay. Great ridge.

with Sarah
Gerrard 19/Jan/15 Solo
Brian Smith 84 19/Jan/15 Solo
m675bowsl 18/Jan/15 -
Alastair MacSween 17/Jan/15 Solo rpt
with Graham Drinkwater, Phil Warriner
jev 17/Jan/15 AltLd O/S
with Marnoch
mhamiltonj 17/Jan/15 Solo rpt
with Jev
CharlieMack 17/Jan/15 Lead O/S
with Jen Maxfield
Hidden 17/Jan/15 Solo
Rampikino 17/Jan/15 Solo

In descent but kep going back to solo the harder bits.

Hidden 17/Jan/15 Solo
dboyd197 03/Jan/15 -

Moving Together

AJWolfie ?/Jan/15 Solo
Hidden ??/2015 -
plain kitten ??/2015 -
GordonAinslie ??/2015 AltLd
el diablo ??/2015 -
David Stevens ??/2015 -
bedsforsleepypeople ??/2015 -
alasdair19 ??/2015 -
seanhendo123 30/Dec/14 Solo

Lean so probably not a "proper" winter ascent but my first winter route :-)

Hidden 30/Dec/14 Solo O/S
1918hasti 30/Dec/14 Solo
with Pete Hastings, Doc
Hidden 30/Dec/14 Solo
John1458 30/Dec/14 Solo O/S
adam.wood 30/Dec/14 Solo O/S
with UBMC
WhipperSnapper 29/Dec/14 Solo
Hidden 28/Dec/14 Solo rpt
Daniel Allen 28/Dec/14 2nd O/S
alias dave 28/Dec/14 Lead O/S
yehti 27/Dec/14 -


with Peter Young
Hidden 27/Dec/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Dec/14 Solo
mzchambers 19/Dec/14 Solo
with Will R, Ewan
Tom Livingstone 18/Dec/14 Solo O/S
cas smerdon 15/Dec/14 Solo
Hidden 13/Dec/14 Solo rpt
Phill_ Thompson 13/Dec/14 -
with Alan Aston
Hidden 05/Dec/14 Solo
calumhicks 05/Dec/14 Solo O/S

Descended this after climbing Ewan's buttress. Probably easy going up but slightly spicy trying to downclimb

with DavidMcK, Adam Harris
Nemo9 05/Dec/14 Solo
mrbird 04/Dec/14 Solo
Hidden 04/Dec/14 Solo O/S
jimmatthews 04/Dec/14 Solo
Hidden ?/Dec/14 Solo
rashwell ?/Dec/14 Solo
Hidden ?/Dec/14 Solo
SamHastings 08/Oct/14 -
Nigel Bond 22/Jul/14 Solo
with Colin Hutton
JudithE 26/May/14 Solo
with Martin Ellis, Becky Ellis (PCC), Mike Tut (PCC), David Brown (PCC)
Hidden 03/May/14 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/14 -
drsdave 25/Mar/14 -
Hidden 22/Mar/14 -
JamesMortimer4 12/Mar/14 AltLd
with Tim Miller
Jon Pilling 12/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Amazing clear conditions, zero wind!

with Sttevei Atalla
Andy bowden 06/Mar/14 Solo O/S

awesome day out. need to do it in the summer

Sam Falconer 06/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Rory Bascombe 06/Mar/14 Solo O/S

Pretty darn fun day!

Andrew Wilson 05/Mar/14 Solo O/S


andyhewlett 05/Mar/14 Lead
with idoia, Chris Jenkins
Ccmilree 04/Mar/14 Lead
Keiran O'Mahony 03/Mar/14 AltLd O/S
Dave Douglas 03/Mar/14 Lead

Stuck to the crest due to deep snow.

michaelb1 03/Mar/14 Lead

Very busy

troybison 03/Mar/14 2nd
Louis Hume 03/Mar/14 Solo

Did this to avoid loaded slopes in Coire

Jenny Hall 03/Mar/14 2nd O/S

Lots of new snow in coire Snec. so bailed and made a beeline for the ridge, snow was really good.

with Louis
gjt 02/Mar/14 Solo O/S
with Kit, Roo
ross brinson 01/Mar/14 Solo
with Devin Farkas
Hidden 01/Mar/14 Solo
mim tiller 01/Mar/14 AltLd O/S
Ardo 01/Mar/14 Solo rpt
Parmo ?/Mar/14 2nd
partz 28/Feb/14 AltLd O/S

Great condition! Great route

Alex Wade 28/Feb/14 AltLd
with partz
scotybotty1234 28/Feb/14 Solo
kiwi boy 28/Feb/14 Solo β

In full winter conditions. Deep snow fairly well bonded on route. Busy! Could do with being a bit longer Took the rack for a walk again

RM199 28/Feb/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Feb/14 Lead O/S
ipegg 27/Feb/14 2nd
matthewspence 26/Feb/14 Solo
nicknicely 26/Feb/14 2nd
with Matt, Jon
Hidden 26/Feb/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Feb/14 2nd O/S
ross brinson 24/Feb/14 Solo
with Devin Farkas
Hidden 24/Feb/14 2nd
Danny Crump 24/Feb/14 Lead
with John Andrews, Richard Vaughan
andyhewlett 23/Feb/14 Lead O/S

Mikes first winder climb

with Mike Riley
Hidden 20/Feb/14 Solo
Hidden 19/Feb/14 Solo rpt
PeteMc 19/Feb/14 Solo
Hidden 19/Feb/14 Solo
Hidden 18/Feb/14 -
ankyo 18/Feb/14 Lead

With 9 Srmrt

Hidden 18/Feb/14 2nd
Hidden 18/Feb/14 Solo O/S
RyanOsborne 17/Feb/14 -
ross brinson 17/Feb/14 Solo
with Devin Farkas
MartF 16/Feb/14 Solo O/S

Solo of Fiacaill Ridge, stopped to ab in and climb Invernookie en route. Also lowered down and top-roped the last 30m of something else (possibly belhaven) that was too loaded with snow to tell what it was.

with Stu Spencer
JakeWShaw 16/Feb/14 Solo O/S

Outrageous amounts of snow, most of the rock was buried.

peterhubbard 16/Feb/14 -
with Alastair, conrad_o
Hidden 16/Feb/14 -
Hidden 16/Feb/14 Lead
franhammond92 16/Feb/14 Solo O/S

Good fun but under a lot of snow.

PieMan 16/Feb/14 Lead rpt
with Che
MightyStew 16/Feb/14 Solo O/S
with donwito, u00
Samuel Wainwright 16/Feb/14 Solo
Will Beaumont 16/Feb/14 2nd O/S

Seb lead technical bits and we walked the rest

Hidden 16/Feb/14 Lead
Radioactiveman 16/Feb/14 Solo O/S
Calum Wadsworth 16/Feb/14 Solo O/S

It was under large amounts of snow.

with Jake Shaw, franhammond92
scott.hill 15/Feb/14 Solo dnf
Ali Mortazavi 15/Feb/14 Solo dnf
Naomi.P 15/Feb/14 -

Attempted but decided not to due to poor snow pack conditions and poor visibility

steveq 14/Feb/14 -
JAGM 14/Feb/14 -

On a Glenmore Lodge winter mountaineering course. Solo except for roped on a short steep step on the left (instructor said grade II). Didn't do the longer rocky icy step on left as a group on it; went around this to the right up a steepish snow slope (grade 1?). Great fun...

Bob Ashcroft 11/Feb/14 Solo O/S
with Kirby
Elastic Jones 11/Feb/14 AltLd rpt
with Molly
Hidden 10/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Feb/14 Lead O/S
stevelismore 09/Feb/14 Solo O/S

Strong wind blowing. Attempted climb over icy boulders near top, lost footing, axes slipped from grasp and fell off, leaving axes behind! Gave quick practice in fall arrest minus axes-use those fingers!

with Jim Slater, Phil PCC
Jim Slater 09/Feb/14 Solo O/S
IJHunt 09/Feb/14 Solo O/S

Blowing well, substantial quantities of snow.

with Fiona
wjcdean 07/Feb/14 2nd O/S

Taken up by Alec as part of Glenmore lodge course

with BStar, Ben Lander, Trevers
Hidden 07/Feb/14 Lead rpt
BStar 07/Feb/14 AltLd

Took the hardest line although some bits were skipped as it was very busy. A tricky little step up at one point on mixed terrain. Did this as part of the Glenmore Lodge Mountaineering Course

Hidden 07/Feb/14 AltLd O/S
Trevers 07/Feb/14 TR

Done as part of the Winter Mountaineering course with Glenmore Lodge. Top-roped up the icy steps by instructor. Fantastic views. Busy.

with wjcdean
Sam Maher 07/Feb/14 Lead O/S

Kept to the right and missed a lot of the grade 2 stuff. Felt very easy. Carried on to do Cairn Gorm before heading back to the ski centre car park

with James Kent, Mike Davie, Rob Davis
AndyMcCoy 06/Feb/14 2nd
with Some Guide, Richard Bennett
Jonnaylor 04/Feb/14 Solo


with Tim Taylor, Colin Scott
Alastair MacSween 04/Feb/14 Solo rpt
with Graham Drinkwater
pzkeeper 04/Feb/14 Solo
Hidden ?/Feb/14 -
Nick F Smith ?/Feb/14 AltLd O/S
with Sam Brown, James Boston
winst0n ?/Feb/14 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/14 -
davidclare ?/Feb/14 Solo
with Paul Poudevigne-Durance, Tom Barret, Alice Stuart-Lee, Olly Byrne
OZZY1962 ?/Feb/14 AltLd O/S

Good snow all over rocks

martinbettridge06 ?/Feb/14 Lead
edmitchell 25/Jan/14 2nd O/S
with Phil Wake
Hidden 23/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Cheet 22/Jan/14 2nd
with Raphael
wookie667 20/Jan/14 Solo

up and then back down.

