Paul James, MIC - - Winter and Rock Climbing Conditions

Monday, 25 March 2013

25-03-13, Buachaille Etive Mor, Glen Coe - Winter Mountaineering

Midway up Curved Ridge.
Today seeing as we were on a mountaineering course, I thought it would be a good idea to do some mountaineering! So what else Curved Ridge, in the sunshine - Magic! Still a bit windy today but nothing as to what we have had over the past 5 days. There were a couple of other teams on the mountain today - climbing North Buttress. There is some good ice to be had at the start of Curved Ridge (Easy Gully), and the water-slide has some impressive icicles dripping from the slab. We descended down Coire na Tulloch, but there is a lot of wind slab about.

1 comment:

  1. Fantastic blog! I've done a bit of mountain climbing before, but never anything this extreme! The conditions look extreme!
    I don't suppose you would consider sharing this on Glipho? We're a new social blogging site with an active community of creative bloggers, many of who are into climbing themselves- I bet they would love to see and discuss your work here! If you like, take a quick peek over at and see what you think. You can import posts from this existing blog to Glipho too, it's quite easy!

    Thanks for your time, and I'm looking forward to the next update!

    All the best,