Keith McGregor - 140348

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Date : 05/02/2010

Grade : IV

Grade : 3

Style : Alternate Lead

Type : Snow & Ice Climbing

Weather : Cloudy - poor visibility

Wind : Moderate wind

Camping Type : N/A

Nights Camping : 0

Crag : Ben Nevis

Climb : Tower Ridge

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Description

Big day out on this claim Scottish route. Toped out with a temperature inversion on top. Soft conditions with lots of new snow.

Area : Ben Nevis and Carn Mor Dearg

Ben Nevis is certainly the biggest and most famous winter climbing ground in Scotland, with something for everyone from the debutante to the most experienced and skilled. The almost alpine grandeur of the north face can, in a good winter, transform into a world where climbable snow-ice forms at almost every angle. It provides climbs suitable for any stage of the winter, from early season snowed-up rock climbs to late season ice wall specials. Also included here are the small number of winter climbing opportunities on the neighbouring Carn Mor Dearg.

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