David Staples 20/Jan/14 -
vix 20/Jan/14 -

Solo, moving together and two pitches. Lovely:-D

Hidden 20/Jan/14 Solo
thedatastream 19/Jan/14 Lead O/S

Powdery and not well consolidated. Matt's first winter route. Definitely grade II today. 5cm windslab on high NW slopes, sheared with a light hand pull. Descent via Cairn Lochan and Miadan...

Matt Marsh 19/Jan/14 -
Hidden 19/Jan/14 2nd
c357 19/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jan/14 Lead
timday 18/Jan/14 Lead

Bit windy but not blustery/unbalancing. Got the rope out for the hard bit (single short pitch); surprised to see two other ascending parties pass us on the easy ground to the right (where's the fun in that?) Bit of an epic getting back east in whiteout to descend to the ski area.

with ChrisL, SteveS
Ulgrid 18/Jan/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Jan/14 Solo rpt
arandall 16/Jan/14 Solo O/S
Nathan Adam 16/Jan/14 Solo

Along with twin ribs.

JoeCoxson 16/Jan/14 Solo O/S

Aiming to do some routes on Coire an Lochain, but weather didn't permit, so we contoured onto the ridge and soloed. Easy stuff, and didn't feel to exposed, even with high winds.

BallsOfSteel 14/Jan/14 Solo O/S

In descent

with Gem Francis, Wee Stevie, IainMunro
Hidden 14/Jan/14 Solo
Hidden 14/Jan/14 Solo
stephenmckenzie 14/Jan/14 Solo O/S
MaccMark 13/Jan/14 AltLd
augustus trout 13/Jan/14 AltLd rpt
aljones91 13/Jan/14 AltLd
Hidden 11/Jan/14 Lead
mattrm 11/Jan/14 Lead O/S

Lead the short mixed pitch. Just to give Joe an introduction to Cairngorm mixed routes.

with Joe Gallacher
Martin McKenna - UKC 11/Jan/14 Solo O/S

Did after having to bail from a buried Savage Slit

joe gallacher 11/Jan/14 2nd

First winter route...Bit of a walk up in gale force conditions..followed by short stretch of mixed..well lead by Matt. My fingers were colder than they've EVER been standing on the belay with the spindrift howling up my kilt. Don't quite understand why the route has stars as a (climbed route)

with Matt Moore
Stuart Macfarlane 11/Jan/14 Lead rpt
with Jeanie
Scott Rankin 11/Jan/14 Solo
2010_graham 05/Jan/14 AltLd O/S
with Ian R
Relayer 04/Jan/14 AltLd O/S

First winter lead.Crux taken direct. Bit of faffing around but good day out.

with Nic DW
Nic DW 04/Jan/14 AltLd O/S
with Stuart
DundeeDave 04/Jan/14 AltLd O/S
with markusj
Dunx 04/Jan/14 Lead
with Myles Dalzell
Hidden 04/Jan/14 2nd rpt
markusj 04/Jan/14 AltLd O/S

Taken direct. Bit thin in crux, but plenty of pro. Best Wx in a month!

Hidden 04/Jan/14 Solo O/S
Jinete Palido 04/Jan/14 2nd
daviemj ?/Jan/14 AltLd

My friends and I went to the right, doing the grade I route. It was a bit cloudy when we summited so that awe inspiring views that we climbed to get weren't available. What we lost in not seeing the horizons, we gained in the added mystery of the climb. Slowly working your way up a snow covered mountain in fog is a thoroughly lonesome undertaking. Luckily, I was climbing with some great friends. There are two things I will remember about this trip. One, seeing the grade II direct and thinking 'forget that'. I've never been so sure that I wasn't going to try something in my life. I was under the impression that from grade I - IV would require much the same kit. I will certainly be buying some more screws and another ace though. My one DMM raptor would not have got me up that direct! The second is getting to the weather station on the Cairngorm summit (or near enough). Had I not had somebody telling me it was a weather station, I would have assumed it was an odd shaped tree. The wind and snow had done a fantastic job of covering the station over, obliterating any claim that humanity had to that mountain top. Once again I'm reminded at the utter power, and humanity's futility, in response to nature's power. You know, till we get back in doors to the central heating. Take that winter!

Hidden ?/Jan/14 Solo
Hidden ?/Jan/14 Solo
saffy ?/Jan/14 AltLd O/S
Sam Maher ?/Jan/14 AltLd
with daviemj
jamesgr87 ?/Jan/14 Solo O/S
soup212 ??/2014 -

top out in a white room

Colin Dyer ??/2014 Lead
with Andrew McBennett, Paul Reilly
JSCB ??/2014 -
Nick Biven ??/2014 -
nj.harris ??/2014 -
crustypunkuk ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
Si ??/2014 -
yarrow 30/Dec/13 Solo O/S

Followed easier ground on the right.

Dunx 30/Dec/13 Solo
with robh14
Hidden 30/Dec/13 2nd O/S
UBMC 30/Dec/13 Solo
UBMC 30/Dec/13 Solo
UBMC 30/Dec/13 Solo
pftom 30/Dec/13 AltLd rpt
with Pat Thompson
robh14 30/Dec/13 Solo
with Dunx
Hidden 30/Dec/13 Solo O/S
Steve Woollard 30/Dec/13 Lead
Hidden 29/Dec/13 Solo
colin fagan 29/Dec/13 Solo
HairyBean 29/Dec/13 2nd O/S
with Lee Glasbrook, Petrina Brown, Natalie Burke
Hidden 29/Dec/13 Solo
Hidden 29/Dec/13 Solo O/S
Gawyllie 29/Dec/13 Solo

ascent and descent

Chris Homewood (Swindon MC) 29/Dec/13 2nd
PeteMc 29/Dec/13 Solo O/S
mattnuttall 26/Dec/13 Solo O/S

good choice for conditions, easier than the Vent

Hidden 26/Dec/13 Lead O/S
TCarrick 19/Dec/13 - 17/Dec/13 AltLd
steve-grigg 17/Dec/13 AltLd

Moved together as a three, finished just before then wind really picked up

Jordangask 16/Dec/13 Lead
MrRiley 07/Dec/13 AltLd O/S

In descent

Hidden 07/Dec/13 Solo O/S
Debbie Lee 07/Dec/13 AltLd
with MrRiley
RLimmer ?/Dec/13 Solo O/S
with John Limmer
dp1 ?/Dec/13 Lead
masa-alpin 30/Nov/13 2nd dnf

Simon's first winter lead and Jonno's first climbing outdoor anywhere. After P2 we bailed as the temperature had risen, ice melting, and it was getting late.

with Jonno R, perrys
perrys 30/Nov/13 Lead dnf

Backed off as not enough time to complete.

Hidden 25/Nov/13 Solo
SWalls 24/Nov/13 Solo
with Andrea Howard
mattking_109 24/Nov/13 Solo
with Iona
Alan.rodger 23/Nov/13 Solo rpt

With drew yule and ian macmillan.

with fvmc
Chris_Mullaney 22/Nov/13 AltLd
with Mr. K
Mr. K 22/Nov/13 AltLd O/S

Stuck strictly to the crest of the ridge and managed to find a Tech 4 crux! Great day out!

masa-alpin 22/Nov/13 AltLd O/S

Moved together mostly (Kyle leads first, then I the rest), except the crux Kyle lead, which was tech 4 for sure (We strictly followed the ridge all the way). The entire ridge is so escapable. Rocks heavily rimed.

with Chris Chef, Mr. K
Hidden 17/Nov/13 2nd
Hidden 10/Nov/13 AltLd
peebles boy 09/Nov/13 Solo

Cracking mornings climb after a scramble up Twin Ribs, deep snow but reasonably firm.

JamesRoddie 04/Nov/13 Solo

A bit of a wade to get up to the crest, about a foot of snow and a lot of rime.

billyf1 04/Oct/13 2nd

scramble with glenmore lodge guide

tom_holdsworth 04/May/13 Solo

In descent

with Will Taylor
JS1346 11/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 07/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Koon 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Snow not that well consolidated. We stayed on the ridge right to the top. Super day out...almost alpine feel with the blue skies and sunshine.

with Mary Lothian
beds74 06/Apr/13 Solo
Pompey ?/Apr/13 Solo
with JohnnyW
Hidden 31/Mar/13 AltLd
Sutty22 29/Mar/13 Lead O/S

Rhys's first time in crampons and first winter climb aged 12. Took the easiest route to the top and he loved it.

with Rhys
lou_rankine 17/Mar/13 -
Hidden 16/Mar/13 -
Hidden 15/Mar/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Mar/13 AltLd dnf
eolmar 03/Mar/13 Solo
Iain_L_32 ?/Mar/13 AltLd
Lancer ?/Mar/13 AltLd O/S
with Charlie Burbridge
edordead ?/Mar/13 2nd
Mayaculpa 26/Feb/13 AltLd

Lower half in reasonable nic, not much snow/ice above that.

with jayyaj
Cwallace 26/Feb/13 -


JezzaCat 25/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Ben, Stella Baylis
Hidden 25/Feb/13 Lead
Stella Baylis 25/Feb/13 2nd
Andy DB 24/Feb/13 Solo O/S
with Will C, storky, Jen B, kitP
kitP 24/Feb/13 2nd O/S

Roped up for the grade two bits we missed out last time, Will lead

with JoC, Will, storky, Jen B, Andy DB
Hidden 24/Feb/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 23/Feb/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 21/Feb/13 Solo
redshapedfriday 21/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Jenny Hall 19/Feb/13 Solo

Good conditions and amazing weather

dregsy 19/Feb/13 2nd

After a disappointing day under achieving it was nice to get back to good stuff. Preparing for the Alps on an Alpine day in Scotland

with Geoff Lyons
Jenny Hall 18/Feb/13 2nd

Great conditions, mixed but lovely positions and exciting

Hidden 18/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
Louis Hume 18/Feb/13 Lead

A bit lean

Hidden 18/Feb/13 -
MartinN 17/Feb/13 2nd O/S

Done direct pitching the grade II section only otherwise soloed. Beautiful day real alpine feel about the route.

