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Andrew Nelson ??/2017 -
olekemi 30/Apr/16 AltLd

Approach by Orion Directissima. Thought I had finished my winter season, but not so. And why should I when you can have days like this? One of the better days out, for sure. Nice atmosphere with friends (as in pals, not cams) left, right and center on the face.

with Jeremy M
HimTiggins 23/Apr/16 AltLd O/S
with Amanda, Alan
Hidden 10/Mar/16 2nd
hamish2016 06/Mar/16 AltLd O/S
with Ben
benclimbing 06/Mar/16 AltLd O/S

Good route, more gear than expected fortunately! Some great ice in places

with HamishD
alexm198 29/Mar/15 AltLd O/S

In 8 pitches, led evens. Started up the Directissima, which was hilariously thin for the most part. The crux on Astral is fantastic! Weather was absolutely savage once on the ridge, proper warfare.

with John Crook
masa-alpin 25/Mar/15 AltLd O/S

I lead the odd-number pitches, and Helen did the even ones, up to P8. The first ice wall in the pitch (P4) above the Basin did not touch the floor with brittle ice, so we climbed Epsilon Chimney for 10 metres and traversed in to the right to the ice proper from there. More like an underprotected VI/6 in today's conditions.

with Helen R
dj_brigham05 24/Mar/15 AltLd O/S

Great day and cracking route. First route on the Orion Face. Happy considering no climbing for over a year :)

GraMc 24/Mar/15 AltLd O/S

type 1 fun!

tjmillen 15/Mar/15 AltLd
Uisdean hawthorn 14/Mar/15 AltLd O/S
andyinglis 14/Mar/15 AltLd O/S

Orion Direct into the basin. Great route on a blue sky day.

Hidden ?/Mar/15 AltLd O/S
RClothier ?/Mar/15 -
with AmyG
AmyG ?/Mar/15 -
with Robin
luckyjim 30/Mar/14 AltLd

Snow/ice pretty cruddy in places could do with a good freeze!!

with D Helm
Captain Solo 19/Apr/13 AltLd

One of the best climbs I've done on the mountain. Excellent conditions and weather and the whole face to ourselves. Started up Orion Direct for 2 pitches to the Basin then direct after that, a great way to finish an incredible season.

with Gary
GaryK 19/Apr/13 AltLd O/S

Good climbing in a fantastic situation. My first route on Orion face, I shall be returning to explore the rest.

with Ewan Lyons
Hidden 13/Apr/13 AltLd O/S
Uisdean hawthorn 13/Apr/13 -
Hidden 04/Apr/13 AltLd
Tubs 16/Mar/13 AltLd O/S

Great route in a stupendous position and not that steep. Best of the Nevis routes for me so far.

with Dave M
robertmichaellovell 10/Mar/13 AltLd
with Fiona
centurion05 ??/2012 AltLd O/S

Amazing day, possibly my favorite on Ben Nevis.

with stu joyce, chris thorne
Hidden ?/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 17/Mar/11 2nd
Hidden ??/2011 -
adie84 ??/2011 -
Smelly Fox 27/Mar/10 AltLd O/S

Started with the Orion Directissima to the basin. Some nice climbing. Felt soft for VI. Good alternative to the madness of crowds on Orion Direct!

s kennedy 27/Mar/10 AltLd O/S
with tris fox
Martin Cooper 07/Mar/10 AltLd

More VI 6 than VI 5. Steep ice leaving ramp above basin but thick enough

with Stan
Hidden 18/Apr/08 2nd
Hidden 05/Apr/08 AltLd
Hidden 05/Apr/08 AltLd O/S
jaggy bunnet 19/Mar/08 AltLd
sgl 31/Mar/07 AltLd
with Konnie
Hidden 31/Mar/07 AltLd O/S
Chad123 24/Mar/07 AltLd

Classic route, takes a perfect line straight up the cliff, and with the option of adding on the fun bits of north east buttress, a great day out. Weather was absolutely perfect, sat on top for an hour enjoying life......

with James Humble
jamestheyip 24/Mar/07 AltLd O/S
with Miguel Ciriza
akhughes ?/Mar/07 AltLd O/S
with Steptoe
Hidden 12/Mar/05 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/1996 AltLd
Hidden 12/Mar/88 Solo O/S
jon 14/Feb/87 AltLd
with malc c
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1986 AltLd

Soloed up Orion Direct to get to start

with Dave Crowther
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