Keith McGregor - 140348

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Winter Climbing Record

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Date : 19/01/2018

Grade : IV

Grade : 4

Style : Alternate Lead

Type : Mixed Climbing

Weather : Light snow - poor visibility

Wind : Moderate wind

Camping Type : Valley camp

Nights Camping : 1

Crag : Buachaille Etive Mor

Climb : North Buttress

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Description

Climbed with Mike. Excellent route in typical Scottish conditions. Had to use nav skills to get of due to avalanche risk in the decent gully

Area : Glen Coe, Ardgour and Loch Etive to Appin (winter)

Glen Coe gives a wealth of winter climbing opportunities of all grades and styles, something indeed for everyone. The cliffs are also, in the main, easily accessible which means they can become very popular. This area also includes the winter climbs on the mountains south of Glen Coe in Glen Etive, and on hills more southerly still but north of the A85 Oban road (notably Ben Cruachan). Also included are the hills of Appin and Ballachuilish, the dry tooling of Ballachuilish bridge, and the winter climbs in Ardgour (notably Garbh Bheinn).

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