Hidden 17/Feb/13 Lead O/S
PeteLoveless 17/Feb/13 Solo O/S
with Ben Gibson
swmackey 17/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
with Annie Kirkwood
Chris Homewood (Swindon MC) 17/Feb/13 Lead
with MartinN
PieMan 17/Feb/13 2nd O/S

Kept left all the way, magic day out.

with James
Alpenglow 17/Feb/13 Lead rpt

Crux was very lean, definitely a II today.

with Pudding, NUMC
Cadairmanuk 17/Feb/13 Lead
pete1993 16/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Feb/13 AltLd
Alpinehero 16/Feb/13 -

Big queues but awesome day in the sun

with Caroline Sbrissa
ralphio 16/Feb/13 AltLd
Chris Huntington 16/Feb/13 2nd O/S

Good condition but rapidly thawing

sam26051 16/Feb/13 2nd
Cornish boy 16/Feb/13 AltLd O/S

Stuck to the crest, giving great views of Invernookie and the Fiacaill Couloir- both of which had teams of climbers on them. Interesting mixed climbing.

with smuffy
Dawn_K_B 16/Feb/13 2nd O/S

first winter route big thankyou to pete, great route too

Adamski1986 16/Feb/13 Solo


Hidden 16/Feb/13 Lead O/S
JHiley 16/Feb/13 Lead

Stuck to the crest. Sometimes feels very contrived, but it looks great!

ferdia 16/Feb/13 Solo rpt

soloed with skis on my back for the descent. having such a tall pack on my back made the direct route a tad tricky! did the first fun step,but skirted the second

sheelba 15/Feb/13 -
arranmoffat 15/Feb/13 2nd

First winter climb / scramble.

with Kevin Rutherford
Easty14 15/Feb/13 2nd
andrew.eastland 15/Feb/13 Lead
with Easty14
alexcummings95 15/Feb/13 -
MagnusL 12/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
with Ashley
mattyork2 12/Feb/13 2nd

Felt wild and I was a bit scared. Jonny led the tricky step. Very glad we had a rope. Wild week.

with Johnny Richard
david100 12/Feb/13 AltLd β
thomaspomfrett 10/Feb/13 Solo

Avoided some of the harder sections on the right. Rough weather!

with Stu Mcinnes, Sam Thomas, Dan Slome
Mr Fuller 09/Feb/13 Solo O/S

Excellent snow conditions and low wind. Stuck to the crest.

with K Farrell, Rohan Goel, Paul Gibbison
K Farrell 09/Feb/13 Solo O/S
with Rohan Goel, Paul Gibbison, Mr Fuller
FragOcon 08/Feb/13 AltLd
kj001 07/Feb/13 2nd


with phil64
phil64 07/Feb/13 Lead
with kj001
Hidden 07/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 03/Feb/13 Solo
Gumery 03/Feb/13 Solo
OZZY1962 02/Feb/13 AltLd rpt

GOOD CLIMB saw avalanche below ,good con

Palomino1hills 02/Feb/13 Lead

Excellent alternative to most other routes that had high avalanche risks

with Geoff
jez_palmer 02/Feb/13 Solo O/S

@ grade 1

with Alex Owen, Marcin, tase
Hidden 02/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 01/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
Gman 01/Feb/13 Solo
with Patrick McBride
jayyaj ?/Feb/13 AltLd
Tom.Priestley ?/Feb/13 -
robgixer ?/Feb/13 Solo
Hidden 31/Jan/13 Solo O/S
alexm198 26/Jan/13 Solo
lcullum7 26/Jan/13 Solo rpt
with alexm198, Charlie Kenzie, SarahA, kyaizawa
kyaizawa 26/Jan/13 Solo O/S
SarahA 26/Jan/13 Solo
Goodstuff 23/Jan/13 -
Alpenglow 23/Jan/13 Solo O/S

Cracks were full of powder. However, excellent views across sneachda and lochain (whilst there wasnt a whiteout)

Hidden 19/Jan/13 Solo
Hidden 19/Jan/13 -
Milesy 19/Jan/13 Solo
Hidden 17/Jan/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Jan/13 Solo O/S
tk1991 15/Jan/13 Solo
with Tom Woolley
Drapes 13/Jan/13 AltLd
with Debbie Lee
malteserEd 12/Jan/13 -
joermann 06/Jan/13 Solo
Nibs 03/Jan/13 Solo O/S
bigbobbyking 03/Jan/13 Solo

Completely dry... Not a winter ascent!

mrj_langley ?/Jan/13 2nd
Hidden ?/Jan/13 Solo
Doogleman ?/Jan/13 Solo
Hidden ?/Jan/13 Solo
Nemo9 ?/Jan/13 AltLd
with Col
damob123 ?/Jan/13 Solo O/S
tim20 ??/2013 -
iaincoker ??/2013 2nd
with simon coker
jjax ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
wheelsucker ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 AltLd
6aPunter ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 Solo
Alastair MacSween ??/2013 -
Elsier 31/Dec/12 Solo rpt

Very windy and raining, so rubbish conditions, moved together

with amy
Hidden 30/Dec/12 Solo
ClimbingGlen 29/Dec/12 AltLd O/S
with David Gillen, peter c
Hidden 29/Dec/12 Solo O/S
musgravet 29/Dec/12 Solo O/S
with Olly P
Robbo1 26/Dec/12 Lead
Happy Haggis 26/Dec/12 2nd

Super conditions - some fun moves on the crux chimney.

with Robbo1
lcullum7 15/Dec/12 Solo rpt

Very windy on the ridge. Some wind scoured areas with good snow ice but also more sheltered areas had large amounts of powder.

Hidden 15/Dec/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Dec/12 Solo
alexm198 15/Dec/12 Solo

Took the easiest line as conditions were pretty sketchy.

Mike Hood 15/Dec/12 Solo
Hidden 13/Dec/12 Solo
ollyroberts 07/Dec/12 Solo O/S
piersnewton 03/Dec/12 2nd O/S
Harry Ellis 02/Dec/12 AltLd
with Steven Andrews, Rich Garside
Steven Andrews 02/Dec/12 Solo
AndyL 02/Dec/12 AltLd O/S


with Henry Dodson, Ali Clarke
a13x 02/Dec/12 AltLd O/S

Moved together. Good day in terms of weather but not much of the snow has consolidated!

with James Stokes
Hidden 02/Dec/12 Lead
Hidden 02/Dec/12 Lead O/S
hedgehog_john 01/Dec/12 AltLd O/S

covered in powdery snow and no ice. Topped out in dark. Lots of fun!

Hidden 01/Dec/12 AltLd
Roberttaylor 01/Dec/12 -

As part of a ski tour. A bit harder wearing touring boots with skis and poles on back. Pretty poor weather as well.

with Jacob Davies
SUColdo ?/Dec/12 -
Hidden ?/Dec/12 Solo
Dustin 30/Nov/12 Solo
TomPollock 30/Nov/12 Solo
with Dustin
Hidden 30/Nov/12 Solo O/S
Ben Sharp 27/Nov/12 AltLd
Rich A 25/Nov/12 -
Hidden 25/Nov/12 Solo
Gazlynn 04/Nov/12 AltLd
Alex Thomson 27/Oct/12 Solo
with jenpen
Hidden 27/Oct/12 Solo
R0bbie 12/May/12 -
with Owen Flowers, James Franklin
franksnb 12/May/12 Solo

the easiest possible line seeing as I had no lid, rope or desire. Lovely day, tons of snow.

with owen, robbie
Hidden 06/May/12 AltLd O/S
Adamski1986 06/May/12 Lead
with kerry
benny_m 06/May/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 05/May/12 2nd
CMCM ?/May/12 Lead

Powder snow on dry rock

SiRob 30/Apr/12 Solo

2nd or 3rd time in winter conditions - very snowed up, cold and windy.

with CM
chris warner ?/Apr/12 -

Liz lead the wintery ascent, mostly via the righthand side

with LizBull
Ash_Johnson 18/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Climbed as a pair moving together, running belays.

kiwi boy 15/Mar/12 Solo

vertually summer conditions. Excellent day Took a more summer grade 2 scramble line on the top buttress.

with Abbie C, Becky B, Chris Hunt, Greg K
gingerbex 14/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with Chris Hunt, Abi Carpenter, Andy Hill
Hidden 13/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Badgers 06/Mar/12 Solo
Finn Curry 06/Mar/12 Solo
with Badgers
Hidden 04/Mar/12 TR
Ian Hinkins ?/Mar/12 Lead
JezzaCat ?/Mar/12 -
with Ben
Hidden 26/Feb/12 Solo
alexrankine30 25/Feb/12 AltLd O/S
with Will
David Cowley 25/Feb/12 Solo O/S
mountainbagger 24/Feb/12 Lead dnf

Too windy for us! Would have meant keeping off the crest, which spoils the fun, so retreated just before the "technical" stuff to save the route for a nicer day. It wasn't very wintry either (apart from the cold wind) - pretty bare.

with Neil
sdi 21/Feb/12 Solo O/S

A summer scramble...

