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How to choose the best Scottish winter climbing routes according to ice conditions


In this recorded Live event, join Mike Pescod to find out everything you need to know about Winter Climbing in Scotland, including where to go, what equipment to use and how to stay safe.

How to choose the best Scottish winter climbing routes according to ice conditions with Mike Pescod, author of the guidebook Winter Climbs: Ben Nevis and Glen Coe. During this live event Mike explains in detail how to assess and determine what the conditions will be like before arriving in the area, so that the most suitable routes can then be selected and enjoyed. Covering hundreds of the best winter climbs on Ben Nevis and in the Glen Coe area, the guidebook features gradings as well as clear advice on the most suitable conditions to tackle each route, with classics such as Point Five Gully, Tower Ridge, SC Route and Aonach Eagach, and routes ranging from straightforward Grade I snow gullies and ridges through to extreme test pieces above Grade VIII.

Routes in the Ben Nevis and Glen Coe guidebook include Point Five Gully, Tower Ridge, SC Route and Aonach Eagach, tackled from bases in Glen Coe and Fort William.

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Winter Climbs: Ben Nevis and Glen Coe - Front Cover

Winter Climbs: Ben Nevis and Glen Coe

Selected snow, ice and mixed routes in a two-volume set

£25.00

A selection of hundreds of the best winter climbs on Ben Nevis and in the Glen Coe area, categorised by type, from straightforward Grade I snow gullies and ridges through to extreme test pieces above Grade VIII. Includes notes on their formation and advice to help maximise your chances of finding the best conditions.

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