The steeper and more direct finish to Parallel A gully. Take the narrow right fork where the main gully is split by a wall near the top

MrRiley 14/Dec/18 AltLd O/S

One of the only complete routes in the coire, apart from the first pitch which we avoided on the left. Good neve for the first 3 pitches, aweful steep sugar for the last 2, scary. Atmospheric route! Write up here:

with Jamie, Little AndyH
Little AndyH 14/Dec/18 AltLd O/S
Sophie Nunn 28/Feb/16 AltLd dnf

Very thin conditions mixed in with powdery snow in places. Bailed off from the last pitch.

with Neilaw
OliverRoss 27/Feb/16 AltLd O/S

Brilliant climbing to start with, then went off route and conditions got more powdery. Blue skies throughout the day, and stars at the top of the route after some swimming.

with James Wilson
Rockley 27/Feb/16 AltLd O/S

Went onto parallel B, abbed back onto A. Powdery & runout, very corniced at top. Long day out! Ollie p1, 3 & 4

with Ollie
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samwillo 01/Feb/12 Lead

Peter had an epic struggle with the cornice.

with Lairig Climbing Club
peter.herd 29/Jan/12 AltLd O/S

Intro to Lochnagar, lead pitches 2,4 and 6. Desperate time on run out snow and cornice well into the dark. Otherwise awesome.

with Sam Williams
Captain Solo 07/Jan/11 Solo

Plan B as partner failed to materialise, no booby prize this though. Lovely snow ice on direct start and middle section, minimal powder in gully. Decided to go for right fork as it looked well iced and not so much powder as left fork. Cornice was a little bigger than I had hoped, took about 20mins to exit.

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Hidden 27/Mar/10 AltLd O/S
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morsy 13/Dec/09 AltLd

traversed in from left above 1st pitch

niallk 22/Feb/09 AltLd O/S

Somehow got both the hollow ice pitch at the bottom and digging a trench through the cornice whilst standing on an unnervingly soft snow-ridge. Good variation route though.

david0811 20/Feb/09 AltLd O/S

Great climb. lead the crux pitch.

with Mark Reid
Chris wilson 20/Apr/08 AltLd O/S

Fantastic conditions for April, fat ice and good neve all the way except at the cornice. The iced up rocky step in the right fork provided some good entertainment. The cornice and the steep approach were unpleasant on soft snow. Great route and we seemed to be the only ones climbing in the coire!

with mmac
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steveb2006 27/Feb/99 AltLd

A busy day in the corrie. This route looks one of the least busy. Good climb - the only winter route this season.

with Tim Cairns
Sean Kelly ?/Feb/76 AltLd

Done with direct start.

with Ken Burton
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