Jacob Forshaw 20/Feb/12 2nd O/S
gordon henderson 16/Feb/12 Lead
with MRT
Alpinehero 12/Feb/12 -

Moved together

solenostomus 12/Feb/12 -
with Tom Pavelle, Ewan Thompson , ShaunMc
Hidden 11/Feb/12 Lead
ewanthomson 10/Feb/12 Solo O/S

Incredible! Great moves through the chimmney

with Shaun McCance
Nigel Bond 06/Feb/12 Solo
with Humphrey Johnson, Bern Hardman
kitkat78 05/Feb/12 2nd O/S
with SteveM
SteveM 05/Feb/12 Lead
TM_Horton 05/Feb/12 Solo O/S

thought about ropes but that seemed boring... stuck to the true ridge line all the way.

with webby
Sam Marks 04/Feb/12 -

Took a direct line, quite lean, very very very windy!

with John Hogg, craig conman, Matt Capsey
Hidden 04/Feb/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Feb/12 Solo
Hidden 02/Feb/12 Solo
Hanky 01/Feb/12 2nd β

First time with crampons and axes! Had a practice then climbed Twin Rib up onto the start of Fia. Ridge, then across this. Totally different and awkward but by end was getting the hang of these winter essentials. Way down some ice axe arresting practice. Cool! Literally!

with Andy Chorl, Andy Chorl./ Nate M
KevinJ ?/Feb/12 -
with Nige H
Robbo1 ?/Feb/12 Lead
davidclare ?/Feb/12 Solo O/S
with Jo Venables, Olly Byrne
Happy Haggis ?/Feb/12 2nd
with Robbo1
Hidden ?/Feb/12 -
alexm198 29/Jan/12 Solo O/S
Brannock 29/Jan/12 Solo


lcullum7 29/Jan/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Jan/12 Solo O/S
The Mountain Goat 29/Jan/12 Solo O/S
monkeyme2 29/Jan/12 Solo
Somerset swede basher 29/Jan/12 Solo O/S
with Jon Miles
Hidden 28/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jan/12 2nd O/S
CacCarnBeag 28/Jan/12 Solo
Ardo 28/Jan/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Jan/12 2nd O/S
chrisdajenk 26/Jan/12 Solo

Good clear day and excellent conditions

sam_owen41 26/Jan/12 Solo O/S
Scallywaggon 23/Jan/12 Solo
rossbeesley 21/Jan/12 Solo O/S

Climbed with Euan. Skirted around crux due to very high winds. A good fun ridge!

with Euan Todd
abbeywall 20/Jan/12 Solo
with K
Lawrie Brand 18/Jan/12 Solo O/S
with jaybob
awhale 15/Jan/12 Solo
ruggystunts 15/Jan/12 Solo
radioshed 15/Jan/12 Solo O/S


Keith-Getoutadventures 14/Jan/12 Solo rpt

as descent with the sunset after a lovely day climbing.

Hidden 14/Jan/12 Solo O/S
Spanner 08/Jan/12 2nd
with Mike Dunn, Tom Hallet
Hidden 08/Jan/12 Solo O/S
cjb1992 07/Jan/12 -

Retreated down the side in strong winds.

with James, Gemma
MarkRoe 06/Jan/12 Solo O/S
with Xavier Evans, Tom Keaveny, Chris Ensoll, iwebster59017
Theeni 06/Jan/12 Solo
iwebster59017 06/Jan/12 Solo O/S
with MarkRoe
Hidden 06/Jan/12 AltLd O/S
murray 06/Jan/12 Solo O/S
Tom Keaveny 06/Jan/12 Solo O/S
with Xav
Xavier Evans 06/Jan/12 2nd O/S
ferdia 05/Jan/12 Solo O/S

skirted round to right due to very strong winds

with the Hepburne-Scotts, Rose, Anna Hogg, Francis Hepburne-Scott
jules1990 05/Jan/12 AltLd O/S
with Callum Greaves
Hidden 02/Jan/12 Solo
Hidden 02/Jan/12 2nd O/S
Clay C 02/Jan/12 Solo O/S


Hidden 01/Jan/12 Solo O/S
JKBowers ?/Jan/12 AltLd
SarahA ?/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/12 AltLd O/S
Rich A ??/2012 -
cwhitty ??/2012 AltLd
Hidden ??/2012 -
petecox84 ??/2012 -
scottie390 ??/2012 -
mattking_109 ??/2012 Solo
with Jon_dL
georgemax ??/2012 -
robh14 ??/2012 Lead
Jon_dL ??/2012 Solo O/S


with Aleks D, mattking_109, Ted
Hidden ??/2012 2nd
Euan Todd ??/2012 Solo

SUMC trip to the Cairngorms.

drew8connelly ??/2012 -
ebastock 31/Dec/11 Solo

Skirted around the hard bit as covered in verglas and wind was howling

Rosie Henstock 30/Dec/11 Solo O/S
with TGreen
gkindley 30/Dec/11 Solo O/S

awesome winter route for stretching out the xmas indulgence...

sk8world19 30/Dec/11 Solo O/S
with Andy Robson
Hidden 30/Dec/11 Solo
TGreen 30/Dec/11 Solo rpt
jaamez 30/Dec/11 -
with michaelmurray, Ray Birch
Hidden 30/Dec/11 AltLd
michaelmurray 30/Dec/11 -
with Matt Myerscough, Ray Birch, jaamez
1918hasti 30/Dec/11 AltLd
with Doc, Paul Bradwell
Sean20 19/Dec/11 Solo
Daniel Sutherland 19/Dec/11 Solo
with Sean20
foggieclimber 18/Dec/11 Solo

Easy Grade I route to right

with Mark
Pluto 18/Dec/11 Solo
chisanga 18/Dec/11 Solo O/S

With Katherine's friend Tom. Easy going. Took the easier option to the right. Nice day. Some sun, some cloud. Windy on top

with Katherine Leech
Owain 17/Dec/11 Lead
brad_tait 16/Dec/11 -
pftom 12/Dec/11 AltLd O/S
tomc 11/Dec/11 2nd
David Barratt 10/Dec/11 AltLd O/S

First ever winter climb, did it direct, had amazing weather for it.

with Calum Mcbain
Hidden 10/Dec/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 10/Dec/11 -
OwenF 10/Dec/11 Lead O/S

Wonderful conditions, did by direct line. Result = fantastic day out!

with Guy, Debbie
franksnb 10/Dec/11 Lead O/S

pick And mix variation, probably grade I. BRILLIANT conditions

with Emma
mikesuth 05/Dec/11 -

Good day. Moved together. Lean.

with David Heritage
connor ?/Dec/11 Solo

Down the goat track. bagged the Cairngorm summit first.

Hidden 26/Nov/11 -
Hidden 09/Nov/11 -
Andy Moles 19/Oct/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 28/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Matt Reed 26/Mar/11 Solo

down climbed - grade 1 ground

Hidden 21/Mar/11 AltLd O/S
tim91 21/Mar/11 2nd
Stephi 20/Mar/11 AltLd O/S
augustus trout 20/Mar/11 Lead

Due to huge number of people did the 1 to the side (very easy more of a walk in the snow really)

Hidden 19/Mar/11 Solo
A Reid 19/Mar/11 Solo
JasonK 17/Mar/11 -
with Tori King
Hidden 17/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Maarten2 11/Mar/11 AltLd

Enjoyable, but ice axe fell apart - lost the nut & bolt...

with Hugh B
Hidden 06/Mar/11 Solo
monsteratt 05/Mar/11 Solo O/S

Desecended down ridge after doing Patey's Route. Was bare

with Nick Whimster
Mark Wilson23 05/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Mark Fitzpatrick, James Davidson
chapmand 05/Mar/11 Solo
with Martin
nickwhimster 05/Mar/11 Solo O/S

descent route

with monty
IanMcC 05/Mar/11 Solo
Hidden 03/Mar/11 Solo O/S
jimmac 02/Mar/11 Solo

not much snow, more of a ridge walk, fantastic, great day out.

with dion lannen, sid crow
david100 ?/Mar/11 Lead

mostly rock and powder

Ben Hollands 28/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with Dan the man, Wendy Anderson
Hidden 26/Feb/11 Lead
pmurdy 26/Feb/11 Solo O/S

In descent.

with Jonny Reay
Sutty22 26/Feb/11 Solo

In Descent. We downclimbed the steep section because it looked fun. It was.

Hidden 26/Feb/11 Solo β
Andrew Sandercock 26/Feb/11 Solo O/S

Downclimbed as an alternative to just plodding down the snow slopes. Some interesting mixed moves, especially going backwards.

brighters 26/Feb/11 Solo
nia 23/Feb/11 Solo
Hidden 22/Feb/11 Solo
carl_123 21/Feb/11 2nd rpt
yellow 21/Feb/11 -
Sianny 19/Feb/11 2nd O/S
with Al
natalio 17/Feb/11 Lead O/S

We soloed almost everything, I lead the only bit we decided to pitch, but it was pretty straightforward.

with Paul, Catherine, Jon
Hidden 17/Feb/11 Lead
Slarti B 16/Feb/11 2nd

Went straight up the ridge, roped up for last steep section only. Fun but a little short. Downclimbed it the following day but round the side.

with Sophia D, natalio, Chris G
Mayaculpa 14/Feb/11 -
with Adamski1986, JohnnyW, Paul Stock
d_evo20 14/Feb/11 -
freemanTom 13/Feb/11 -

Horible weather, in rubbish condition. Soloed first technical groove. Didn't bother with other technical section which Paul led and Vincent seconded. Kept Colin company then down out of the wind.

with Colin Sivewright, Vincent Jack, size9hex
size9hex 13/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Northern corries avalanching, so picked as a safe option. Led Colin and Vincent up the route while Tom soloed below. Thin conditions gave an insecure crux. Turned back just short of the plateau to avoid the full force of the gales. First route in 18 months.

with Vincent, Colin, freemanTom
Tim Rodgers 12/Feb/11 AltLd
with Davey Briggs
Hidden 12/Feb/11 -
Hidden 12/Feb/11 -
Howard J 12/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Intended to do one of the gullies, but saw someone airlifted out after an avalanche so we changed our plans. Great fun on the ridge on a beautiful day. We mostly moved together but I led the main pitch.

with Nick Brakspear
Mr Powly 12/Feb/11 Solo
freudy_love 12/Feb/11 Solo rpt
MrRiley 12/Feb/11 AltLd O/S

Stuck right to the crest, a few short technical steps provided some interest. Fantastic weather!

