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Ben Nevis Winter climbing conditions

I will be running a separate page for winter conditions on Ben Nevis once the 2015 - 2016 season gets underway. It is under the Winter section of the website. The link is here BEN NEVIS CONDITIONS.

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This is where you can find some pictures and blogs of what I have been up to. I'm not the most avid blogger in the world!, but when the Winter comes there will be regular conditions updates for Ben nevis as well as a dedicated Ben Nevis conditions page this coming winter.

Cheers
Richard 

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Today was the good weather forecast day so we wanted a day in the mountains away from folk. We got it although it did cost us an hour and a half
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Today we went up to Fabrikkfossen above the village. After the usual scrattle up through the trees for half an hour we found a decent way onto the route. Once on it was nice climbing all the way and perfect ice for Ian to do some leading and look at ropework and stance management. The top pitches are in
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First day at Rjukan today so we headed for the safe bet of Krokan. Not too bad conditions there. Most routes ok if a little drippy. Lots of mileage with Ian and Fiona. It wasn't too busy so all in all
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Alastair and I went up Ledge route today in wonderful conditions. Really good high conditions on the mountain at the moment. More pictures on the Ben nevis conditions report. We were hoping to come down No4 but the cornices are quite something at the moment so we wandered over
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Tower ridge Ben Nevis

Dec 23, 2014
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Kevin and I went up Tower ridge today, the conditions were even better than I had hoped. Great useful neve and ice, proper winter conditions with a bit of annoying breakable crust. The climbing pitches
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Steve and I went in to Ben Nevis to have a look at a route Uisdean and Robin had done on the weekend. They had done something which linked various routes 
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Ken and I headed in to Ben nevis today. I led him astray a bit I think and wanted to go and have a look at some potential new routes and do a bit of exploring. The outcome was
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A great day on Saturday presenting and doing some workshops at the backcountry ski gathering at Nevis Range. The day was
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We went winter mountaineering on Ben nevis today. Barry, jamie, Joe and I ventured high into the Ciste. No one has been up there for a wee while. We climbed a nice line 
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Alex and I went up Ledge route on Ben Nevis today, after doing an intro day yesterday with crampons and an axe. Lots of snow but once on the route it was great conditions. Have a look at the Ben Nevis conditions page for more pictures of whet Ben nevis looks like at the moment. The descent is
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