UKC

The only obvious blue ice in the couloir. A short ice wall leads to an in situ belay. The upper reaches of the normal route offer some superb scenery.
Very suitable for learners.
Can vary hugely in difficulty and length depending on the current conditions.

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Route of Interest

Pygmy Ridge

Grade: IV 5 ***
(Cairn Gorm - Stob Coire an t-Sneachda)
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