Winter Climbs Ben Nevis and Glen Coe
Cicerone Press Limited, 22 nov 2012 - 384 pagine
Guidebook to the best graded winter climbing routes around Ben Nevis and Glen Coe, with nearly 1000 buttresses, ridges and gullies described, all illustrated with photo topos. This guide covers all that is best on Ben Nevis, as well as Carn Dearg, Aonachs Mor and Beag, and Bidean nam Bian and its related summits, Buchaille Etive Mor, Beinn Udlaidh and outlying peaks in Glen Coe as are the crags on Stob Coire an Laoigh and Mullach nan Coirean. With colour photography throughout and information on interpreting avalanche forecasts, as well as a section on judging which crags will be in good condition, will make this guide essential for all winter climbers.
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18 February abseil Aonach Aonach Beag Aonach Eagach aréte Ascend avalanche belay beneath Buachaille Etive Mor bulge Carn Dearg Cascade cave Central Buttress Central Gully chimney chockstone cliffs Climb the chimney Climb the corner Climb the groove climbers Coire nan Lochan Continue cornice crack crest Crowberry crux descent direct easier ground exit February finish flake Follow foot gain Glen Coe Central Glen Etive Glen Nevis go left Go right grade Gully Buttress H Maclnnes ice climbs ice pitch icefall icicle icy groove january leads ledge left side left-hand leftwards Lochan March mixed climb mixed ground move left narrow Nevis Central North East Buttress North Face Number Observatory Ridge obvious off-width overhang Pinnacle ramp Richardson right side right-hand rightwards short wall slab snow bay snow slope South starting steep corner steep groove steep ice steep wall summit terrace Tower Ridge traverse left traverse right upper Upper Cascade