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Winter Climbs Ben Nevis/Glenco

Guidebook to the best winter climbing routes around Ben Nevis and Glen Coe with nearly 1000 buttresses ridges and gullies described all illustrated with photo topos. The best routes and access points and a wide choice of options for all grades and types of climb. Scottish winter climbing on Ben Nevis the peaks of Glen Coe and other mountains.
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Ben Nevis is back at the centre of Scottish winter climbing and features the hardest traditional winter climbing in the world. This guidebook describes over 900 climbs here and around Glen Coe including all the new routes of the last eight years and for the first time routes on the newly developed crags on Stob Coire nan Laoigh and Mullach nan Coirean.

  • illustrated on 89 colour photo-topos
  • information on where to go and what to climb in different weather snow and ice conditions and how to judge
  • anecdotes from well-known climbers for further insights and inspiration.
  • Seasons
    from October to May with February and March offering the most reliable climbing and April the unique ice climbing that Ben Nevis is famed for
  • Centres
    Fort William and Glen Coe on the west coast of Scotland
  • Difficulty
    everything from first steps in grade I snow gullies to the hardest traditional winter climb in the world with information on how to judge the climbing conditions and choose the best route
  • Must See
    from the classic climbs of Point Five Gully the Aonach Eagach and Crowberry Gully to the modern masterpieces of The Secret and Anubis on Ben Nevis Aonach Mor and Beag The Grey Coires and Mamores Bidean nam Bian and Buachaille Etive Mor
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