Debbie Lee 12/Feb/11 AltLd O/S

Stuck to the crest. Enjoyable route made better by some great weather!

with MrRiley
Hidden 11/Feb/11 AltLd rpt
Hidden 10/Feb/11 AltLd
Last Days of Disco 10/Feb/11 AltLd O/S
mullermn 08/Feb/11 Solo O/S

First winter ridge.

mhawk 08/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Short roped

bengillies 08/Feb/11 -
Kylie 08/Feb/11 Solo O/S

First grade I ridge. Did on the way to Ben macdui. Stuck to the easier ground

with pffft, Ben Gillies, mullermn
Simon Baker 08/Feb/11 Solo O/S
pffft 08/Feb/11 Solo

Stayed round the right hand side on the easy slope. Will go back and do the crest line next time!

with Simon Baker, mullermn, bengillies, Kylie
jl 06/Feb/11 Solo rpt

In descent

olekemi 05/Feb/11 Solo O/S
with Andrew T, Jamie L
glaramara 05/Feb/11 Lead

grade II in those conditions. Windy but no comnplaints.

with Dr Liz, tamzin
fall-line 05/Feb/11 -
with Alex Tuck
Hidden 05/Feb/11 2nd
r_o_b_h2 ?/Feb/11 Lead O/S

perfect weather

with seamus, stu adams
Hidden ?/Feb/11 Solo
Hidden ?/Feb/11 Lead
Adamski1986 ?/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with Mayaculpa, Paul Stock
richardshoes ?/Feb/11 Solo O/S
arduff 30/Jan/11 Solo dnf

Didnt finish, turned back just before the top. Blowin' a hooly

with Martyn Pegg
Andy DB 29/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
with Will C
CalumA 29/Jan/11 -

Moved together.

jandyd05 29/Jan/11 Lead O/S

Took it right on the ridge line (direct) and definitely climbed like a II. Ended up at the col by mistake in the mist but a really nice, atmospheric climb which ended too soon.

frecro 29/Jan/11 Solo rpt

Carried skis up and continued over to Ben Macdui then back down lurchers gully - 5 star day!

Hidden 29/Jan/11 2nd
stephenmckenzie 29/Jan/11 Lead O/S

Nice route. Stuck to crest of ridge. Pretty easy - moved together for most of it.

with CalumA
Hidden 29/Jan/11 Solo O/S
jhawton 23/Jan/11 Solo O/S
with Tom Anderson, Griff87
Hidden 23/Jan/11 AltLd
Jim Gaffney 23/Jan/11 Solo
clairepoppett 22/Jan/11 Solo
with Jim Gaffney
mgg 17/Jan/11 AltLd
with KW
riven 17/Jan/11 -

In descent.

with oliverk
iwebster59017 12/Jan/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Jan/11 Solo
Dr Toph 10/Jan/11 Solo O/S

Descent, took the direct line for shits and giggles. Tricky to read from above...Beautiful conditions!

Hidden 10/Jan/11 Solo
sophiecb 10/Jan/11 Solo

Stunning day. A fun wee winter outing. Felt good to be up high in clear skies and to look down at Aviemore shrouded in cloud.

with Dr Toph
Hidden 08/Jan/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 07/Jan/11 Lead
luke123 07/Jan/11 Lead

took two try 1st time route was to busy next time set of at 7am

Timo Austino 07/Jan/11 -

finish for inthenookie:)

with Nats
ccraigg22 05/Jan/11 2nd O/S
matthewjames 05/Jan/11 Lead dnf

Moved together. Unfortunately had to back off this just before the crux pitch because the pair in front of us moved slowly up till then and then sat underneath the crux for 40 minutes while we froze. Once our hands and feet went numb we decided we weren't in a fit condition to climb any more and so headed back. They still hadn't started by the time we got off the ridge so it was right decision. We probably should have pushed in front of them as soon as they stopped but we were too polite and since this was our first winter climb of this type we didn't really know the rules. Live and learn.

with Matt Cooke
Hidden 05/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
Petarghh 05/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
tobyk 05/Jan/11 Lead O/S

Waited 30minutes for the party in front to do the crux pitch. We did it in 3 minutes. bit of a doddle, but awesome day out and views.

with Dan Struggles
Jack Loftus 05/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
knicos 04/Jan/11 Lead

winter condition and stuck to the ridge

Hidden 04/Jan/11 2nd O/S
col3 04/Jan/11 2nd

First winter climb! Big drop both sides, bit scary especially with the fairly strong snowy wind. In the first group of three with Nick leading, he went up some rock moves I couldn't do due to height and lack of confidence! Swapped with Matt to Paul's team and went round side on snow and ice. Much more my level and awesome!!

with Matt Thomas, Cripsey20, Paul1
Glyn 02/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
with Amy UT
allyrocke 02/Jan/11 Solo O/S


Hidden 02/Jan/11 -
Lumbering Oaf 02/Jan/11 Lead O/S

Moved as a three and took the easier ground to the right.

Hidden 01/Jan/11 Solo
Hidden 01/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
aneate ?/Jan/11 -
tsl42 ?/Jan/11 Lead O/S

Sorry for holding up everyone. We were having a few problems with the cold on the belay. Good route.

with James Chesmer
Paul1 ?/Jan/11 Lead

First winter route!! Avoided the II bit as nicole retreated from nicks rope. We swapped matt for her and went round. Good experience at moving together and winter routes.

with Cripsey20, matt tomas, col3
IainW ?/Jan/11 2nd O/S

First winter route

Drew M ?/Jan/11 AltLd
with Ed F
Hidden ?/Jan/11 Solo O/S
Griff87 ?/Jan/11 -
Leonie ?/Jan/11 2nd
Hidden ??/2011 Solo O/S
culmclimberRob ??/2011 Solo

to summit after doing the seam!!! and descent after doing invernookie,

with george porter
Hidden ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
ConorC ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
AG ??/2011 -
The Wriggler ??/2011 -
ml_si ??/2011 -
inuklm ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
mwatson ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
thetradlad 31/Dec/10 Solo O/S
with neilmackie, Alice Manwaring
Stuart Macfarlane 31/Dec/10 Solo rpt

Very wild on the ridge with poor visibility. Did it the easy way and avoided the best bits as we felt it wasn't safe with the wind. Snow very soft and thawing.

with Jeanie
Hidden 31/Dec/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/Dec/10 Solo rpt
Rosie Henstock 30/Dec/10 Solo O/S
with TGreen
TGreen 30/Dec/10 Solo O/S


catemuir 29/Dec/10 AltLd

Moved together for most of it (Henry leading most of this), pitched one section (I lead). Skirted round the side at the top to save time so could descend in the light.

with sweenyt
sweenyt 29/Dec/10 AltLd
with Cate
jl 29/Dec/10 Lead O/S

Moved together, Belayed across a couple of exposed steps.

with Lauren, ollismark
ollismark 29/Dec/10 2nd
with jl
The_Boy_ODwyer 20/Dec/10 Lead

moved together. belayed for 2 short steps.

with Tom
Hidden 18/Dec/10 Lead
Batt 18/Dec/10 Lead

One exciting bit, rest was fun moving together

with andrea
Hidden 18/Dec/10 2nd
Harry Holmes 18/Dec/10 Solo O/S

down climbed

tim newton 13/Dec/10 Solo O/S
ged3000 12/Dec/10 -

Second assent

Phatman 12/Dec/10 Solo

Prob done as a I rather than direct, a nice route to open our winter accounts :-) Attempted yesterday but backed off in 60mph gusts, good experience.

with Bob1984
jambstew 11/Dec/10 2nd

My first climb in the UK. Ascent was characterised by a crazy swirling wind which came from the crest and picked up speed as it came back up the slope. Decent was made difficult by deep snow with just enough crust to make each step a lot of work.

Hidden ?/Dec/10 Solo
mattking_109 ?/Dec/10 Lead
Hidden 22/Nov/10 Solo
Hidden 22/Nov/10 2nd
mark88 21/Nov/10 AltLd
with Adam Davis
JamesRoddie 15/Nov/10 Solo O/S

Deep powder.

