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Skye ridge half traverse

Sep 21, 2016

After a long Summer away, it was back to work with a jolt last week, starting with traversing the Skye Cuillin Ridge.
Paul is an Olympian and an extremley fit chap to boot as you would expect. We had hoped for a one day traverse, but the weather wasn't playing ball so we opted for a half traverse to finish off the parts of the ridge he hadn't done yet.

We went into An Dorus and then along to Gillean, taking in a slightly greasy naismiths route along the way. Seven hours, floor to floor ! safe to say, its the fastest I have ever moved along the Skye Cuillin Ridge with a Client. Well done Paul.

Starting the crux of naismiths route

Naismiths route on the Bhasteir tooth

Paul enjoying drier rock above the crux

Rock climbing in the Skye Cuillins

On the final section of Naismiths Route, Skye cuillins.

On top of Naismiths route, Am Basteir

A view from a hill, on top on Sgurr nan Gillean.

Sgurr nan Gillean, Skye ridge guiding

pinnacle ridge looking good on the walk out.

Pinnacle ridge Skye

 



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