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Full-on Scottish conditions. Spindrift on Winter Chimney (V,5), Ben Nevis
© TonyM, Mar 2005
Route: Winter Chimney (V 5)
Climbers: TonyM
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This really captures the essence of winter climbing: cold, uncomfortable and even bizarre but worth all the effort.
Geoffrey Michaels - 24/Oct/05Report
Atmospheric shot, shows what its all about,well done for taking the trouble to get it!
dek - 24/Oct/05Report
Looks grim... Love it!!
Tom M Williams - 26/Dec/05Report
If you've got the Damilano-Perroux book "Cascades Autour du Mont Blanc: Tome II", there's a picture of this climb in there with Robin Clothier leading. There it looks more like a Nothern Corries 'scratching' route. Maybe that's why it appears in a section of text philosophising about the perils of "le dry-tooling ... endangeureuse l'aetheticisme". ;-)
TonyM - 11/Jan/06Report
think this is my favourite pic on UKC.
Jon de Leyser - 04/Mar/13Report
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