Hidden 13/Nov/10 -
Fly Fifer ?/Nov/10 Solo
malumb ?/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/10 Solo
breed 07/Apr/10 Lead
TomShattock 07/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Warren Earle 02/Apr/10 Solo O/S

No easy options in these conditions 2ft of fresh powder snow , beautiful day no wind and got sunburnt.

with Nev
fall-line 02/Apr/10 -

Afternoon route following morning skiing. Very good route, just a bit short. Nice hard neve all the way up.

with dad
Hidden 27/Mar/10 -
TeeBee 25/Mar/10 Lead O/S

Nav. off in whiteout via F.a Coire Cas

with Kat
Howard J 14/Mar/10 Solo dnf

Went up the ridge under good snow, but increasingly windy. We turned back where the ridge began to narrow. Snow softened on descent.

with Adam Gough, Yasmin Rana, Nick Brakspear
Brannock 13/Mar/10 Solo

made nice descent route

Hidden 08/Mar/10 2nd O/S
Gazlynn 08/Mar/10 Lead

Climbed with Andy Gifford. 1st lead

Hidden 08/Mar/10 Solo rpt
GraMc 06/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Mar/10 Lead
Hidden 05/Mar/10 -
andrew.eastland 03/Mar/10 -
with Scouts
andrew.eastland 02/Mar/10 -
with Scouts
rockstott ?/Mar/10 AltLd
Andy Hewison ?/Mar/10 Solo

Used as a decent route after climbing the Coulour.

with Steve T
andrzej kierzek 21/Feb/10 Solo O/S
mattrm 21/Feb/10 Solo O/S

Definitely II/I as it's easy to escape to the easy ground to the right. Had to rescue a couple of walkers who'd got stuck. They decided to scramble the hard bit instead of following the easy path round to the side. We then pitched that bit, however it would have been soloable or ideal moving together ground. The rest was soloed. Lovely conditions, lots of snow and clear blue skies. Finished it off by walking round to Cairn Gorm and summiting that.

with Jules Vine
trish1968 21/Feb/10 AltLd

Took the left hand line led the first pitch

with JohnnyA
mattgrange 20/Feb/10 AltLd

Done as group of four, partly soloing, partly alt. leading, first proper winter climb in great (i.e., not very wintry) conditions!

freemanTom 20/Feb/10 Solo

With Claire and Chris, stonking day out. Broken spectre on walk up. Was more banked out than december.

sarah hawker 18/Feb/10 -

Kept on easy ground to right of crest. Learning to use ice axe and crampons.

with Winter Skills Course
wi11 17/Feb/10 AltLd
with Jonathan Preston, Chris Gee
Hidden 17/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Rhys Jones 16/Feb/10 Solo
birbeck 14/Feb/10 Solo
daWalt 14/Feb/10 AltLd O/S


with dwhaley, Lisa
Hidden 14/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Ross Young 13/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
with h8ema
Hidden 12/Feb/10 Solo
Hidden 11/Feb/10 Solo
Hidden 11/Feb/10 Solo O/S
da_cox 10/Feb/10 Solo O/S

Very banked out. Great conditions. Not as hard as in leaner times. Down climbed without a rope, staying to left.

with Andrew Ashley, Nick Ashley, James Kniffen, Joel Aston, wadh1720
Hidden 10/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Feb/10 -
Hidden 07/Feb/10 Solo RP
Hidden 07/Feb/10 Solo β
joe.91 07/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Feb/10 Lead
nich0las 06/Feb/10 2nd O/S
with James S, Guy W
groliver26 04/Feb/10 -
fingermagic 04/Feb/10 Solo O/S

Day 4 of our Intro to Winter Skills Course at Glenmore Lodge. Really enjoyed leading the team to the top of the climb - great fun.

ameliaunderwood 04/Feb/10 2nd O/S
with jonathan, jane, will
martin one 03/Feb/10 Solo O/S

Followed with walk across the plateau to Ben Macdui

Dan_Staff 03/Feb/10 Solo
ged3000 ?/Feb/10 -
Brodie ?/Feb/10 -
Hidden ?/Feb/10 Solo
Patrick803 ?/Feb/10 Solo
with Jacqui Marwick
Alex Croall ?/Feb/10 2nd
John Kettle ?/Feb/10 Lead
peter fetlar ?/Feb/10 Solo dnf

white out 55knot winds, backed off,good call

with stewart, julie
Hidden 30/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Jan/10 Solo
Hidden 26/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Jan/10 Solo
tdudley 25/Jan/10 Solo O/S
with Mike (Aviemore), JamieGreig, TomWebber
JamieGreig 25/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Jan/10 Solo
storky 24/Jan/10 -
kitP 23/Jan/10 2nd O/S

Did the ridge on a very overcast day couldn't see anything! Crux was passed on right due to ppl already on the climb and it was too cold to wait.

Hidden 23/Jan/10 Solo
Andy DB 23/Jan/10 Solo O/S

passed the crux on the right in deep snow. enjoyable though want to go back and complete the crux

mr_drains 23/Jan/10 AltLd


TimPerkin 23/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
with Bruce Kerry
le_grimpeur 23/Jan/10 Solo
freerangecat 23/Jan/10 -
Macleod ?/Jan/10 Solo O/S
technick ?/Jan/10 2nd
with Josh Woodward, Simon Eastham
hfac ?/Jan/10 Solo
benclimbing ?/Jan/10 Lead O/S
rockjedi12345 ??/2010 AltLd

Blue skies and great views, led the "pitch" which was great.

Hidden ??/2010 AltLd O/S
MouseHunter ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 Solo
Hidden ??/2010 -
Graham C ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 Solo
Hidden 30/Dec/09 2nd
Hidden 30/Dec/09 Lead
Ben Watts 29/Dec/09 AltLd O/S

Cracking conditions on route, took the grade 2 variation. Bit of powder on the walk up to the ridge. Very cold, lots of wind, zero visibility and bagged Cairn Gorm on the way back to the car. Cold but a cracking day out still none the less.

with Matt Coulburn, freemanTom
freemanTom 29/Dec/09 -

Took the grade 2 option. Great fun and in good nick. The less said about our descent from Caingorm the better.

with Ben, Burncool
tony wood 28/Dec/09 Lead O/S
heist182 28/Dec/09 Lead
with Jamie Tattersall
Danny Crump 28/Dec/09 2nd
Sime64 28/Dec/09 Solo rpt
with Janet
Scott McRae 28/Dec/09 2nd O/S

Great day out. Brilliant weather, a trail into the Coire to start and good conditions on route. Finished up Cairngorm to see sunset.

with Phil Whitehurst, Gary Bebb
tatz45 28/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with Alex Gand, katyvose1
telemarker 27/Dec/09 AltLd O/S

Great day out, no wind and a hell of a lot of snow. Moved together and was swimming for some of it. Descended to the car by moon light, a day to remember.

with Paul F
tobydunford 27/Dec/09 AltLd O/S
freudy_love 26/Dec/09 Solo O/S
with Stewart Munro
hcooper 26/Dec/09 Lead

Lots of loose powder making the route a tad trickier than if not, but the slog of a deep walk in and out was the really hard bit!

with Jen80
Jen80 26/Dec/09 2nd

stayed to the ridge under lots of snow and ice. Trickier than it looked in places. Great route

with hcooper
Hidden 22/Dec/09 Solo rpt
robertmichaellovell 20/Dec/09 Solo

Nice fun scrambly climbing - shames there's not more of it

with tomdude
birbeck 20/Dec/09 Solo
with Richard Heard
tomdude 20/Dec/09 Solo
stuart34 16/Dec/09 AltLd O/S

moved together, led crux

Fiona Reid 13/Dec/09 AltLd O/S

First roped winter route, stayed on the ridge throughout, great fun and a lot easier than it looked from below!

Mike-W-99 13/Dec/09 AltLd

1st winter climb not in a gully.

iceicebaby 13/Dec/09 Solo
dav_713 13/Dec/09 AltLd β
KeithAlexander 12/Dec/09 -

Done in descent. Enough ice to make crampons sensible, but enough bare rock to make them unpleasant too. Wasn't that good. Maybe it's better done in ascent, with more snow ?

scorpia97 12/Dec/09 2nd O/S
with Caspar
Hidden 12/Dec/09 Lead O/S
Euan Strachan 11/Dec/09 -
Callum T 11/Dec/09 Solo O/S
with Laura Wright, James Connoly, Euan Strachan
Hidden 10/Dec/09 -
johannes 05/Dec/09 Lead O/S
Nille 05/Dec/09 2nd O/S
benbers 04/Dec/09 Lead

Very snowy, the hardest bit was just trying to find something under all the snow!

with Calum Coats
tubby two ?/Dec/09 -

In descent

with Tinky
Hidden ?/Dec/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Dec/09 AltLd
Hidden ?/Dec/09 Lead
peter fetlar ?/Dec/09 2nd
with pete kayll
Hidden ?/Dec/09 -
frecro 08/Nov/09 Solo

descended the day before as well

Only a hill 04/Nov/09 Solo rpt

Surprisingly good conditions thanks to a pre-dawn start. A good plating of ice on most of the rocks, and sufficient snow.

Hidden ?/Apr/09 Solo
Hidden 29/Mar/09 AltLd
Hidden 29/Mar/09 AltLd
Surge 27/Mar/09 -

Moved together, pitching a small section after one variation too many. Worst weather i've seen - even when not too deep in a whiteout we had to continuously scrape rime off the ski goggles to maintain vision when facing into the wind.

with Ian
Elsier 27/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Josie
ayuplass 07/Mar/09 AltLd

my second ever winter climb, shocking weather!

with cath
Big Steve 04/Mar/09 Solo
alifin 04/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Moved together, very lean chimney section didn't even need one axe out.

with Aidan Roe
Piglet69 04/Mar/09 Lead
with alifin
Hidden 28/Feb/09 AltLd
Hidden 21/Feb/09 Solo
carl_123 19/Feb/09 Solo
with ormskirk network
Hidden 15/Feb/09 Solo rpt
kevburr 14/Feb/09 Solo O/S
Kyle Rance 14/Feb/09 Solo O/S
with Richard Strivens
The Bad Cough 13/Feb/09 Solo O/S
with Lee Bonner
groovy_nut 09/Feb/09 Solo O/S

Climbed as the 'safe' bet when the corrie was horrendously full of powder. Tried to make it as interesting and as hard as possible on the ridge line.

with Chris
John Kettle 01/Feb/09 -
Hidden ?/Feb/09 Solo
cavemancolumbus ?/Feb/09 Solo
Hidden ?/Feb/09 Lead
hamish2016 30/Jan/09 AltLd

Poor conditions in the corrie so joined the ridge at the start of the difficulties.

with chris burn, gerrard, steve, grahame
that_idiot 27/Jan/09 Solo O/S
with Nick
Hidden 26/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Stuart Macfarlane 24/Jan/09 AltLd
with Jeanie
oliverk 24/Jan/09 2nd

Michael led one pitch, the rest was soloed.

