20th March 2016
(Above) Dry, cool and overcast today. The snow bridge survives despite further strafing from passers-by.
(Above) Cornices still in place above E, NE and some S aspects. Bellevue Buttress in the photo.
(Above)Â Large gnarly cornice lingering above Missed the Post on the Post Face.
(Above) Quite a large cornice on a S aspect adjacent to the Inner Coire of Coire Ardair.
(Above) Group of 3 climbers (under instruction?) in Raeburn’s Gully in Coire Ardair.
(Above) Easy Gully choked with cornice debris.
(Above) Saw a pair of climbers on Staghorn Gully – one just visible below The Pipes.
(Above) The two Staghorn climbers finishing their route up North Pipe. South Pipe now incomplete.
(Above) The Inner Coire. Pumpkin to the left: incomplete.
(Above) Cinderella: complete with cornice debris. Cornices still remain over this low grade gully line.
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21st March 2016 1:14 pm
Thanks for such a detailed report. The climbing options are looking pretty limited. It’ll be interesting to see if winter will return, There is time yet!!! Thanks again
24th March 2016 10:02 pm
Thanks for your entertaining and enlightening blogs this season. I’ve enjoyed reading them and being introduced to your Apprentice and SIT among others. Thanks for today’s well timed photos as well – the Staghorn gully climbers.
24th March 2016 10:08 pm
Glad you find them useful, David. Many thanks for your comment.