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Traditional first winter jolly with Ms Gilbert

Jan 11, 2016

Di and I met in Meggy car park and through the wonder of modern technology decided that our route on Meggy was probably not there. Simon Richardson once told me "you need to go and stick your nose in it".. perhaps we should have but we went and stuck our noses in a very snowy Classic cairngorms route instead.

It wasn't that bad but it wasn't that good either! The guidebook states that it is easier but less well protected when iced up.. It was neither Lots of unconsolidated snow with the odd decent hook and dug out foot ledge.

Still, fairly typical for our usual first winter outing together.

Di on the first pitch

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Just after the crux..y corner

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Nearly there.

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