with Michael
Ollie Wickham 19/Jan/09 Solo O/S
with Duncan Fergerson
Hertha 17/Jan/09 Solo
lyndseymackay 17/Jan/09 Solo
Hidden 07/Jan/09 Solo rpt
D.Russell 07/Jan/09 Solo
Hidden 03/Jan/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jan/09 Solo
danJBA ?/Jan/09 -
Storm Hunter ?/Jan/09 Lead

Made one pitch up steep section, then seconder did complete assent, so finished rest of scramble/climb by self while they found the easy ground to right. Stunning day out, descended via Goat Path

Kayan ?/Jan/09 -
nvalentine760 ?/Jan/09 -

Winter skills course with Uni

Hidden ?/Jan/09 Lead
Hidden ?/Jan/09 2nd
CT6419 ??/2009 Lead
innesmac ??/2009 -
chillax ??/2009 -
Mog ??/2009 AltLd
danJBA ??/2009 -
Rhys Jones ??/2009 -
Rhys Jones ??/2009 -
Hidden 30/Dec/08 Solo O/S
andrew.eastland 30/Dec/08 -

With group of Scouts

with Scouts
Hidden 18/Dec/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Dec/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Eccentric 15/Dec/08 2nd O/S
with Bunchuk
Hidden 09/Dec/08 Solo
nakedave 06/Dec/08 -
thomasaneurinsmith 06/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Carol Goodall
PeteH 29/Nov/08 AltLd O/S
with Iestyn Carr
Steven Andrews 25/Nov/08 Solo O/S
joeydurkin 09/Nov/08 Solo

Techniques plus very wintery.

with Al Swadel
Spade 02/Nov/08 Solo
with Andy G and Ewan F
Malcolm Auchie 02/Nov/08 Solo

Lovely clear blue skies with no wind. Great conditions.

with Stevie McFaulds
Hidden 02/Nov/08 Solo O/S
chris m fisher 02/Nov/08 Solo
with Don
rusty_nails 01/Nov/08 -

in descent, roped up

richiegarside ?/Nov/08 -
with steven Andrews
nukebat 21/Oct/08 Solo
Hidden 12/Apr/08 Lead
Alexander123 09/Apr/08 -

Moved together over crest of ridge. Some nice moves, swimming in deep snow otherwise.

with Watty
Watty 09/Apr/08 AltLd O/S
with A.Watt
bigbadbob12345 29/Mar/08 Solo
stev1e.wilso 29/Mar/08 Solo O/S
with Tom, bigbadbob12345
mark20 25/Mar/08 AltLd O/S

Having retreated after one pitch on the previous day. Our first winter route, great fun.

Hidden ?/Mar/08 Lead
Chirs ?/Mar/08 Solo
tiga271 ?/Mar/08 AltLd

Cold, snowing and windy, had to nav off the top in white out

with Mark
jambomotamops ?/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Morgan Woods 28/Feb/08 Solo O/S

Nice climb with some very good rock.

with Gareth, Rick & Caine
Hidden 24/Feb/08 2nd
Moodo 23/Feb/08 Lead
with + Mark Griffiths
Hidden 19/Feb/08 -
John Roe 10/Feb/08 Lead

With Paul Lipscomb, Mark Falcs & Magnus Fisher-Campbell

morsy 02/Feb/08 Solo
MDowson 02/Feb/08 Solo

Moved together on a 3 man rope

with Karl W/ Jim S
Woodiee 02/Feb/08 Lead O/S

moved together with 3 people on rope- fun little rock steps ontop of ridge, got pummeled by spindriff on walk-in- opted for ridge due to lots of powder being dumped the day before and cat 4 sais report

with Jim Stanton, Matt Dowson
m1ke_smith ?/Feb/08 -
Hidden ?/Feb/08 -
Graeme Hammond ?/Feb/08 Solo
with LSMC members
viking ?/Feb/08 Solo
with rick
gripped01 ?/Feb/08 Solo
with Alex Tomczynski
Hidden ?/Feb/08 Solo
snails328 23/Jan/08 Solo

Amazing route despite the high winds. Best climbing is done by keeping to the left line.

Christian Reynish 22/Jan/08 Solo
with Tim Haynes
Only a hill 20/Jan/08 Lead O/S

Moved together along crest (II). Busy due to nice conditions.

with Dave Townsend
Hidden 12/Jan/08 Solo
Caralynh 12/Jan/08 Solo

Stunning day. We were going to drop down into the coire afterwards to do some gullies, but it was all very powdery, and on such a lovely day, meant sense to stay high and enjoy it. So from the top of the ridge we carried on in a big circular walk taking in Ben Macdui. Great day out.

Hidden 12/Jan/08 Solo
Andy Moles 12/Jan/08 Solo O/S


with Marcus
Russell Lovett 11/Jan/08 Solo O/S
with andrew haigh
Stuart Macfarlane 06/Jan/08 Lead
with Jeanie
Hidden 05/Jan/08 Solo O/S
tlmarjot 05/Jan/08 Solo O/S
with ben_lea, James Marjot
Neil Mackenzie 04/Jan/08 -

got forced off the vent and headed round for the ridge, short roped up the interesting section then battled the wind, driving snow and drifts to get back and find the car park storm bound!

with lewis and andy
andymoin 04/Jan/08 Solo rpt

Traversed to the ridge after getting sluf aved in lochain, simul roped the hard bit then decended the ridge linking onto the snec path. Very hard walk out chest deep powder in places and nasty wind flattening you every now and again.

with lewis, ecky
Hidden ?/Jan/08 -
Binder ?/Jan/08 2nd O/S
with Ben S, JBM
Hidden ?/Jan/08 Solo
absolutebeginner ?/Jan/08 2nd
with robin
TrollJester ??/2008 AltLd O/S
with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's
Alco-nomic ??/2008 AltLd
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 Solo
Hidden ??/2008 -
ruaridhmac ??/2008 Solo
Hidden ??/2008 Solo
Hidden ??/2008 -
fritz_in_aotearoa ??/2008 -
GiveHerHelen 24/Dec/07 Solo O/S
with Jonny M
Jonny M 24/Dec/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Dec/07 AltLd O/S
wilchivs ?/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Ed Hill
Mark Walter ?/Dec/07 AltLd O/S
with Bunchuk
hilled101 ?/Dec/07 -
gaz.marshall 25/Nov/07 Solo
with Danny & Em
Hidden 25/Nov/07 Solo
johnjb 25/Nov/07 2nd

Soft snow cover gave no grip for ice-axe. Icy rocks. Scramble with crampons. Steve J led final pitch with rope. High wind, worse on top.

with Steve J and Helen T
Bokonon 01/Apr/07 Solo O/S

A nice start to the day, there was no snow on the ridge to tax us and it was no more than a summer scramble, but nice none the less.

with smiler
smiler 01/Apr/07 Solo
with Bokonon
SWalls 21/Mar/07 Solo
with plummet
rusty_nails 12/Mar/07 -

Made our way down on short rope. Temporarily stopped by horrendous gale force winds with driving snow, before dropping off to the west side for some shelter. Nice climbing.

with Nick Carter, Dave Pacione
Alan.rodger 10/Mar/07 Solo
crispy 07/Mar/07 Solo O/S
andymoin 04/Mar/07 AltLd rpt

Roped together and descended along the top hardest part of the ridge, then drop down in to corie Loachan to get out of the 100mph winds, tiring walk back to the car.

with Andy Barret, RobScotland
OldMartin 03/Mar/07 2nd
Luke Kelly 03/Mar/07 Solo O/S


with Martin Lane
sgl 02/Mar/07 Solo
Stuie 01/Mar/07 -
with Dockyard Venturers
dellboy 01/Mar/07 Solo O/S

Bit of a club mass ascent, in full conditions!! Good day out!!

dan cowley 01/Mar/07 AltLd O/S
with PeterP
Hidden ?/Mar/07 AltLd
mikemartin ?/Mar/07 Solo
DavidBarraclough ?/Mar/07 -
gripped01 ?/Mar/07 Solo
with Si Moore, Jules Turner
mulletcocktail2000 25/Feb/07 Solo O/S
with john
RobScotland 24/Feb/07 Solo O/S

Snow prety soft, suggary and damp even at top of Northern Corries - not really in conditions for ice climbing so got a good scramble in instead. Visibility a bit limited at top unfortunately.

with Ade
David Bennett 23/Feb/07 Solo

Used for descent

with Paul / Martin
Hidden 18/Feb/07 -
FrankW 18/Feb/07 Lead rpt
with Mike Cullinan
d80f0u 12/Feb/07 2nd

Powdery, not much fun.

with Alex
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Solo
Chris Andrews 03/Feb/07 Solo
jamie ward 02/Feb/07 Solo
krusty23 ?/Feb/07 -

Descent route

with MMU Bunch
akhughes ?/Feb/07 Solo O/S
rusty_nails ?/Feb/07 AltLd O/S
with lyons
jdgaventa ?/Feb/07 Solo
with james davies
DerwentDiluted ?/Feb/07 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
stuaart ?/Feb/07 Solo O/S
andy hunter ?/Feb/07 AltLd

very misty search for fiasco couloir too hard so did this easily instead.

with Andy W
Hidden ?/Feb/07 2nd
Hidden ?/Feb/07 Solo
Hidden ?/Feb/07 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/07 Solo
sir ?/Jan/07 AltLd O/S
with Alan McDonald, Dave Small
Andy Barwell ?/Jan/07 Solo
alpinist63 ?/Jan/07 Solo
joeydurkin ??/2007 Solo


with Pricey
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
timmy-ts ??/2007 -
Marq 30/Dec/06 Solo O/S
with Shona Wildman, Daniel Dennehy
Mihkel 19/Dec/06 Solo

MT. Descent.

with Alex Pickard
Fraser Hughes 17/Dec/06 Solo O/S
with ontour
bawjaws 06/Dec/06 Lead O/S
with Peter Pan
ali macphee ?/Dec/06 2nd


tumbling wizard ?/Dec/06 Lead O/S
nic42 ?/Dec/06 AltLd
with dru, Fred
Elastic Jones 22/Nov/06 AltLd rpt
with Chris Cox
Hidden ?/Nov/06 Solo
kevinknights 01/Apr/06 Solo O/S

Slushy! Good rock though. Wold have been better to rope up (N slipped a few metres).

with jamie g, nicky mc
Hidden ?/Apr/06 Lead
Peter Main 26/Mar/06 Solo
andymoin 26/Mar/06 Solo O/S

Nasty av conditions so chose a ridge route snow plod for most of the way with some fun following the very edge of the ridge at the top.

