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Tower ridge, ledge route and baby glaciers on Ben Nevis

Sep 29, 2015

Took Rab and Nick up Tower ridge yesterday and we came down ledge route to avoid the hordes. By far the best way down off the mountain if you are parked at the North Face carpark. A great and quick day, just over a couple of hours to get up the route. Lots of very deep snow patches in Observatory still which will soon start to grow again as the first snows come in the next month or so.

On the initial arete of Tower ridge.

On the start of Tower ridge

Rab on the tricky direct summer line low on Tower Ridge.

Scrambling on Toer ridge

Nick following up.

Climbing on Ben Nevis

Big snow remaining in Observatory and Tower gullies.

Snow in Observatory gully

Happy duo on the top of tower ridge.

On the summit of Tower ridge, Ben Nevis

 



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