PanzerHanzler 10/Mar/06 AltLd O/S

First real outing so choose the easier (I) option.

griffter ?/Mar/06 Lead O/S

First Winter lead. Low visability

with doigman
abbeywall ?/Mar/06 -
with K
Tom Last ?/Mar/06 AltLd
with dcraig
gripped01 ?/Mar/06 Solo
net 25/Feb/06 Solo
with Raph B
Hidden 21/Feb/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Feb/06 AltLd O/S
Bob.allan 12/Feb/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Feb/06 Solo
r-gilly 01/Feb/06 Solo O/S
with Team Extreme
maria85 ?/Feb/06 Lead
ross duffield ?/Feb/06 Lead dnf
with row
dicky79 ?/Feb/06 AltLd O/S
with Mike Bottomley
Hidden 28/Jan/06 AltLd
Dunx 22/Jan/06 AltLd O/S
with Dom
Hidden 22/Jan/06 AltLd
keith hal ?/Jan/06 2nd
with Andrew Wing
innes ??/2006 Solo
joeydurkin ??/2006 Solo
with Pricey
theflyingpaddy ??/2006 -
Louisa ??/2006 2nd
mike.moss ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 -
Ice Spider ??/2006 Lead
stokienomad 29/Dec/05 Solo

With Pete n Denise

HIGHTOWER 26/Nov/05 2nd
Hidden ?/Nov/05 2nd
Captain Solo 14/Mar/05 Solo
Hidden 10/Mar/05 Solo rpt
Smelly Fox 05/Mar/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Feb/05 AltLd
FrankW 12/Feb/05 Lead rpt
with Trace Quine
speedymccreedy 03/Feb/05 -

MRT: Adams, Crombie, Hopwood.

with RAF MRS
Hidden ?/Feb/05 AltLd
manmike ?/Feb/05 AltLd
Shaw Brown ?/Feb/05 Solo
BenTiffin ?/Feb/05 Solo
with Dan Robinson
pdisney ?/Feb/05 2nd
with Chris B
tallthinmonkey 25/Jan/05 Solo O/S
with Ben Wallace
Hidden 23/Jan/05 AltLd
Hidden 19/Jan/05 Solo rpt
CathS 19/Jan/05 Solo rpt

By-passed the crux on the ridge as I didnt have climbing axes, but this involved a very exposed and very hairy traverse on a steep snow slope!

Hidden 14/Jan/05 Lead rpt
malky_c ?/Jan/05 -
Hidden ?/Jan/05 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2005 AltLd
rambler_gary ??/2005 -
Dangerous Dave ??/2005 Lead O/S
Marq 30/Dec/04 Solo O/S
with George
Stuart Macfarlane 18/Dec/04 Solo
with Jenny, skog
Mark Owen ?/Dec/04 AltLd O/S
with Alex Murphy
Hidden 15/Mar/04 AltLd
barney_edin 06/Mar/04 -
with Liz H
Marmot Catcher 22/Feb/04 Solo
Hidden ?/Feb/04 Solo
Hidden 31/Jan/04 Solo
Hidden 02/Jan/04 AltLd O/S
Jamie Simpson - Alpine Dragons ?/Jan/04 AltLd O/S
with Numerous
steev ??/2004 -
with Liz
Hidden ??/2004 -
mrtom 29/Dec/03 AltLd O/S
with Mike Moss
Mihkel 20/Dec/03 AltLd

Moved together.

with Andy Fallas
Graham Westbrook ?/Dec/03 Solo
Ed Saint ?/Nov/03 -
Mark Bannan ?/Oct/03 Solo O/S

Good day out in full-on conditions.

sam coward ?/Apr/03 Solo
with Exsoc
crowberry gully 01/Mar/03 Solo
with Ross McGibbon
McGus ?/Feb/03 Lead
with Ruth
Hidden ?/Feb/03 Lead
rockjedi12345 ?/Feb/03 AltLd
with Phil Mathews
Hidden ?/Feb/03 Solo
Sankey 15/Jan/03 Solo
with Andy E
Hidden 10/Jan/03 Solo
Stuart Macfarlane ?/Jan/03 Lead
with Laura
Hidden ?/Jan/03 Solo
dan_o_b ?/Jan/03 Solo O/S
francois ??/2003 Lead
Hidden ??/2003 2nd
joe king ?/Nov/02 -
Hidden 26/Oct/02 AltLd
Hidden ?/Oct/02 -
jamie ward 13/Mar/02 Lead O/S
with John Howes
Hidden 01/Feb/02 Lead
Smudge03 ?/Feb/02 AltLd O/S
nige pacer ?/Feb/02 Lead O/S
Stuart Macfarlane ?/Feb/02 Lead
with Mhairi, Andy W
Hidden ?/Feb/02 -
Hidden ?/Feb/02 Solo
James W ?/Feb/02 -

good fun in nasty conditions

rockjedi12345 ?/Feb/02 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/02 AltLd
Hidden ?/Feb/02 AltLd
Ally Smith ??/2002 Lead

1st winter route. Date a guess; sometime between 2002 & 2003

with Chris Born
Gibson27 ??/2002 Lead
Richard Alderton 30/Dec/01 AltLd
EllieWoods 30/Dec/01 AltLd rpt
FrankW 29/Dec/01 Lead O/S
with Simon Rogers
Hidden 26/Mar/01 Solo
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! ?/Mar/01 Solo
with Duncan
John Roe 08/Feb/01 AltLd

Fiachaill Ridge Direct 150m Grade 2

with Collin Little
snowcat ?/Feb/01 AltLd
with Ned Blanchard
9fingerjon ?/Feb/01 Solo O/S
EllieWoods 06/Jan/01 Lead O/S
with Kath Rosedale
Tubroos! ??/2001 AltLd O/S

Straight up the crest; lovely crisp snow; beautiful weather.

with Kate Lloyd
Gudge ??/2001 -
with gwh
DGY ??/2001 Lead
with Paul L, Alan T, Pete C
Elastic Jones 24/Nov/00 Solo O/S
stubobaloo ?/Mar/00 2nd O/S
with Andy Halliwell
rob k 23/Feb/00 AltLd O/S
with N Smeeton
Sime64 ?/Jan/00 Solo rpt
with Cheryl, Steve M
jgordon75 ??/2000 Solo

Done a number of times

alan moore ??/2000 -
graeme gatherer ??/2000 -
Tim W ??/2000 2nd
with Andrew Wilkinson
peebles boy ??/2000 AltLd
Mark Stevenson 30/Dec/99 Solo O/S
Gman ?/Dec/99 AltLd O/S
with Pete
Hidden ?/Nov/99 Solo O/S
p.crooky#1 19/Jan/99 Solo
with Crotty
Raggar ?/Jan/99 Solo

guesed date

with Ian M, Andy J
dangates ??/1999 -
with Stephanie
James Gordon ??/1999 -
1202alarm ??/1999 -
Jamie B ?/Dec/98 Solo
Hidden 30/Jan/98 AltLd O/S
morsg ??/1998 Solo
with Brian
Jacob Ram 28/Dec/97 Solo
with anthony aylett
Hidden 08/Mar/97 Solo
Colin Mcgregor 09/Feb/97 Solo
Callum Anderson ?/Feb/97 AltLd
with Andy Sallabank
Callum Anderson ?/Feb/97 AltLd
with Andy Sallabank
Hidden ?/Feb/97 2nd
Richard Weller ?/Jan/97 Solo
whispering nic ?/Feb/96 Solo
Colin McKerrell ??/1996 -
johnkeith ??/1996 -
JamieAyres ?/Feb/95 Solo O/S

thin conditions

with Phil Windall
Hidden 30/Jan/95 Lead O/S
Tarquin ??/1995 -
Yourlead ??/1995 Solo
Hidden ??/1995 Solo
Stuart S ?/Mar/94 Solo
Rich Cross - Alpine Guides ??/1994 -
NeilGriffiths ?/Dec/92 -
Hidden ?/Feb/91 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jan/91 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1991 Lead
babymoac 23/Feb/90 Lead
with MTW et al.
Hidden 06/Jan/90 AltLd
jackse ??/1989 Solo
biggianthead 21/Feb/87 -
with HT
Neil Henderson ?/Feb/87 Solo
with Martin McLoughlin
Hidden ?/Feb/87 -
Sime64 ?/Apr/86 -
with Stuart R
macmuseeuw ??/1986 AltLd
with Tommy Kilpatrick, Clark Fenton
Tony Prendergast ?/Feb/84 -
with Chris Foster
biggianthead 03/Feb/83 -
with G
Hidden ?/Feb/81 AltLd
crowberry gully 31/Jan/81 Lead
with Judith Bell
Hidden ??/1978 -
crowberry gully 19/Mar/77 -
with Judith Bell
DonnyDave 10/Jan/77 AltLd
with Ray Banks, Marilyn Banks, Steve Holgarth
Derek Ryden 17/Mar/75 AltLd O/S
Sean Kelly ?/Feb/74 -
with Graham Thompson & Steve Berisford
auldscotal ??/1972 AltLd O/S
with folk from Bangor OE postgrad
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